Health and Safety Coordinator – Operations

  • Full Time
  • Ontario

Phase Consulting

Our Client, a leading mining company, is seeking a Operations Health and Safety Coordinator to join their team.

Reporting to the Health and Safety Superintendent, the Operations Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of the Health and Safety program within the Greenstone Gold Mine.

Responsibilities:

Assist with the development and review of health and safety rules, policies and procedures in accordance with site, company and government regulation and legislation

Verify that the Health and Safety Management System is understood by all employees and contractors through surveillance audits and directly engaging with all


Facilitate and participate in incident/accident investigations and risk assessments.

Develop and promote the adoption of new safety training programs and practices while maintaining a strong base of core safety practices


Assist with firefighting, mine rescue and other emergency planning preparations and related activities.

Maintain and report health and safety statistics


Participate in daily safety interactions with employees including safety inspections and audits, identifying potentially hazardous situations

Conduct inspections to ensure that health and safety requirements and governmental legislation is being followed



Qualifications:

Have a passion for coaching and mentoring GGM employees to work safely


Strong leadership skills and ability to create a positive collaborative work environment

Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications


Self-motivated, able to work independently prioritize multiple tasks

High school diploma/General Education Diploma (GED)

Canadian Registered Safety Professional Designation or recognized degree in Occupational Health and Safety would be an asset


Minimum 5 years experience in a health and safety role within the mining industry

A combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of the position


Demonstrated experience leading groups

Advanced knowledge of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations for mines and processing plants


Proficient in Microsoft and experience with Health and Safety software program