Occupational Health & Safety Advisor

Dufferin Aggregates


Dufferin Aggregates, A CRH Company is currently hiring an Occupational Health & Safety Advisor to join their growing team!

Who we are

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto’s Top 100 Employers, Dufferin Aggregates is a leading supplier of aggregates for the construction industry in Ontario. We operate more than 20 sites, including quarries, sand pits and distribution yards to supply crushed stone, sand, and gravel, recycled crushed concrete as well as recycled crushed asphalt, for the commercial, industrial, residential, and civil engineering sector.



CRH is a leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect, and improve our world. Employing 78,500 people at 3,390 operating locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and Europe.



Why Work with Us?


  • Pension and benefits as of Day 1
  • Competitive Salary & annual bonus
  • Vehicle Allowance
  • 4 weeks vacation
  • Toronto’s Top Employer 7 years running!
  • Global Organization

Reporting to the Occupational Health & Safety Supervisor, the OHS Advisor will be responsible for supporting multiple production locations from Barrie through to Peterborough. As a passionate safety minded individual, you will be successful in this role if you value relationship building, clear communication and exceptional training.



Job Responsibilities:


  • Reporting to the Supervisor, Occupational Health and Safety, the incumbent will be responsible for the coordination and administration of OH&S program activities and projects to support business objectives.
  • Ensure Health & Safety standards are met by; coordinating, promoting, and conducting various OH&S programs and activities related to the OH&S Management System; conducting OH&S assessments and periodic audits; implementing health and safety strategies and action plans; coaching and advising management of OH&S policies, procedures, practices, and legislative requirements.
  • Continue building a strong safety culture by; promoting the philosophy that safety is a value associated with every priority, and is non-negotiable, and promote a safe and healthy work environment based on employee involvement, ownership, teamwork, education, training, and leadership.
  • Working closely with Regional HR Services to co-ordinate training and development program for business unit by; analyzing and assessing training needs; vendor selection; developing and delivering training presentations; updating training records
  • Maintain Management Knowledge by, providing advice, counsel and assistance to management in areas of OH&S.
  • Complies with Federal, Provincial and Local Legal requirements by; studying existing and new legislation enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Working closely with OH&S Services for supporting WSIB claim management by; assisting OH&S Services Manager, site supervisors and managers in the assessment of accident investigation, claims adjudication and management of the Early & Safe Return to Work Program.
  • As required, liaise with external and internal contacts, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Workplace Safety Associations, and other business units within CRH Canada.


Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary diploma in Occupational Health & Safety with min. 1 year of experience within a similar role.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License (Class G or equivalent).
  • Must be willing to travel to various locations within the GTAA, as required
  • Sound knowledge of OH&S principles, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Sound knowledge of business operating processes and procedures.
  • Sound working knowledge of provincial legislation and regulations WSIA, OHSA.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office (word, excel, project).
  • Experience in Health and Safety from heavy industry environment preferred.


Visit our website for more information at www.crhcanada.com


CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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