#349-19 Health and Safety Business Partner, Full-time, Stratford

Stratford, ON

POSTING DATE: October 1, 2019                                    POSTING#: 349-19 (Non-Union)
EXPIRY DATE: October 15, 2019

                                   HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                         NOTICE OF VACANCY

POSITION: Health and Safety Business Partner
Primary Site: Stratford

The Health and Safety Business Partner (HSBP) develops, administers and actively promotes Health and Safety programs including workplace ergonomics, while ensuring compliance with safety, health and environmental legislation and regulations. The HSBP is committed to protecting and promoting the health and safety of the HPHA workplace by anticipating and preventing diseases and injuries due to biological, physical, environmental, chemical or other hazards. The HSBP provides consultation and expertise, while exercising functional authority over HPHA staff in essential matters of safety and health. This position partners with Quality Improvement and Infection Control teams to maintain a high standard of patient care.

REPORTS TO:      Director, Human Resources

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible


 Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as: Business Administration, Kinesiology, Human Resources Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Science, etc.
 Professional background in Human Resources, Training, Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Assurance/Quality Control with a willingness to learn other areas of focus quickly
 Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) or Certified Ergonomic Specialist (CES) preferred
 Basic Health and Safety Certification

 Minimum two years of recent or related experience administering a safety and accident prevention program, quality assurance program and corporate training, preferably in a Health Care environment

 Applicable OHS laws, codes and regulations
 Expertise in the fields of safety compliance, project management and auditing
 Emergency preparedness, mitigation and response
 Principles, practices and applicable equipment related to industrial safety, hygiene and hazardous waste management
 Standard Workplace hazards, including accident/incident investigation, analysis and prevention techniques
 Technical expertise in analysing numerical and claims data and industry performance measures such as Loss Time Injury Rates, Frequency Rates and OSHA 200 Recordable Rates
 Above average application of research methods, practices and report writing
 Advanced computer applications knowledge, related to safety administration- MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, RL6, Park Lane and the ability/desire to learn and fully utilize other computer software programs as necessary
 Provide backup support for WSIB
 Excellent record keeping principles and practices
 Strong oral and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
 Valid driver’s license and regular access to a vehicle

Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.



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