This is a great opportunity with a well established Tier 1 automotive parts supplier.
The ideal candidate will be a proactive professional, well versed in related H&S regulations, legislation, and occupational hygiene assessments and will have experience in employee engagement and training a large multi-process manufacturing environment.
Responsibilities: (not limited to)
Co-Chair the Joint Health and Safety Committee to ensure a proactive approach is taken by all members:
-Coordinate H & S training for all levels as required.
-Take part in selecting / accepting volunteers for committee and coordinate Health and Safety training as required for them.
-Ensure that committee conducts inspections monthly.
-Hold monthly meetings.
Review and update Health and Safety procedures.
Ensure the Contractor Management Program is adhered to and associated documents are retrieved. Oversee the orientation program for contractors.
Develop/modify Health and Safety Training programs and teach in-house.Follow-up sessions to take place, where appropriate, for each job / department.
Maintain and update Health and Safety Orientation Program and conduct Orientation and WHMIS training for all existing employees as well as all new hires.
Maintain the Emergency Response, Machine Entrapment, and Fire Safety Plan Programs and provide training when necessary.
Conduct occupational hygiene assessments and ensure air and noise sampling is conducted when required.
Conduct Accident investigations and ensure full closure of action items.
Assists with company Return to Work Program.
Develop preventative procedures / methods to reduce or eliminate accidents.
Remain well versed with any changes in Legislation and associated Standards. Notify appropriate personnel of these changes.
Co-Chair the Ergonomics Committee alongside the Engineering Manager. Ensure ergonomic assessments and improvements are conducted on time. Conduct Respirator Fit Testing when necessary.
Liaison with Management pertaining to Health and Safety issues.
Ensure all employees adhere to applicable legislative requirements.
Develop preventative procedures / methods to reduce and / or eliminate health and safety accidents.
Oversee inspections/audits action plans.
Conduct annual ISO 45001 Health and Safety Management System Internal Audits.
Knowledge Base (not limited to)
College Diploma or University Degree.
8-10 years in the Health, Safety field.
Detailed understanding in paint and welding processes, robotic systems, injection moulding, roll forming, stamping, assembly, aluminum extrusion, CNC, tool and die machine shops, and forklifts.
Considerable knowledge in the OHSA, WSIA, Industrial Regulation 851, Construction Projects Regulation 213, Confined Spaces Regulation 632, Designated Substances Regulation 490, WHMIS Regulation 860, and any associated Ontario Regulations, Ontario Fire Code, Ontario Building Code, CSA Standards: Z432, Z142, Z434, Z460, Z462, and ANSI Standards: B151.1, and the ACGIH Heat Stress and Strain Standard.
Knowledge in the following would be an asset: CSA Standards: A344, B149.2, B167-16, B334, B354.1, W117, Z94.2, Z94.3, Z94.4, and ANSI Standard Z358.1
Comfortable and competent trainer in front of large audiences.