We currently have a Regular Full-time opportunity for a Safety Specialist in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Department, located at the Bayview Campus.
Hours of Work:
Weekdays: Days; 8hrs; As per schedule; On Call Required
Summary of Duties
Receive and review complaints, hazard reports and incident investigations, advising and assisting in identification, evaluation and control of hazards as required.
Assist individual departments in the implementation of the corporate health and safety program.
Coordinate corporate asbestos program, including policy, procedures, permit system and update surveys.
Serve as a resource to Corporate Planning and Plant Operations Departments with regard to health and safety aspects of construction, renovation and maintenance projects.
Act as a Resource to the Joint Occupational Health & Safety committee, departmental and corporate safety committees (i.e. LASER, Radiation Safety).
Schedule and manage JOHSC inspections for all sites.
Maybe required to develop safety plans as part of the corporate Violence Prevention Program.
Conduct proactive job safety analyses, workplace inspections and audits.
Perform ergonomic assessments and physical demands analyses.
Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of health and safety policies, procedures, program materials and risk assessments.
Conduct industrial hygiene monitoring such as noise surveys and indoor air quality assessments (including investigating potential water damage)
Maybe required to assist with Safety related issues at the Holland Centre, Reactivation Care Centre and St. John’s Rehab sites.
Participates in the maintenance of the departmental intranet website.
Liaison with the Ministry of Labour and external auditors as required.
Post-Secondary degree in Occupational Health & Safety or related field required
CRSP, CIH or ROH considered an asset
Significant recent, related health & safety experience in a unionized environment required
Previous experience with safety in a hospital/healthcare setting preferred
Significant experience working with joint health and safety committees required
Strong understanding of, and experience applying Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant legislation / regulations
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in conducting job safety analyses, indoor air quality surveys, incident investigations, and a variety of inspections and audits
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 211376 to:
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
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