Regional Health & Safety Spcialist II

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Date: 25-Jan-2019

Location: Etobicoke, ON, CA

Company: Purolator

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Job Description

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



Location:                    563 - Ontario Hub  
Working Conditions: Office Environment; Warehouse Environment 

Reports to: Senior Manager, National Health and Safety

Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.

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