To provide support to safety / training management on matters of safety, security, education & compliance, proactively promote a safety first’ culture, through a process of hazard identification and risk control, developing policy, supporting the field operation to introduce safe working procedures and proactive audit programs.
Responsible for driving corporate safety and administer field station training programs for ramp and cargo operations through hands on and verbal instruction.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Acts as the lead specialist for safety compliance for YYZ ground operations.
Ensures a daily presence in the work areas for safety inspections, audits, equipment inspections.
Ensures safety and quality audits are conducted, reviewed and closed.
Conducts and / or assists in accident / incident investigations.
Reviews station employee injury trends and directs corrective action.
Conducts Risk Assessments as directed. Ensures that risk Assessments are completed at the station level.
Coordinates safety and quality promotion initiatives.
Provides Station Manager with periodic progress reports, audit schedules and assessments of safety and quality programs.
Support corporate compliance with applicable Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations.
Support employees and supervisors in undertaking the proactive and preventative measures necessary to achieve compliance with health and safety legislation as it applies to them.
Complete full investigations and reporting compliance to Sr. Management Team.
Report any breaches of statutory requirements or company best practice to management.
Participate in Safety audits daily and provide corrective action assistance to management.
Conduct risk assessments, accident investigations health and safety inspections as required by Station Manager or designate.
Provide new hire and annual recurrent training for all station personnel.
Maintain compliance with all government, customer and company policies / procedures.
Perform other duties as required.
High school diploma with at least three years of experience in ramp / cargo operations.
Must possess or be able to possess a valid RAIC for YYZ Airport
Must possess or be able to possess a valid AVOP / DA for YYZ Airport
Experience in environmental, safety, industrial hygiene or related field preferred.
Formal OSHA or similar Safety Certification desired
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with all levels, including program development and presentation skills.
Must be able to work extended hours on short notice when required.
Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word and presentation software programs.
Ability to plan and implement programs
Ability to drive safety van and truck from one work site to another as needed.
A working knowledge of GSE maintenance issues.
Understanding of the wider airport operational environment.
Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs when required.
Experience and understanding of the commercial issues in aviation.
Ability to travel for periods of time, occasional at short notice, both domestically and international.
Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays and days off if necessary.
Experience of Health and Safety management.