Health and Safety Advisor

Location: Delta, BC

In this dynamic, fast paced environment, the Health & Safety Advisor is responsible to assist to foster and promote a positive health & safety culture. Reporting to the Occupational Health & Safety Specialist the incumbent’s responsibility includes supporting safety related education, training, employee involvement; and to implement best practice initiatives to minimize occupational risks. This role provides technical expertise to all FPI locations and to a variety of audiences, including union and non- union employees, related to health, safety and overall wellness.
 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain professionalism and act in a manner consistent with FPI mission and guiding principles.
  • Follow all Health & Safety programs; actively participate in Health & Safety training with the purpose of gaining knowledge and understanding.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment focusing on Lean and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Support and assist with the development and implementation of an effective Health and Safety program in union and non-union environments, which complies with OH&S Regulations; support proactive health and safety activities; ensure effective communication
  • Develop standard operating procedures related to safe work practices
  • Responsible for safety program, including WHMIS and other training, hearing tests, emergency response and other safety elements as required
  • Coordinate and facilitate safety and awareness training sessions for all manufacturing employees and staff including branch locations
  • Coordinate and facilitate the onboarding program for Health & Safety
  • Conduct hazard and risk analysis and assessments
  • Coordinate and maintain contractor safety program
  • Maintain Accident Investigation program; coordinate the investigation process for accidents, incidents and work stoppages
  • Act as a secondary contact for Worksafe BC, Ontario and US counterparts; assist with workplace injury claims
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders and external providers to assist with appropriate care and services to facilitate timely and safe Return to Work program
  • Participate in the development of health and safety performance measures, data collection, maintenance and interpret results to provide recommendations for management review
  • Review statistics/trends on Work Safe claims, accidents and incidents for management review
  • Coordinate Joint Health & Safety committee activities and provide administrative support.
  • Coordinate First Aid requirements including employee certification and medical supplies
  • Assist with and support team projects and duties as required.
  • Other related duties as assigned 

Abilities/Skills/Knowledge

  • Passionate about safety; proactive and provides knowledge and expertise relating to Health & Safety
  • Conducts self in a professional manner and uses professional discretion when handling sensitive matters
  • Maintain close working relationships to create an efficient information channel
  • Liaise between departments to effectively provide relevant information
  • Advise other teams of potential issues and use a cooperative approach to problem solving
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • Strong presentation skills to lead meetings and facilitate training sessions

Education/Training

  • Occupational Health & Safety Certificate, Diploma, or Degree
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) is an asset
  • Occupational First Aid- Level 2 is an asset

Experience

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements in BC, Ontario and various locations in US is an asset

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Extended health & dental benefits
  • RRSP matching program
  • Profit-sharing
  • Compressed work schedules (with short Fridays)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee events (Monthly Mingles, Summer BBQ, Holiday celebrations)
  • Team Building / Health & Wellness activities
  • Employee Purchase Program
  • Friendly environment with Peer Recognition program
  • Smart Casual dress attire
  • Free coffee and parking

How To Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume with cover letter to the Human Resources Department by Applying Online or by email at employment@regency-fire.com.

Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in this position.