Health and Safety Advisor - Temporary Full Time (14 months)

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Health and Safety Advisor is responsible for the development and implementation of an Occupational Health and Safety program for the County of Dufferin and participating member municipalities as well as implementing and supporting wellness initiatives.

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    What you’ll do

    • Plan, implement and monitor the Health and Safety program to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and standards;
    • Act as a resource to the County and participating member municipalities regarding the Occupational Health & Safety Act and associated relevant regulations and standards;
    • Develop, deliver and track employee training related to safety in the workplace;
    • Conduct research to maintain current with industry best-practice regarding mitigation of hazards in the workplace;
    • Coordinate policy development and amendment based on industry standards and best practices;
    • Assist with incident investigations and provides recommendations to prevent future incidents;
    • Act as a liaison with the Ministry of Labour and others for matters such as work refusals, incident investigations, and Ministry field visits;
    • Promote wellness in the workplace, including conducting basic office ergonomic assessments;
    • Review incident reports, identifies and analyzes trends, and prepares WSIB Form 7s as required
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