Assistant Health and Safety Officer
Kimco Steel Sales Ltd
Kingston, ON

*This is an Entry-Level position*

Summary:

  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of health and safety & environmental policies and procedures. Provide guidance and advice to all departments pertaining to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations
  • Assist and/or lead in near misses, incident/accident investigations, root cause analysis and problem solving, follow up of corrective and preventative actions and reports
  • Assist in effective WSIB claims management including completion of required forms, reporting on all Workplace Injury cases and managing early return to work programs
  • Provide education and training for all new hires on orientation and annual refresher training for current employees
  • Take part in Joint Health and Safety Committee meetings and the taking of minutes
  • Assist in conducting monthly workplace inspections and coordinating annual inspections of equipment
  • Maintain & Update Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Ensure that a clean and safe work environment is always maintained
  • Ensure that all employees receive proper safety and environmental training and understand all job tasks
  • Assist the health & safety officer with third party health & safety compliance
  • Perform other duties as required

Education requirements

  • College diploma in Business Human Resources or Health and Safety related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Certified Health and Safety Representative

Work Experience requirements

  • Minimum of one year of experience in an industrial environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience delivering training presentations

Knowledge and Skills requirements

  • Good understanding of legal health and safety guidelines
  • Ability to produce reports and develop relevant policies
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment

Compensation:

  • Based on qualifications and experience (44 hours/week)

Benefits offered:

  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Pension

*Must own or have access to a vehicle and possess a clean driving record*

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Health and Safety: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)