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Occupational Health and Safety Manager

Location: Markham
Job Code: 21194
Status: FULLTIME

Date Posted: November 12, 2021

Are you searching for a leadership opportunity with a leading Healthcare organization? Are you a healthcare professional with occupational health and safety experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to grow with an organization who recognizes the importance of employee health and the impact on risk and safety?

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Occupational Health + Safety Manager will be responsible for promoting the highest standards of Occupational Health and Safety by managing and enhancing the organization’s health and safety program.

  • Skilled Leader, who is self-directed, innovative

  • Responsible for building and maintaining joint health and safety programs/committees

  • Collaborates with and leads colleagues at all levels of the organization including partnerships with Human Resources, Healthcare Delivery/Operations and Corporate areas to identify support employee health and safety

  • Develops best practices related to Health and Safety and provides training and education as required

Enforcement of Health and Safety Requirements (40%)

  • Develop and implement best practices to support the overall Quality and Compliance framework. Initiatives will mitigate risk related to employee occupational health and safety risks

  • Manage and ensure compliance to the existing Health and Safety Program including established health and safety policies and procedures.

  • Respond to Critical Incidents

  • Collaborate / provide input and support in the preparation for WSIB appeals

  • Review NEER Statements, premium rates and accident cost statements and provide update as required

  • Support completion of Reports with statistical data including lost time incident rate and severity rate

  • Prepare and distribute the reports to leaders including lost time and severity rate / follow up

  • Investigate workplace injuries and accident and prepare recommendations for prevention and controls

  • Act as the Health and Safety resource for our national business

  • Conduct workplace hazard/risk assessments, site inspections and provide ergonomic assessments as required

  • Support the Respiratory Protection Program and Mask Fit Testing

 

Committees Development + Support (40%)

  • Develop and Support the Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSCs) in accordance with legislative requirements

  • Monitor the Risk Incident Report System and compile monthly accident and incident data

  • Recommend improvements to health and safety program based on accident-incident trends

  • Support Return to Work Coordinator and the Human Resources Coordinator with the WSIB reporting and facilitating the Return to Work requirements for injured employees.

  • Liaise, when required with external government agencies (Ministry of Labour, WSIB) and provide required reporting as required

Training (20%)

  • Mask Fit Train the Trainer

  • Monitor compliance with mandatory legislative training

  • Develop and deliver health and safety training for all staff and leadership

All other reasonable duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 5+ years of demonstrated leadership experience in quality, healthcare and specifically with Occupational Health and Safety

  • High degree of comfort with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, regulations for health care facilities, and Human Resources

  • Regulated Health Professional designation is preferred (i.e. Registered Nurse)

  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to collaborate and influence internal and external stakeholders

  • Curiosity and the desire to learn and grow; willingness to obtain certification and designations as required

  • This role currently is working virtually but will be moving to a hybrid model

About SE Health

SE Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise that shares its knowledge, provides the best care, and helps each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. Established in 1908 by four pioneering nurses, we have worked with purpose for more than a century to bring hope and happiness, and forever impact how people live and age at home. Today, our 8,000+ team members nationwide provide care in more places and ways than ever before, bringing health to life for over 20,000 Canadians every day. SE Health is honoured to be a three-time recipient of the Canada Order of Excellence and one of Forbes’ Best Employers for 2020.

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose.

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at HumanResources@sehc.com  at your earliest convenience.

Please apply online bonniemyers@sehc.com

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