Health and Safety Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa

Tomlinson Group of Companies

Tomlinson is currently seeking a Health and Safety Specialist to join our team. In this role, you would evaluate and monitor health and safety hazards and develop strategies to control risks in the workplace. You would inspect mining establishments, industrial, construction, and other workplaces to ensure compliance with government regulations regarding workplace safety, sanitation, and the handling and storage of hazardous substances.

In addition, you would be responsible for the implementation of company health and safety programs as well as enforcing legislated acts and regulations. This includes the training of all workers to meet legislated requirements and the dissemination of health and safety information.

Location: Ottawa, ON


  • Assist the Manager, Health & Safety with health and safety for Tomlinson Group
  • Conduct training for all Tomlinson Group employees, this would include development and tracking of training records
  • Conduct site visits to all locations belonging to the Tomlinson Group of Companies
  • Conduct investigations of accidents and injuries as required
  • Distribute pertinent health & safety information and ensure compliance with all pertinent health & safety regulations
  • Assist with all accident, injury, incident, spill reports and safety complaints from company employees, the general public and to develop corrective and preventive actions
  • Provide Health & Safety advice to all members of the company
  • Assist with Ministry of Labour and WSIB issues including injury claims
  • Conduct surveys as required such as noise assessments etc.
  • Attend project meetings as required
  • Purchase of safety equipment as required
  • Continue to advance health & safety knowledge through educational programs
  • Other duties as required


  • University or college diploma in Health and Safety or related field, or an additional 4 years of experience
  • Being bilingual is an asset
  • 5+ years of related industry experience
  • Must have a good understanding of the Health and Safety Act and Regulations and WSIB Act
  • Must be an effective communicator – written and verbal
  • Demonstrated effective teaching and presenting skills to both small and large groups
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Must have valid G class driver’s license
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders, up to heights of 30m, with the ability to lift moderate loads up to 30lbs
  • Certified WSIB JHSC representative
  • CRSP an asset
  • Internal CoR auditor an asset


  • Competitive wages
  • Bonus programs
  • Employer paid health and dental benefits
  • Extensive training programs and tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits program
  • Family-oriented team environment
  • Employee discounts and other rewards programs

The Tomlinson Group of Companies encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please contact Human Resources if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.