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 


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

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