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Regional Health & Safety Spcialist I- Winnipeg

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Date: 13-May-2022

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA

Company: Purolator

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At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.

 

Job Description

 

Reporting to the Senior Consultant Regional Health and Safety, and acting as a trusted advisor to business partners, this role will support the execution of Purolator’s health and safety program within an assigned geography.

 

Duties Include, but are not limited to:

  • Adopting the principles of continuous improvement in establishing and maintaining 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
  • Work directly with unit managers and district managers to implement and maintain health and safety operating procedures
  • Monitor, review and report monthly health and safety performance indicators/measures
  • Facilitate / Lead 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
  • Provide H&S coaching to front line managers to better assign safe work at the pre-shift meetings (Embedding the safety conversation within the assignment of work). Carry out, establish and maintain registers for evaluations.
  • Ensure proper record keeping at each of the terminals as relevant to the location
  • Act as facilitators and follow up locally to better capture, track and close out H&S actions
  • Act as facilitators in incident investigations and ensure that investigations are started and completed in a timely manner, with meaningful corrective actions that are tracked for closure and sustainability.
  • Coach and train front line managers on incident investigations
  • Track each Injured Person from the time of injury until the return to full duties (Where applicable).
  • Facilitate local safety walks, document and track close out of actions.
  • Run safety observation and intervention programs
  • Facilitate the role out of the new H&S procedures and standards
  • Participate / facilitate JHA sessions and revisions (Within the H&S committees or independently)
  • Provide technical Safety advice for the local H&S committees.
  • Participate / carry out local H&S inspections
  • Act as workplace H&S trainers
  • Work with the Dangerous Goods and Transportation Safety teams to support their activities.

 

Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a 3 year Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in the field of Occupational Health and Safety (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience)
  • Be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Canada Labor Code part 2, and Provincial health and safety laws.
  • Have received formal training on incident investigation methodologies.
  • Possess Health and Safety training on technical standards (Conveyor safety, Manual Material Handling, PPE, etc…)
  • Familiar with Behavioral Based Safety programs.
  • Familiar with Ergonomic standards.
  • A highly effective health and safety professional with a record of demonstrated accomplishment in supporting an effective 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 peers (Unit managers) and 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. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must set personal ethical standards at a high level and interact with others at equivalent levels within the organization in a manner that instills similar values
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel regionally to facility locations
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Only for Quebec: Bilingual: English and French.
  • Ability to work outside non-traditional hours (Evenings, weekends, holidays etc…)

 

 

 

 

POSTING DETAILS
Location:                    506 - Winnipeg  
Working Conditions: Office Environment; Retail Center Environment; Warehouse Environment 

Reports to:                  Sr Health and Safety Consultant - West 
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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 www.purolator.com.



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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