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    The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Specialist is a safety business partner and safety practitioner in a defined area of business operation, provides subject matter expertise and technical support, advice and guidance to assigned clients and performs all the duties of the Occupational Safety & Health Specialist.
    And also performs formal management of contracts with medium to high complexity, so that projects and ongoing operations are delivered safely, with quality, within budget, and on time.

    Advantages
    Opportunity working for one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.

    Responsibilities
    • Reviews existing safety procedures and risk assessments for work activities conducted by employees, contractors and others to ensure adherence with internal standards and to promote worker/contractor safety; identifies non-compliant, incomplete or substandard procedures, revises existing procedures or develops new procedures for activities involving employees and dependent contractors where sound practical knowledge of occupational safety is required; refers independent contractors to outside sources for assistance with procedure development; consults with internal and external subject matter experts where new procedures involve complex, unique or unusual situations (including emergencies).
    • Acts as an information resource to employees, managers, contractors and external contacts in the interpretation and application of internal safety standards and WorkSafe regulations to assigned work locations; consults with other Safety groups (such as Work Methods) and senior OSH Specialists where situations deviate from standard safety procedures, rules, and practices.
    • Reviews the use of new safety or site-specific equipment and associated processes as they apply to the assigned client area, assesses their safety impacts, and ensures compliance with existing safety practices and standards through consultation with senior safety specialists.
    • Conducts or ensures regular worksite inspections are conducted by location or site managers to monitor safe work practices, procedures, and regulatory requirements; recommends corrective action where non-compliance with workplace standards is evident; may communicate, explain and interpret audit results to clients in other areas of the of business.
    • Provides ongoing safety consultation, advisory and coaching support to assigned clients on a diverse range of safety-related topics by answering general inquiries, locating resource information on specific areas, initiating referrals to safety or industry specialists and outside agencies, and supporting management team decision making in all safety-related areas; builds ongoing business relationships with clients.

    Qualifications
    Excellent working knowledge of:
    •The operations and regulations of WorkSafe including federal safety regulations including WHIMIS and Transportation of Dangerous Goods
    •Hydro’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards, Safety Practice Regulations, Power System Safety Protection regulations and Work Protection Practices
    •Types of work, industrial hygiene and safety issues and ergonomic principles affecting office, trades/technical and construction project work environments
    •Hazard identification, risk assessment and risk mitigation strategies
    •Recognition, evaluation, and control of confined space hazards
    •Current incident investigation procedures and tools and knowledge of first aid regulations and requirements
    •Policies, procedures, standards, and regulations associated with a trade in plant operations or maintenance, heavy construction, power line or thermal
    trades, tele-control or a related industry
    •Project management principles and practices and safety advocacy skills.
    •Ability to lead the execution of individual stand-alone projects.

    Summary
    If you would like to be considered for this Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Specialist opportunity in BC, please forward your resume via email to Dora Pang, dora.pang@randstad.ca or call 236-334-4381.

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.
    The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Specialist is a safety business partner and safety practitioner in a defined area of business operation, provides subject matter expertise and technical support, advice and guidance to assigned clients and performs all the duties of the Occupational Safety & Health Specialist.
    And also performs formal management of contracts with medium to high complexity, so that projects and ongoing operations are delivered safely, with quality, within budget, and on time.

    Advantages
    Opportunity working for one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.

    Responsibilities
    • Reviews existing safety procedures and risk assessments for work activities conducted by employees, contractors and others to ensure adherence with internal standards and to promote worker/contractor safety; identifies non-compliant, incomplete or substandard procedures, revises existing procedures or develops new procedures for activities involving employees and dependent contractors where sound practical knowledge of occupational safety is required; refers independent contractors to outside sources for assistance with procedure development; consults with internal and external subject matter experts where new procedures involve complex, unique or unusual situations (including emergencies).
    • Acts as an information resource to employees, managers, contractors and external contacts in the interpretation and application of internal safety standards and WorkSafe regulations to assigned work locations; consults with other Safety groups (such as Work Methods) and senior OSH Specialists where situations deviate from standard safety procedures, rules, and practices.
    • Reviews the use of new safety or site-specific equipment and associated processes as they apply to the assigned client area, assesses their safety impacts, and ensures compliance with existing safety practices and standards through consultation with senior safety specialists.
    • Conducts or ensures regular worksite inspections are conducted by location or site managers to monitor safe work practices, procedures, and regulatory requirements; recommends corrective action where non-compliance with workplace standards is evident; may communicate, explain and interpret audit results to clients in other areas of the of business.
    • Provides ongoing safety consultation, advisory and coaching support to assigned clients on a diverse range of safety-related topics by answering general inquiries, locating resource information on specific areas, initiating referrals to safety or industry specialists and outside agencies, and supporting management team decision making in all safety-related areas; builds ongoing business relationships with clients.

    Qualifications
    Excellent working knowledge of:
    •The operations and regulations of WorkSafe including federal safety regulations including WHIMIS and Transportation of Dangerous Goods
    •Hydro’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards, Safety Practice Regulations, Power System Safety Protection regulations and Work Protection Practices
    •Types of work, industrial hygiene and safety issues and ergonomic principles affecting office, trades/technical and construction project work environments
    •Hazard identification, risk assessment and risk mitigation strategies
    •Recognition, evaluation, and control of confined space hazards
    •Current incident investigation procedures and tools and knowledge of first aid regulations and requirements
    •Policies, procedures, standards, and regulations associated with a trade in plant operations or maintenance, heavy construction, power line or thermal
    trades, tele-control or a related industry
    •Project management principles and practices and safety advocacy skills.
    •Ability to lead the execution of individual stand-alone projects.

    Summary
    If you would like to be considered for this Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Specialist opportunity in BC, please forward your resume via email to Dora Pang, dora.pang@randstad.ca or call 236-334-4381.

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.