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Reporting to the Mill Manager, the Health & Safety Manager is responsible for leading and coordinating all occupational safety and loss prevention programs to ensure employees' safety and well-being.
Working with all staff levels within the site provides expertise and guidance to promote an expertise safety culture. The Health & Safety Manager is responsible for the management and coordination of the hygiene program.

Areas of Responsibility:

Safety Plans Development and Deployment
• Develops and implements policies, programs, processes, and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations, and guidelines related to occupational health and safety.
• Develops and implements incident investigation, data analysis, and root cause analysis.
• Provides support and guidance to the site management team, operating areas, and safety representatives with respect to health and safety issues.
• Act as a resource advisor for the JOHSC (Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee) in order to... identify opportunities for improvements for safety programs and procedures.
• Provides technical and developmental training to all employees and contractors as required.
• In cooperation with other departments ensures compliance with legal requirements on the selection, modification, and/or installation of all new or existing equipment by supplying technical expertise and guidance within the areas of safety acceptability.
• Assists supervisory staff in corrective actions resulting from analysis of accident and incident reports, safety statistics, audits and inspections in conjunction with the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee.
• Develops, recommends and implements changes/improvements to the health and safety program, policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with law, regulation, and policy.
• Plans and prepares for audits, using OHSAS 18001 and WSBC COR standards as guidance.
• Prepares and maintains an annual budget for Health and Safety.
• Identifies and delivers training related to health and safety.

Safety Culture
• Establish and promotes an interdependent safety culture with a core belief that ZERO IS ACHIEVABLE
• Promote environmental, health, and safety culture through safety training and education solutions related to environmental, health, and safety issues, practices, and risks, coaching the team as the need arises.
• Motivates team leaders, supervisors, and employees to identify unsafe conditions or acts; and assists in implementing changes to prevent injuries while maintaining the support of all stakeholders employing various safety techniques.

Emergency Response Services
• Plans and leads an annual site Emergency Response Plan, including development and maintenance of the site Emergency Response Crew (ERC)
• Ensures the mill maintains a high level of first aid, safety, security, and fire protection capabilities on a 24 hour, 365-day basis.

Site Security
• Manages Site Security and ensures compliance with relevant regulators.

• Maintain a productive working relationship with regulators and insurance support staff to formulate appropriate corrective actions that protect employees and mill assets.
• Coordinates and supports management and union activities to facilitate continuous improvement in the areas of occupational health, safety, and loss prevention.


• A Bachelor’s degree in safety is preferred
• Significant years of experience in Occupational Health & Safety in an industrial setting
• Candidates who have demonstrated experience in establishing safety culture, or leading culture change, and developing/implementing management system is preferred
• A CRSP (Canadian Registered Safety Professional) designation or actively pursuing designation
• Experience in Emergency Response programs such as fire department involvement, hazmat training, or incident command, preferred but not required
• Strong interpersonal skills, comfortable in a small team environment and interacting with senior level managers.
• Excellent written, verbal, listening, and presentation skills
• Ability to handle complexity and balance the big picture and details given scope & scale of role
• The ability to be decisive while understanding organizational sensitivity.
• Change Agility
• Communication
• Drive and Energy
• High Standards
• Initiative
• Integrity
• Organizing and Planning
• Problem Solving & Decision Making
• Composure
• Functional & Technical Expertise
• Learning Agility
• Team Player

Salary $110,000 - $134,000 per annum (Actual salary offered will be commensurate with education, experience and internal parity).


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