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Health & Safety Advisor

on , in by Brenda Warkentin Brenda Warkentin

The Health & Safety Advisor is responsible for making recommendations on preventative or corrective safety measures taking into account legislative requirements. Promotes and communicates safety practices, policies and procedures to employees in a positive manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Safety Advisor will assist in correcting unsafe acts or conditions.
  • Assist in Emergency response to incidents, including initial hazard control and assessment of the scene and providing first aid, etc.
  • Assist in Investigation of Incidents that have occurred within a timely manner, including assessment of the incident, hazard identification, exposure assessment and controls.
  • Administer and track the weekly inspection reports, follow up with any non-conformance and issues. (Departmental, Crane, Rigging, Forklift, etc)
  • Assist in the review and creation of the company’s Job Hazard Analysis, Safe Work Procedures and Risk assessments.
  • Conduct plant inspections, both formal and informal, for potential hazards, identify those potential hazards, assess the risks through risk assessment and report potential hazards.
  • Conducting safety training including both formal classroom training as well as hands on practical training. This may include but is not limited to forklift training, crane training, WHIMIS training, etc.
  • Administrative tasks: keep records of daily activities including inspection reports, and incident investigations, maintains safety training records and maintain reference materials.
  • Other duties as required


  • Occupational Safety and Health experience and/or post-secondary education with Health and Safety Professional (HSP) designation an asset.
  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Strong trouble shooting skills.
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and presentation skills along with demonstrated experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of both Federal and Provincial legislation, safety practices and compliance matters.
  • High degree of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Well developed time management skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings and training programs.

We appreciate all applications, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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