Health and Safety Coordinator (WSIB Administration)
ParaMed Home Health Care
Toronto, ON
The role of the Workplace Safety and HR Coordinator – primary responsibility to work with Corporate Health & Safety – direct reporting line to DD & and dotted line to Safety – this will provide branch support to ensure that we are mitigating costs, returning workers to a safe work environment, completing and submitting required documentation within timeframes and supporting compliance with all 24/7 safety training requirements. New hire documentation including benefits office payroll changes are required as needed.

Job Duties

Implement the company Health and Safety program which includes setting standards, communication, training, evaluation and continuous improvement, as directed by Corporate

Provides support to all levels of management and supervision with regards to the implementation of policies and procedures

Conduct/coordinate safety training (online 24/7) for new hires, temporary staff, and Office administration as required

Identify and assess potential hazards, providing recommendations with consultation of corporate OHS to correct the hazard(s), and follow up on implemented recommendations

Maintain monthly and annual inspection reports, training records and refresh dates

Lead the activities and responsibilities of the Joint Health and Safety Committee, working closely with committee representatives and management

Prepare monthly safety reports

Inspect and maintain first aid kits.

Maintain valid MSDS/SDS for hazardous materials on site

Joint Health and Safety Committee facilitation, participation and maintenance

WSIB: Manage worker compensation claims and return to work programs; assist with Modified Work Programs, and temporary placements in Retirement Home Setting when field work is not an option, to provide services assigned as voluntary in Extendicare Retirement Homes

Coordinate and implement employment contract changes as advised by Branch Client Services Manager or District Director - LOA, long term leave, voluntary termination or reduction of hours.

Participate in New Employee Orientation

Support HR/LR as needed for administrative functions

Skills and Qualifications:
College diploma in a related field i.e. Business Administration, HR entry level, LR, OHS or payroll

3+ years of relevant experience; health and safety experience is an asset.

Must be organized, and manage/prioritize several projects at once.

Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and soft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Establish rapport and work with a diverse group of management and staff.

Current Certification for JOHSC is required- will provide course to obtain.


Background in community healthcare environment would be an asset

1-3 years of experience in OHS and JOHSC

Experience with Scheduling Software and Microsoft Applications an asset.

Familiarity with LHIN would be an asset

Ability to communicate and work effectively on a multidisciplinary team.

Proficient in use of computers and other office equipment.

Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.

Previous experience in handling confidential or sensitive information;

Able to manage time efficiently and prioritize multiple tasks.

Superior telephone manners and strong interpersonal skills.

Work Conditions

Interacts with employees, external stake holders such as healthcare workers, management, WSIB
Overtime may be required.
Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, lifting and supporting patients