Why work for Lafarge?
As the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. At Lafarge Canada Inc., safety comes first, collaboration matters and diversity is celebrated with people who share our desire to continually make our materials better.
Do you have the drive, the skills, and the passion to join us?
The Health & Safety Coordinator will help to support the regional Health & Safety Manager and regional business team in implementation of health and safety management systems and processes. In this role, you will provide health and safety guidance to the operations to help the region comply with Lafarge Group Standards, Country level policies, and jurisdictional regulations. Serving as a strategic business partner, you will provide technical subject matter expertise and guidance on hazard recognition and risk mitigation controls through active engagement with front line leaders and workers.
As a Health & Safety Coordinator, you will be responsible for:
Market Area & Product Line Accountability:
Provide direct H&S coaching to the operational site level leadership, and safety committee representatives and embedded safety personnel
Assist with facilitation and coordination of training including annual start ups, supervisor seminars, visual personal commitment, Boots on the Ground etc.
Perform risk assessments and development of safe work procedures for regional and country purposes
Provide guidance and support to operations to meet OHS, country and Group expectations
Assists with facilitation of serious investigations including; recordable injuries, near misses, critical incidents etc.
Assist to accompany and comply with OHS inspections and potential orders
Plan, coordinate, and conduct COR audits to ensure annual rebate for the region
Support the regional operations in preparation for Group HSMS audits and develop action plans for continuous improvement
Participate in North America HSMS audits identifying compliance gaps against Group health and safety standards
Support HS manager and regional operations in development and implementation of H&S priorities, guidance documents, key lessons learned, best practices, policies etc.
Support and guide the regional operations in claim management and injury prevention
Support HS Manager in implementation of both country and regional HSE-IP objectives
Assist with utilization of internal reporting tools to meet country reporting requirements
Support regional operations in implementation and maintenance of programs such as Sitedocs, Icare, Avetta, etc.
Assist to develop and share regional communications to all stakeholders including; key lessons, best practices, alerts, KPIs etc.
Relationships with Other Jobs:
Collaborate with the WCAN HS Team and Head of Health & Safety in determining Country priorities and action plans
Develop and maintain positive and constructive relationships with local regulatory agencies
Engage with front line leadership and workers through being present in the field (minimum of 8 hours per week)
Collaborate with other regional functional supports and business partners such as Human Resources, Procurement, and Environment
RMX plants (19), Aggregates (15), Asphalt (8), Construction (25 crews), Infrastructure (1), Marine (3)
HS expert for the regional product line eg. Cement, RMX, Aggregate, Concrete Products, Construction etc.
Post-secondary certification (degree, diploma, certificate) in Occupational Health & Safety is preferred
Certification: CRSP preferred, CSO or NCSO is required
COR auditor certification
3-5 years working experience as a health & safety professional. Construction industry is preferred
Excellent communication skills. Preferred computer skills: Google Platform, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Knowledge of relevant Provincial regulations
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of the organization
Valid driver's license
Must be able to travel within North America
As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.
As we are reinventing the way the world builds, we need world-class talent to join our Lafarge Canada team: people who are passionate, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.
Whatever you do, you will make a difference here. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs.
See more opportunities at www.lafarge.ca/careers.
We thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.