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Health And Safety Officer

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Annual Salary

Job Description


Duties Summary/Responsibilities:

  • Participate to the Quality/Safety Meetings in order to address Health and safety issues.
  • Review, approve and ensure that the PROJECT SAFETY PLAN is available and continuously kept up-dated on-site.
  • Oversee all construction personnel concerning Health and safety matters.
  • Maintain the safety records. Digitalize all safety records to the project s files and transfer, at the end of the job, the original documents or hard copy to the ADF Group s Head Office for archiving purposes.
  • Participate to the analysis of training needs and to the development of training program related to Health and Safety. Perform training session to personnel and maintain the training log.
  • Periodically check that the maintenance program is implemented and maintained.
  • Inspect workplaces and workplace equipment, such as scaffolding, to ensure they meet safety regulations and to identify hazards and risks.
  • Ensure dangerous materials are correctly stored.
  • Record and report hazards, accidents, injuries and health issues within the workplace.
  • Assist with the investigation of accidents and unsafe working conditions, study possible causes and recommend remedial action.
  • Coordinate emergency procedures, mine rescues, firefighting and first aid crews.
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (such as hearing protection, dust masks, safety glasses, footwear and safety helmets), is being used in workplaces according to regulations.
  • Assists in the preparation of various reports, documents and forms.
  • Maintain a safe job site and ensure that the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) are enforced.
  • Promote the Health and Safety requirements within the organization.
  • Ensure that workplaces conform with organizational procedures and safety standards.
  • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out.
  • Other related tasks and duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 3-5 years experience within the safety field
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Understanding and knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Ability to ensure compliance with customer s contractual requirements and ADF s requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Critical reasoning and great judgement

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to regularly sit, walk and stand for varying lengths of time. Must be able to repetitively articulate hands, wrists etc. to operate standard office equipment; and perform those similar activities while seated as well as perform computer work for various lengths of time. Will need to be able to reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.


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