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Health and Safety Supervisor

by Coldstream Concrete

Location: Ilderton, ON
Date Posted: Apr 12, 2024
Coldstream Concrete
Coldstream Concrete

Job Description

About Coldstream Concrete:

Our mission is Partnering with you to provide dependable outcomes through creative precast solutions. 

Coldstream Concrete is proud to be a family run business. Since 1945, Coldstream Concrete has been providing high-quality precast concrete products to the construction and drainage industry. Coldstream has evolved to become a leader in custom heavy precast concrete elements.

Why work with us?

At Coldstream Concrete, you will use your unique skills and work with a dedicated team committed to the growth of our business and products.

We promote and encourage your continuous training and development. We recognize the value that our employees bring to their work through their knowledge, skills and experience.  It is through our combined talent that we continue to grow as a leader in our industry.

From employer sponsored events, company swag, and paid training, we want you to be proud of the work you do and how you are rewarded. We believe in fair and competitive wages and offer a total rewards package which includes paid health benefits.


Coldstream Concrete is looking to add a Health and Safety Supervisor to our Human Resources Team. This role is highly collaborative and is well suited for someone who is pursuing a career in a dynamic manufacturing environment and who is passionate about creating a positive culture around workplace safety.

Job Summary:

The Health and Safety Supervisor is responsible for all aspects in the development and execution of the Company's health and safety programs.  This position provides leadership and supervision of safe work practices for all employees, with a strong focus on safety within the production facility along with precast manufacturing processes.  

Key Responsibilities:

H&S Program Management and Training (50%)

- Develop and execute the Company’s safety programs and ensure that they are delivered according to each program’s policies and procedures. 
Safety programs include but are not limited to:  Lockout/Tagout, Suspended Load/Crane, Forklift, PPE, Fit Testing, Designated Substances Control Programs, and Hazard Assessments.
Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness through measures such as audit, observation and tracking incident reports.
- Regularly evaluate program policies and procedures for compliance with applicable legislation and standards in Ontario, including Employment Standards Act (ESA), Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC), and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
- Develop and facilitate safety training to new and existing employees throughout the employment cycle, including orientation, job transfers, cross-training and refresher training.
- Management of JHSC activities, including the inspection schedule and quarterly meetings.

Incident Reporting, Disability Management & Prevention (25%)

- Manage and cordinate processes related to occupational injury/illness, including return-to-work planning through WSIB.
- Manage injury/incident/near miss events, including data collection and reporting.  Ensure incidents are communicated effectively.
- Facilitate Company health and safety events and presentations. 
- Conduct risk assessments in collaboration with the JHSC.

Administrative and other duties (25%)

- Complete documentation relating to WSIB, Accommodations, and Return-to-work reports and programs.
- Create policies, procedures and other written material used to support safety programs.
- Maintain Health and Safety Communication Boards according to legislative requirements.
- Organize occupational hygiene assessments according to program policies and procedures.
- Maintain safety records (including training records).
- Asssit with employee onboarding activities relating to the Company's health and safety program.


- Undergraduate degree and/or Post Graduate certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, or a related field
- Minimum 2 years’ of progressive work experience in a health and safety role
- Experience working within a manufacturing and/or construction environment will be considered an asset

- Certified Joint Health & Safety as Management considered an asset
- Certification to train operations for forklift, crane, and/or lockout is considered an asset
Thorough knowledge of Ontario Safety regulations and legislation such as OHSA, CSA, ESA, AODA and OHRC
- Working knowledge of WSIB is an asset

Excellent writing skills with the ability to create organized and cohesive written materials
Time Management skills and ability to prioritize competing tasks.
- Ability to assess situations and make decisions using sound judgment.

- Strong verbal communication skills including ability to present training material to small and large groups
Effective relationship building skills with staff and management team..
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion with sensitive information
- Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, PPT, Excel)

- Ability to conduct meetings using virtual meeting software.
Experience with HRIS Systems is an asset (ADP)

Company Benefits:

Competitive Salaries
Paid Health and Welfare Benefits Plan (Includes dental and vision)
Life Insurance, STD and LTD
Retirement Savings Plan
Paid Personal Days
Day Shift
Annual Safety Footwear and Clothing Allowance
Company sponsored events
Annual Training Day
Free parking

How to Apply:

We encourage all interested candidates to apply, even if you don’t check all of the boxes. 
*Please note that minimum requirements for this position are stated in the job posting.

Send resume and cover letter to before the application deadline of Sunday May 5th, 2024. 

Coldstream Concrete practices equal opportunity and fair recruitment and selection processes. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, and those living with a disability.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank you for your interest in working at Coldstream! Please note that you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview.
Coldstream Concrete
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