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Regional Health & Safety Spcialist

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Date: 24-Jul-2019

Location: Dartmouth, NS, CA

Company: Purolator

Reporting to the Senior Manager, National Health and Safety, and acting as a trusted advisor to business partners, this role will lead the execution of Purolator’s health and safety program within the Metro Division.


Duties Include, but are not limited to:

  • Adopting the principles of continuous improvement, provide leadership, direction and integration of the safety management system to establish and maintain a strong safety culture
  • Actively promote a healthy workplace that is free from workplace violence and harassment
  • Work collaboratively with the Environment, Health and Safety team, and with business partners, to drive an improvement in injury frequency
  • Educate, consult with and influence management regarding unique safety requirements impacting their decisions, business unit operations, systems and procedures
  • In partnership with the Learning and Development team, support the implementation of required Health and Safety training for Purolator`s managers, employees and contractors, including the maintenance of company and regulatory records and files
  • Work directly with facility and department managers to implement and maintain health and safety operating procedures
  • Monitor, review and report monthly health and safety performance indicators/measures
  • Evaluate, analyze, and provide suggestions for the improvement and enhancement of work processes, equipment, productivity and cost containment
  • Partner with stakeholders regarding incident investigations, using our Medgate (Cority) program by conducting assessment and root cause analysis, identification of corrective action, ensuring desired follow-up are achieved
  • Support Purolator’s return-to-work program
  • Support the external Environment, Health and Safety audit process (identify safety hazards, non-compliance, provide recommendations/programs to mitigate gaps in compliance, etc.)
  • Ensure integration of health and safety measures into all new processes, equipment, and contract work



  • The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a 3 year Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety, 4 year degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of Occupational Health and Safety (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience)
  • Professional Designation as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) preferred
  • A highly effective health and safety leader with a record of demonstrated accomplishment implementing a health and safety program.
  • Track record of consistently delivering results
  • Understanding of, and experience applying, principles of risk management and loss control
  • Proven ability to effectively influence all levels at Purolator from Senior Executives to frontline workers
  • Superior organizational skills to plan, monitor and adjust to dynamic operating issues and a rapidly changing environment
  • Willing to aggressively address problems; assume ownership of issues and provide solutions
  • Self-directed and self-motivated, demonstrating a high level of professionalism, ethics, confidence and a commitment to a team approach
  • Must set personal ethical standards at a high level and interact with others at all levels within the organization in a manner that instills similar values
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel nationally to facility locations
  • Valid driver’s licence

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