Role will include but is not limited to the following
-Employee / Supervisor / Temporary Employee Training: Facilitate, document, and ensure all employees, supervisors, and temporary employees receive the company’s required safety training. Conduct safety meetings and training programs for employees
-Branch, Field and Job Site Inspections & Observations: Perform job hazard analysis to identify hazards within the workplace. Requires the ability to climb scaffold and enter confined spaces on job sites. Coach and guide employees and management regarding safety compliance issues and safe product applications
-Regulatory Compliance: Assist with ensuring compliance with the administration of Federal, Provincial, and Local laws and regulations such as OH&S, Transportation, Environmental and NFPA
-Customer Interface: Participate in safety initiatives, meetings and programs as required by the customer. May provide customer safety training as approved by the Corporate Training Department. Work with job site safety personnel to identify and resolve safety issues
-Incident / Accident Investigation & Reporting: Investigate and document incidents involving company property, employees, or temporary employees
-Medical Interface: Coordinate transportation of injured or ill employees to medical facilities. May work with medical providers and Safway’s Risk Management Department to ensure the procedure requirements of the Safway’s return to work program are followed
-Administrative: Carry out supervisory duties in accordance with safety company policies and collective bargaining agreements. Compile management reports and assist with OH&S recordkeeping requirements. Manage any Safway authorized safety incentive program at their assigned branch and/or job sites. Administer the emergency response procedures for the branch and/or job site locations. Oversee and approve the selection of branch and/or job site specific safety equipment for employees
-Review new products and services offered by various safety and scaffolding contractors and trade organizations
-Where applicable, establish working relationship with local labor unions, contractor/customer safety committees
-Strong leadership abilities to inspire and coach employees to accomplish strategic goals
-Experience in the construction industry with an emphasis on the scaffolding segment. Requires experience in presenting training materials in a group setting
-Advance knowledge and understanding of current construction and general industry safety regulations and the ability to analyze and interpret this data for the safety of employees, job sites, and the branch
-Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills to effectively train, motivate, and communicate with employees, supervisors and customers
-Above average computer skills with the ability to proficiently use the Microsoft Office
-Valid driver’s license and good driving history
-Satisfactory criminal background check
-Be an active member of at least one safety management trade organization
Safway is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment opportunity to all individuals. We are also committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities to ensure they have the right tools and support to do their job. We are pleased to offer a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits, which could include a Group RRSP plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, disability, and paid time off. We support career advancement through professional training and development.
Safway®Services has been used by over 50,000 customers – ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local subcontractors. With one of the largest in-house engineering departments in the industry, specialized scaffold options can be designed to meet any challenge. Safway is a recognized leader, providing scaffolding and access solutions along with specialty services for projects of any size and scope across North America. At any given moment, through our network of approximately 110 branch locations in the U.S. and Canada, Safway Services is involved in thousands of exciting projects, from industrial and infrastructure applications to commercial construction.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Branch Safety Manager to lead our Environmental, Health and Safety activities at our Toronto Branch in Etobicoke, ON. The individual will under the supervision of the Regional Safety Manager as well as the Branch Manager to provide expertise in the Safety, Health, and Environmental areas in an effort to prevent and mitigate employee injuries and illnesses. Assist branch and field management to promote effective safety programs at their assigned branch(es) and job sites within their region. Ensure the Company remains in compliance with governmental regulations such as OH&S, Transportation, Environmental, NFPA, and related company policies.
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