Health And Safety Manager

Cain & Associates

Health and Safety Manager

Role: Permanent

Sector: Food and Beverage / Manufacturing

Salary: 85-95,000 annually plus competitive package/benefits


Company Description


Cain & Associates is a Human Resources Services firm that specialize in HR Solutions to improve the hiring and interviewing processes for companies, resulting in increased productivity without compromising quality. Our personalized strategies for more efficient and effective hiring include attracting, assessing, and retaining top professionals, resume writing, reference and background checks, and development of job descriptions. We also work closely with clients to develop strategies aligned with their goals and culture, leveraging Human Resources technology and best practices. Our services also include assisting with diversity initiatives and anti-bias training to ensure equity and fairness throughout organizations.



Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Seek continuous improvement by ensuring that regular inspections, hazard analyses, risk assessments, and audits are conducted.
  • Proactively identify safety issues and work with leadership to implement problem-solving strategies. Initiate and conduct trend analysis, provide findings, solutions, coaching, and communicate shared learnings.
  • Utilize incident and root cause analysis to provide direction and recommendations on how to mitigate/control losses and foster a proactive safety culture.
  • Provide leadership, mentoring, and direction to managers, supervisors, and employees in safety and incident prevention activities.
  • Generate and submit all internal and external reports, reviews, and other documentation as required. Administer and maintain incident reporting/recording systems to ensure compliance with company and legislative requirements.
  • Represent the company to external auditors and enforcement authorities.
  • Provide and assist with the coordination of orientation, education, and training to managers, supervisors, employees, and the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee, and new hires on Occupational Health and Safety practices, legislation, and industry changes.
  • Administer and maintain communications with WSIB including timely reporting of injuries, disability management support, and return-to-work placements.
  • Ensure all H&S policies, procedures, and practices meet or exceed legal, company, and customer requirements including monitoring changes to regulation, assessing these changes for business impact, and communicating necessary procedural changes to internal stakeholders accordingly.
  • Reinforce company values and maintain positive relations with employees, management, and external enforcement agencies.
  • Promote the impact of programs on employee health and productivity.

Education & Experience:

  • The Degree/Diploma in H&S or related field,
  • Must have experience in relationship to manufacturing, Food & beverage or pharmaceuticals in an non Construction environment
  • Minimum 3-5 years related experience with coordinating and managing a safety program for a medium to large manufacturing employer,
  • ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management systems,
  • CSA Z1000-14 Occupational health and safety management,
  • Experience in identifying key OHS performance indicators (KPI’s) and experience with facilitation of machine guarding, risk, and severity hazard assessments.