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Loblaw Health and Safety Business Partner Full Time in Calgary, AB

Loblaw

Branch Calgary AB CA

Position:
Health and Safety Business Partner
Location:
Calgary, AB

As a Health & Safety Business Partner, you will work with leaders and their teams directly to define and implement health and safety initiatives that are…

Job Overview:
As a Health & Safety Business Partner, you will work with leaders and their teams directly to define and implement health and safety initiatives that are aligned with business plans. This role focuses primarily on Strategy (building sustainable safety cultures), Leadership Development (increasing the capabilities of front-line leaders and safety committees), and Regulatory Compliance (managing the end-to-end processes for compliance orders and interface with regulatory authorities).

Key Responsibilities:
•Analyze and interpret workplace injury data and work with facility management to identify areas of unacceptable risk and incorporate corrective measures into the site-specific action plan.
•Actively promote health and safety critical priorities and partner with the client group to identify ways to create and/or develop sustainable safety cultures.
•Interpret audit findings and review the facility’s corrective action plan to ensure that identify risks are eliminated and/or controlled.
•Continuously work with front-line leaders to improve their competency relating to occupational health and safety including company policies, standards, best practices and the importance of communication.
•Coach and train front-line leaders on how to identify unsafe behaviours, and how to recognize, assess and control hazards.
•Coach, educate and train the Joint Health and Safety Committees as required, and in accordance with Company and legislated standards.
•Provide powered lift truck train-the-trainer sessions to certify peer trainers in the retail stores.
•Participate and support facility management throughout provincial regulatory audits and initiatives to ensure favourable outcomes.
•Provide advice, guidance and coaching on matters related to all areas of health and safety.
Job Qualifications
Qualifications:
•5 to 7 years progressive experience with demonstrated knowledge in the area of occupational health and safety management practices (i.e. post-secondary degree or field experience, or combination of both)
•Certified Registered Safety Profession (CRSP), Canadian Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) or post graduate OH&S university/college degree preferred
•Sound knowledge of Federal and Provincial Occupational Health & Safety and Workers’ Compensation Acts and Regulations
•Well organized and able to handle multiple complex and competing priorities
•Highly effective and persuasive personality, be a team player and leader and an excellent facilitator of action planning
•Well organized and able to handle multiple complex and competing priorities
•Self-motivated and results orientated
•Excellent relationship management skills
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Proficiency with MS Office applications
•Valid provincial driver’s license that meets the requirements of the Company’s Business Tool Car Program
•Ability to travel with overnight stays during the work week
•Ability to provide 24/7 service to the business for the purposes of managing critical injury situations and/or managing regulatory stop work situations that result in an operational disruption to the business
•Experience in a retail environment is an asset
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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-21
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