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Health and Safety Specialist

by Masco Canada Limited

Position Type: Full-time
Location: St Thomas, ON
Date Posted: Feb 10, 2021
Masco Canada Limited

Job Description

Health and Safety Specialist

Job Description


We are hiring a Health & Safety Specialist in our St. Thomas, ON location!


The Health and Safety Specialist provides mentorship to managers, supervisors and employees, to promote an occupational health & safety culture and build a continuous improvement and proactive OHS management cycle. You will plan, develop, and implement health and safety programs and activities to evaluate, prevent, control, or correct unsafe physical and environmental working conditions and hazards with a vision of achieving a zero-tolerance culture.



What You Will Do:

  • Partner with the plant Health and Safety and operations team to provide mentorship and technical support to implement new initiatives and policies.

  • Provide health and safety support, advice and mentor employees and supervisors

  • Promote and support improvement in health and safety leading and lagging targets and develop and implement initiatives to achieve these targets.

  • Support coordination and administration of health and safety programs

  • Provide support to supervisors and JHSC with the investigation process

  • Provide input on health and safety plans, policies, procedures and new initiatives that respond to the needs of the business.

  • Manage health and safety training programs and ensure all current training is accurate and up to date.

  • Lead risk assessments to identify risk and controls on production floor.

  • Conduct internal health and safety audits, inspections and follow-ups to ensure compliance with company standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Provide employee communication and education on health and safety policies and standards, best practices and incident learnings to reduce the risk of injury and accidents.

  • Assist management by providing information and summaries on health and safety issues, legislation and incidents. Participate in Job Safety Analysis and make recommendations for improvement.

  • Maintain the Chemical Inventory list; Material Safety Data Sheets, Hazardous Materials storage and disposal plan.

  • Develop specific machine process procedures as needed.

  • Promote safety awareness at the facility and supervise for safety compliance.

  • Maintain inventory on all safety supplies and PPE.

  • Lead safety improvements through active participation in Lean activities.

  • Conduct incident trends analysis and lead reduction team to improvement.


Who You Are:

  • 3-5 years’ of experience working in a manufacturing environment in a health & safety role

  • Knowledge of Ergonomics

  • Knowledge of Health Safety and Environment (HSE) related legislation including provincial Worker’s Compensation and Occupational HSE Acts.

  • Strong organization and planning skills with ability to lead initiatives from inception through to implementation

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence at all levels of the organization through a collaborative approach

  • Results-oriented with a focus on continuous improvement

  • Ability to tackle problems through root cause analysis methodologies

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Minimum of a Community College diploma or equivalent training in a safety/environment or related field.

  • CRSP or working towards completion is preferred


Masco Canada (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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