Site Safety Manager

Mississauga, ON Canada

About the Job

You will be responsible for the development, execution, and enforcement of Health and Safety Programs on Dennis Group managed project sites. Specific duties performed and areas of responsibilities include:

Developing and Executing Health and Safety Plans:

  • Develop and execute health and safety plans according to applicable legal guidelines and/or OSHA regulations, as well as, client safety and health requirements
  • Provide training on all aspect of construction hazards (fall prevention, PPE, equipment conditions, etc.)
  • Conduct trainings and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention
  • Investigate accidents and prepare all relative paperwork/forms for workers’ compensation and/or OSHA
  • Develop corrective action plans and lessons learned
  • Complete required documentation for OSHA, clients or other reporting agencies
  • Maintain complete and organized files
  • Lead safety and health committees and meetings

Preparing and Enforcing Policies:

  • Establish a culture of health and safety by preparing and enforcing policies
  • Work with Construction Managers to establish jobsite specific safety policies and procedures during initial project mobilization and conduct regular job site safety inspections
  • Conduct routine audits and inspections of jobsite and equipment
  • Correct unsafe working conditions by inspecting equipment and jobsite setup
  • Provide Corrective Action Notices to individuals that do not adhere to our safety program to assure full understanding safety importance

Evaluating Practices & Procedures:

  • Evaluate and update safety practices and procedures to adherence to changing legal and OSHA requirements
  • Conduct special studies and investigations related to health and safety matters for the company
  • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures

About You

Education/Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's degree in health and safety, risk management, occupational safety or construction is strongly preferred
  • OSHA 30 or OSHA 500 Certified, required

Experience:

  • Established record of successfully managing multiple and conflicting priorities across various jobsites
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in safety management (required), construction, or manufacturing sector
  • Equivalent education, training and/or related work experience

Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to produce reports and develop relevant policies
  • Deep understanding/knowledge of safety/OSHA practices
  • Working knowledge of construction tools/equipment is required for position
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation skills
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of safety and health software and/or learning management software
  • Ability to safely, legally and consistently operate an automobile for traveling to/from all jobsites

Travel:

  • Flexibility and comfort with extensive overnight travel (80%) to client jobsites

About Us

We plan, design, engineer, and build food plants for major brands across the country and the world. For the past three decades, we’ve focused exclusively on the food and beverage industry, helping your favorite brands put your favorite foods in the grocery store. Simply put, food isn’t one thing we do, it’s all we do.

Dennis Group offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with experience. We provide comprehensive employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off including an open vacation policy, as well as bonus, profit-sharing, and retirement plans.

Dennis Group is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.