Broccolini Construction Inc.
Broccolini is a family-owned, single-source provider of construction, development and real-estate services. Our company caters to the industrial, commercial and residential markets in Canada. Recognized for our quality workmanship, innovative technology, open collaboration, and exceptional standards, we offer a one-stop approach to the planning, development and construction of remarkable buildings. We are currently looking for a Health & Safety Coordinator. Come join the team! DESCRIPTION The Health & Safety Coordinator will work alongside the Regional Health & Safety Supervisor as the designated health and safety representative responsible for promoting awareness, prevention, training, and the Internal Responsibility System to all workplace parties. This position interprets health & safety legislation and makes recommendations to ensure compliance and due diligence by all employees and on-site personnel. RESPONSIBILITIES Joint Health & Safety Committee Establish, chair and manage Joint Health & Safety Committee and ensure each trade has an elected member Prepare meeting agendas Investigate work refusal and work stoppage cases Prepare inspection schedules for all committee members Escort the Ministry of Labour representative during site visits Liaise with external legal authorities when responding to complaints Provide employee safety training and awareness on current and upcoming legislation Inspections Conduct workplace inspections and document accordingly Document corrective measures and follow up to maintain compliance Gather and review weekly supervisors’ inspection reports Address corrective actions Gather and review supplier yearly machinery inspections upon arrival onsite Gather and review daily machinery inspections and follow up on repairs Conduct air quality testing Inspect the site perimeter (guardrails) and properly secure the site at the end of every shift Accident and Emergency Response Develop, implement and provide training on emergency response rescue and evacuation plans Install, inspect and maintain emergency items such as emergency response plans, signage, First Aid kit, fire extinguishers, etc. Maintain the emergency worker count on the man count board As the designated First Aid person onsite, provide treatment to injured workers and document accordingly Ensure each trade has a designated First Aid person Investigate near-misses, occurrences and accidents Complete accident reports and/or investigation reports Implement corrective actions and steps to prevent re-occurrence Assist the Occupational Health & safety Manager with WSIB claims Implement and monitor work permits Issue Notice of Compliance reports for non-compliance issues Implement disciplinary action for violations and write disciplinary action reports Coordinate corrective actions General Administration Assist in problem solving, ongoing complaints from workers, enforcement and disciplinary measures (document verbal, written & expulsion.) Stop work when unsafe work practices or conditions are encountered Attend project start-up meetings and coordinate site specific health & safety requirements Monitor housekeeping and address concerns with Site Superintendent Gather contractual documents prior to trades mobilizing onsite and advise the Health & Safety Manager to stop payment for outstanding documents Verify and copy worker certification and trade qualification documents Implement, monitor and/or complete work permits for after-hour work, roof work/balcony access, critical lifts, confined spaces, hot work, excavation, and tool and/or equipment removal Review and assist the construction team with trade coordination (work schedule) to avoid future complaints, hazards or delays Write site-specific memos, weekly safety bulletins and update the hazard boards Maintain required postings on Safety bulletin board Implement and monitor the monthly internal and/or Ministry of Labour blitz Assist in conducting Pre-job safety instructions (PSI) and developing Job hazards’ analysis (JHA) and safe work procedures Control safe site access Maintain supplies inventory list. Process orders for office and safety supplies Update orientation manuals as the condition of the site changes Miscellaneous tasks Responsible for inspecting and lending equipment, when needed Conduct on site safety talks Provide site-specific orientation training Attend the weekly Supervisor trade meetings QUALIFICATIONS Degree or Certificate in Health & Safety, or similar Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in similar role Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation in the Construction industry Strong organizational and administrative skills Strong communication skills, oral and written Ability to influence others to follow safety rules and regulations Patient and calm Strong problem solving skills Strong emergency response skills Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) Must possess a vehicle and valid driver’s license to travel between the office and sites Must possess CPR/First Aid Certification Broccolini is a fast-growing company that offers a multi-market approach, a dynamic working environment, a competitive compensation program and excellent benefits such as: Group Insurance Plan (three plans to choose from) Telemedicine (24/7 access to a nurse or doctor) Employee Assistance Program Professional Training & Development Program Mentorship Program An active social & wellness committee (meditation sessions, virtual workouts, wellness challenges) Ample free parking Free espresso, coffee & tea Wellness Benefit Broccolini thanks all interested applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted. Broccolini is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability status or veteran status. Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available at all stages of the recruitment process upon request.