Job Posting: Health & Safety Coordinator

Double Diamond Farms – Kingsville, ON

Double Diamond Farms is seeking a passionate and driven individual to administer Heath and Safety programs, and enforce safety standards to ensure compliance with all regulations. The Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for helping and maintaining a high quality and service standards. The right candidate will be responsible for record keeping and training. The Health and Safety Coordinator will report to the Food Health and Safety Manager and work together with the Human Resources department to meet company goals.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Administer health and safety programs for the company based on a full review of health and safety-related needs (assessment of hazards, analysis of database, audits, changing legislation and best practices) as required by the Ministry of Labour
  • Have knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation, amendments and best practices to optimize occupational health and safety programs
  • Provide all levels of the company with advice related to health and safety matters, legislative requirements and best practices
  • Investigate accidents thoroughly and effectively, and then respond appropriately as required, including communicating to, training and following up with supervisors and employees
  • Present safety training for all new employees, and provide ongoing training for existing employees and visitors to ensure complete and effective understanding of potential risks and expected behaviours within the company
  • Be proactive in recognizing areas of improvement to current health and safety practices
  • Properly document all health and safety-related training
  • Conduct workplace inspections, investigations and job hazard analysis
  • Willingness to serve as a member on the Joint Health and Safety Committee

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented, strong documentation and data entry skills
  • Ability to relate across departments
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficiency with Microsoft software, Word, Power Point, Excel
  • Strong problem solving abilities and creativity

Education & Experience:

  • Post-secondary school diploma or degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related field of study is an asset
  • Minimum 2-5 years’ experience in a health and safety related field
  • Knowledge of occupational health and safety act
  • Experience with accident investigation, workplace inspection and job hazard analysis preferred
  • Willing to actively participate in continuous professional development throughout the course of employment
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information and records