Health and Safety Manager

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Maystar General Contractors

Health & Safety Manager

Company Introduction:

Maystar General Contractors Inc. is a COR and ISO 45001 certified company that is committed to client satisfaction through the continual pursuit of project excellence in design, construction, and innovation. Over the years, we have successfully completed more than 200 projects, many of them complex, high-profile, and LEED-certified landmark projects. Maystar has completed a number of projects for the TTC and Metrolinx, from state-of-the art maintenance facilities to complicated facility upgrades while ensuring uninterrupted service during construction. Maystar offers a wealth of experience working with local governments to provide construction solutions on time and on budget. From health care facilities to retirement and long-term care, whether during active operations or a new build, our commitment to safety ensures that every project is built with precision.

The Role:

The Health & Safety Manager supports the implementation of all Health & Safety Programs within Maystar. This position is committed to maintaining a health and safety environment for all our team members. This position will provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to all projects with respect to the development and implementation of health & safety strategies, standards, policies and legislative requirements. Reporting to the President of Maystar, the Manager will lead the safety team to a Best-in-Class standard.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with incident investigations to determine root cause and assist in developing control measures for prevention.
  • Conduct HSE inspections to identify potential hazards and ensure corrective actions are put in place.
  • Mentor and support the team in meeting their HSE requirements required for their roles.
  • Review, organize, manage, maintain, and administer the Health and Safety Program.
  • Conduct and / or coordinate safety training for workers.
  • Complete internal audits and external audits as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all the COR and ISO 45001 requirements needed for maintaining Certification.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of safe job procedures, safe work practices, training programs, risk assessments, project safety plans and emergency preparedness plans.
  • Monitor and advise on legislative changes relating to Health and Safety.
  • Assist in resolving issues of non-compliance to the Health and Safety program, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Regulations for Construction Projects.
  • Manage WSIB claims and return to work programs.
  • Prepare, participate and conduct management safety meetings, safety talks and orientations to workers and management.
  • Prepare templates, action plans, statistical reports, meeting minutes and additional documents required for the Health and Safety program.
  • Prepare job specific safety plans.


  • 10+ years of commercial and industrial construction experience.
  • Completed post-secondary diploma/degree or relevant experience.
  • National Construction Safety Officer Designation, Gold Seal and/or CRSP are preferred. or HSE degree or Safety Diploma.
  • COR expertise is an asset.
  • Professional attitude and excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Writing detailed and accurate reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner as well as working collaboratively within a team in a fast-paced environment in order to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Fully competent with Word, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook and PDF programs.
  • Travel is required throughout the Southern Ontario region.

What can you expect from us:

  • A great work experience.
  • A competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to lead and influence Business strategy.
  • An environment that focuses on Values, Integrity, Respect, Trust, Honesty, Fairness and Loyalty.
  • We promote a collaborative environment where you will be challenged to learn and do. 
  • We promote team spirit.
  • Industry and project required training.
  • A focus on safety, health and wellness including an onsite company paid lunch when in the head office.