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AGAT Laboratories is a full-service laboratory with locations across Canada as well as internationally. We are the most diversified laboratory in Canada and our scientists are highly-skilled and specialized in the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, geology, engineering and other specialty services. With a broad range of staff experience and state-of-the-art instrumentation, we provide cross-analytical solutions for the Environmental, Energy, Mining, Transportation, Industrial, Agri-food and Life Sciences sectors.
Safety Officer (Corporate)
Duties and Responsibilities
§ Leadership in promoting and fostering the development of a world-class safety culture.
§ Promote and maintain a positive work environment for all employees
§ Track and maintain EHS statistics and documentation
§ Know and apply the company’s safety policy and relevant sections of the OHS Legislation.
§ Ensure adherence to and implementation of the HSE program at each location.
§ Regularly communicate to staff on health and safety issues through Safety Meetings, meetings (chair or co-chair) and lead worksite inspections / observation tours.
§ Educate and train employees in the area of health and safety in the workplace.
§ Create buy-in from employees towards reporting of incidents and encourage near miss reporting
§ Aid in the completion of internal safety audits and to preparing for external safety audits.
§ Assist in facilitating the injury management programs.
§ Coordinate and ensure Health & Safety Program orientation is provided to new employees
§ Assist in the arrangement of medical (including transportation) as required in case of injury or illness.
§ To investigate all incidents, and to advise management on appropriate corrective actions.
§ Participate in the hazard assessment development and review processes
This position includes:
§ Medical Benefits
§ Dental Benefits
§ Vision Benefits
§ RSP Matching
§ Travel Medical Insurance
§ Referral Bonuses
§ Flex Days
§ Strong presentation, oral and written communication skills
§ Valid Class 5 Drivers license (travel within the region will be required)
§ Excellent Problem Solving Skills
§ Experience in managing and auditing H&S management systems
§ Knowledgeable with Workers Compensation and Return to Work programs
§ Strong knowledge of provincial and federal safety regulations
§ 2-5 years in a safety professional role or related experience
§ Graduate of OHS certificate program or equivalent
§ Internal and External incident investigation
§ Safety Auditor training
§ Strong computer skills (MS office suite)
At AGAT Laboratories we offer attractive compensation as well as challenging and rewarding career opportunities.
To Apply Please visit our website under the career tab @ www.agatlabs.comand fill out an application. Quote "Safety Coordinator" in the comments. Thank you for considering AGAT Laboratories.