Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

  • Location
    Hamilton, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & manufacturing - Maintenance / Facilities

Adecco is currently hiring a permanent full-time position for an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Coordinator in Waterdown, ON. You would be working with the industry's leading team of experts and most comprehensive portfolio of solutions and continue to advance innovation and deliver measurable value to customers and their operations. This role requires knowledge of EHS management systems combined with excellent communication skills both written and verbal. You will be responsible for communicating all relevant information related to EHS while fostering a continuous health and safety culture.

  • Location: Waterdown, ON
  • Job type: Permanent |Full-time
  • Responsibilities:

  • To report directly to the General Manager on an ongoing basis and communicate all relevant matters pertaining to EHS.
  • Foster a culture of continuous health and safety improvement in alignment with the Higher Standard across the facilities by sharing best practices.
  • Conduct EHS Orientations for all new hired employees.
  • Teaches, trains and advises new, existing and returning staff on policies and standard operating procedures for the health and safety systems.
  • Establish and ensure the coordination and/or conduct all internal and external EHS training as required.
  • Evaluates and monitors health and safety risk management and enforce health and safety policies. Provide implementation support for health and safety processes, practices and action plans.
  • Maintain documentation of the company’s safety procedures, accidents and related events. Track, record, report and investigate all incidents that occur onsite and identify possible root causes.
  • Perform regulatory and best practice-driven hazard/risk assessments and develop action plans to drive improvement.
  • Assist with updating/create company policies and procedures in accordance to regulated changes made within our sector.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of health and safety corporate initiatives as required.
  • Maintain the administration of our health and safety programs into our corporate database Quest as it relates to the assigned facilities.
  • Schedule and participate in both workplace inspections and Joint Health and Safety Committees as assigned.
  • Lead and assist in any internal health and safety audits and help obtain, maintain and update any EHS ISO related systems.
  • Process workers compensation documentation and file form 7’s on behalf of the company.
  • Conduct and oversee all early and safe return to work (ESRTW) protocols for employees on WSIB or other injuries or illnesses.
  • Act as a liaison between management and external safety agencies, such as EMS, MOL, insurance personnel and LECO.
  • of the assigned Portfolio
  • Requirements:

  • Knowledge of EHS Management Systems is required
  • Knowledge of environmental health and safety regulations and standards is required
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint knowledge is required
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Qualifications:

  • Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada
  • Post-secondary education
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a timely manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple project and priorities at the same time while meeting deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish professional relationships with employees
  • Ability to travel to multiple sites
  • If you are interested in the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Coordinator position in Waterdown, ON apply now and an Adecco recruiter will reach out soon!


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    Reference number CA_EN_1_026659_2003063

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