Health & Safety Specialist
Citron Hygiene
Markham, ON, Canada
6d ago

Health & Safety Specialist, Markham

Markham, ON, Canada Req #167 Monday, October 4, 2021

Our vision is to become the world’s most reliable innovative hygiene solutions provider, improving quality of life by building healthy spaces in communities where we live, work and play.

Sounds simple? Definitely not, but that’s exactly why we are taking on the challenge. We want to live in a world where facilities are safe and hygienic.

At Citron Hygiene, we are committed to being the best, and that starts with finding the best people. We have developed a team of amazing people across Canada, US and UK.

As the 2019 recipient of the Globe and Mail’s Employee Recommended Workplace, we are collaborative, have integrity, we deliver the highest quality in everything we do and we have fun doing it.

Position Summary

The Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for the creation, management and implementation of Health and Safety policies within the organization.

The incumbent will be required to discover and assess potential health and safety risks in the workplace and on work sites and advise on strategies and implement training programs for employees to reduce the risk of accidents on a day to day basis.

Duties and Responsibilities :

Under the supervision of the Director, Human Resources, the duties and responsibilities of the Health and Safety Specialist include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Devise and implement health and safety policies, strategies and programs in accordance with provincial health and safety requirements across Canada;
  • Develop preventative measures for accidents and assist with accident investigations;
  • Ensure employees have undertaken the appropriate health and safety training;
  • Inspect work sites for potential hazards and health and safety violations;
  • Remain aware new legislation the changing health and safety environment and make recommendations to improve company programs and policies
  • Maintain all paperwork relating to Health and Safety such as, monthly reports, policies, and investigation;
  • Assist with workers’ compensation claims; and
  • Oversee the health and safety committees and participate and provide guidance at monthly meetings as required.
  • Work with department leaders and Training and Development specialist
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Requirements

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of recent and relevant experience in health and safety;
  • Post-secondary education in Health and Safety, or a related field;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the occupational health and safety legislation and associated regulations across Canada;
  • Bilingual in English and French an asset;
  • Valid G license and a willingness to travel.
  • Manufacturing / Warehousing experience preferred
  • Working Conditions :

  • Work normal business hours but may be required to do some work in the evenings or outside normal working hours;
  • Able to work on a computer for long periods of time;
  • Required to work in a busy, open area office which may result in constant interruptions;
  • Required to spend long hours concentrating which will require attention to detail and high levels of accuracy;
  • What’s in it for you?

  • Excellent career advancement opportunities and learning experiences within a rapidly growing company
  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position.

    They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.

    In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position.

    They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.

    In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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