Safety and Compliance Specialist
Trimac Transportation
Mississauga, Ontario
4d ago

Safety and Compliance Specialist Summary : Essential Duties / Responsibilities :

  • Identify unsafe acts, conditions, and hazards, investigate root causes, identify corrective and preventative actions
  • Monitor compliance of Health and Safety policies, procedures and guidelines, supports and mentors on safety standards, policies OHS / OHSA legislation and industry standards.
  • Completes a weekly activity report with regards to safety initiatives, projects, and summary of observations.
  • Ensure safety training is current and levels meet the Company’s needs and regulatory expectations
  • Coordinates external safety training and conducts internal training.
  • Conducts workplace inspections, leads hazard assessments and briefs the management team of areas for improvement
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting safety audits and assessments of organizations and workplaces
  • Verify that all applicable safety documents are being completed and files are maintained at branch level
  • Coordinate and participate in Job Task Observation (JTO) campaigns to in compliance with policies and procedures; recommend corrective actions if required.
  • Primary Interactions

  • Interacts daily with the branch operations team and employees
  • Collaborates with the Operations teams, Safety Manager, Regional Directors
  • Knowledge / Skills :

  • Comprehensive working knowledge of OH&S / OSHA Policies, Regulations, and Industry Standards
  • 5 years of industrial industry experience including working knowledge of confined space, working at height, hot work, mobile equipment, WHMIS, TDG, Respiratory fit testing
  • Direct experience assessing training needs, creating training materials to fulfill those needs, and then delivering the training
  • A certified auditor is an asset
  • Exemplary communication skills, influential and assertive personality
  • Writing skills and proven success in the development of policies and procedures
  • ability to understand and analyze complex information and present it simply and accurately
  • Education and Experience

  • Mandatory High School Diploma
  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years managing a health and safety program
  • Fall arrest
  • Respiratory fittest
  • Train the Trainer in both TDG and WHMIS
  • First Aid Responder
  • A current passport may be required
  • Work Availability

  • Must be able to travel
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as determined by management
  • Must be available and willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays when the needs arises and in order to meet business needs
  • WORKING CONDITIONS Physical Effort Physical Environment

  • Extensive travel must be prepared for both extreme heat and cold weather conditions. Can be exposed to dangerous and / or toxic substances and must take necessary precautions to protect eyes, nose, and skin from irritation and infection.
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