Promotes and implements health and safety and upkeep of several facilities within the organization
Directs and manages all Environmental Services and Maintenance activities (HVAC, Electrical, Fire Protection Systems, Grounds and Building Maintenance, Life Safety, Security, System Engineering and Transportation Services) to maintain efficient, effective, and consistent operating procedures 24/7 including but not limited to general and preventative maintenance, grounds maintenance, safety and environment
Ensures compliance with administrative, legal and regulatory requirements
Supervising and managing team members
Lead, support and maintain Return to Work Program and inform key members, such as Management and Human Resources regarding updates of specific cases
Maintain all WSIB related documentation and files of incidents
Provide overall strategic leadership to set the direction, deliver activities to support operation objectives/deliverables and implement procedures to mitigate risk.
Drive the operational implementation of strategies and initiatives in a way that builds a business-wide safety and compliance culture that is in line with policies, procedures, and values
Work with business lead managers to manage and reduce workers compensation claims and ensure appropriate return to work, work transfer, and fit for duty programs
Develop and implement compliance audits of operations for all locations to ensure company and regulatory
Promote good practice relating to health, safety, environmental & quality management across the business creating synthesis and consistency across the business from Health & Safety, Quality, and Sustainability perspective.
Advise on compliance with applicable legislation and industry best practice through the management of the provincial business leads.
Advise on the investigation and reporting of accidents, incidents and non-conformances and making recommendations for corrective action through provincial business leads.
Interact with clients/users around specific/defined deliverables, liaise with statutory bodies as appropriate and lead inspections/audits as required
Abide by all Company policies including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Environmental, Quality, Human Resources policies, and the Employee Handbook
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent
5 plus years of progressive leadership experience in Health and Safety
Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
Demonstrated ability to serve as a successful participant on the executive management team that provides company leadership and direction.
Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and skills in database management and record keeping.
General knowledge of various employment laws and practices.
Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs.
Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.
Excellent organizational skills.
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