Construction Health and Safety Specialist

Permanent posted 1 week ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Construction

SUMMARY:

Join Merit Services client in Forest Hill as a Construction Health and Safety Specialist and play a critical role in ensuring our safety, health, and environmental goals are met with zero incidents. As a specialist, you will collaborate with line management to provide necessary support and maintain a safe and healthy workplace. Join our team today and make a meaningful impact in the construction industry while contributing to our commitment to safety and well-being.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct safety and environmental performance assessments and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with regional laws, client standards, and company policies.
  • Direct investigations and root cause analyses of accidents and incidents.
  • Perform necessary administrative tasks.
  • Coordinate corporate or project-level safety training and purchase PPE and safety supplies.
  • Manage drug and alcohol programs at the company or project level.
  • Collaborate with line staff to establish safe work procedures and track compliance through safety inspections.
  • Assess adherence to regulatory health and safety, environmental, and organizational standards.
  • Monitor and report on the organization’s environmental, health, and safety performance.
  • Undertake other tasks as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferable HSE certifications such as OHST and CHST.
  • Three or more years of experience in a similar position.
  • Construction industry experience is a plus.
  • Must possess a valid G driver’s license.

BENEFITS

  • Health insurance to help you take care of your physical and mental well-being.
  • Wellness programs to support your healthy lifestyle and promote work-life balance.
  • Performance bonuses to recognize and reward your hard work and contributions to the team.

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