Environmental Health and Safety Specialist



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9D9904161
  • Posted: July 10, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a passionate Environmental Health and Safety Specialist. The incumbent will be tasked with the creation and deployment of safety programs, strategies, policies, training, and procedures. 

The Role:

  • Organize initiatives to ensure that all EHS benchmarks and objectives are met.
  • Encourages and engages participants in an accident-free environment throughout the organization
  • Oversee the successful completion of audits of all office, warehouse and worksite locations to ensure that all potential hazards are identified and corrective measures are put in place.
  • Through regular audits, certify that contractors and subcontractors are implementing all required Environmental and Health and Safety procedures
  • Assist and deploy EHS training and orientation when and where required
  • Continuously improve Safety Procedures through a thorough analysis of current and past safety data.
  • Keep up to date on all provincial and federal legislation and update EHS policies and procedures as needed
  • Actively contribute to various teams both corporate and within the district to review, updated and develop safety policies and procedures
  • Create and ensure the appropriate use of handling procedures for both hazardous and non-hazardous materials such as handling, processing, and disposal
  • Oversee programs for office environments and refrigerant management
  • Manage the administrative functions and technicalities of worker’s compensation program as well as the return to work programs.
  • Manage the completion and presentation of  various EHS regulatory reports
  • Audit and report on risk assessments and provide control procedures for any identified areas of concern
  • Oversee the process for safety data sheets and new chemical request 
  • Manage the training for all emergency response teams
  • Act as the primary contact for all EHS emergencies and concerns.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Post-Secondary education in a field related to Occupational Health and Safety, Safety Sciences or similar. Combination of training and work experience will also be considered. 
  • 5 years or more experience in a similar role related to practical safety
  • Must be Bilingual with excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to lead and engage members of various teams and at all levels
  • Expert with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word). 
  • Familiarity with federal and provincial health and safety legislature as well as Worker’s Compensation.
  • Must have proven organizational skills and with the ability to prioritize and manage time accordingly
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to work in a team
  • Must have the flexibility to travel within Canada and the United States 

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Danika Prud'homme, Branch Manager - Ottawa Region. Visit our website at www.aplin.com to view our job opportunities, career tips, and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-OTT


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Danika Prud'Homme


Branch Manager, National Capital Region

  • 613.691.5203
  • dprudhomme@aplin.com

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