Do you have at least 5 years experience in an Occupational Health and Safety role? Do you have experience in leadership? We are currently seeking applicants for a permanent full-time Occupational Health and Safety Manager to join the Risk, Privacy and Legal team.
Reporting to the Director, Risk, Privacy and Legal Services, the Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Manager is a strategic partner and advisor within Red Deer Polytechnic’s (RDP) Health and Safety Management System. The Manager is responsible for building an enhanced health and safety culture while managing compliance with Occupational Health and Safety legislation and RDP’s policies, practices, and standard operating procedures.
The OH&S Manager functions as a specialist advisor to Schools/Divisions in occupational health and safety legislation and industry best practices for faculty, staff, and students. The OH&S Manager coordinates the development, delivery and creation of integrated health and safety services for RDP’s current and future needs and in alignment with the strategic plan.
Key areas of accountability include health and safety management and advice, health and safety promotion and support with emergency and disaster preparedness and response. This position is a key member of RDP’s employee-employer partnership, and will foster a health, safety and wellness value system, building and maintaining a comprehensive health and safety program that involves management and workers proactively identifying and resolving health and safety concerns at the work site. The OH&S Manager, together with work site parties designs and maintains programs and procedures to create and promote awareness and to prevent disease and injury caused by chemical, physical, biological, psychological, and ergonomic hazards at the workplace.
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