Canon Canada Inc.

  • 2018-4912

    Job Location CA-ON-Brampton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/14/2018 9:14 AM)
    Job Title
    Health and Safety Specialist
  • Overview

    Health and Safety Specialist


    Ready to work for a digital imaging leader?


    At Canon Canada, we’re guided by kyosei – our corporate philosophy meaning “all people living and working together into the future.”  Since 1973 we’ve done just that, working together to become leaders in business and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. 
    As a global company, our reputation is built on our ability to meet the needs of our employees and our business partners.  We pride ourselves on technological innovation, excellence and harmony with our environment, and strive to be innovators who deliver exceptional solutions and great customer experiences. 

    Canon continues to be the preferred choice for technology and services that enhance the lives of people and drive business performance, all supported by our extensive, award winning line up.


    Piqued Your Interest?


    Based within the HR department, you will be involved in strategic and proactive health and safety initiatives as well as general administrative duties within the scope of your role. As the Health and Safety Specialist, you will be responsible for managing all Health and Safety Programs and policies in accordance with Federal and Provincial Legislation to help drive a positive safety culture across all Canon locations in Canada. 


    Key Responsibilities

    • Ensure safety requirements are met at all corporate and warehouse sites including the safe operations and upkeep of equipment
    • Develop and initiate prevention programs, health and safety programs, and OHS action plans in collaboration with the Human Resources Business Partner (HRPB) Team
    • Participate in the development and/or revision of necessary policies and procedures
    • Provide direction and support to leaders and employees as they execute their safety obligations. This includes responding to inquiries, providing instruction/training, and working directly with leaders to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for them to oversee their team’s wellness
    • Identify, administer, and coordinate internal and external health and safety training to meet both business and legislative requirements e.g. new hire orientation
    • Collaborate with the Health and Safety Committees to develop their skills for more effectiveness in their daily responsibilities
    • Liaise with the General Environmental Affairs Team to work on dual health and safety objectives and support environmental programs


    To Succeed, You Will Need

    • Post Secondary Education in Health and Safety required; Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related discipline is preferred
    • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) certification is required
    • 3-5 years of related work experience; 2-3 years within a corporate health and safety environment highly preferred
    • Strong ability to  to interpret legislation, assess situations, seek multiple perspectives, and gather information 
    • Excellent computer and technical skills; Microsoft Office Suite with a focus on Excel
    • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills 
    • Basic equipment operation skills are required to understand the risks associated with equipment that the business uses e.g. forklift
    • French is considered an asset

    Come and join our team as we work to take Canon to the next level! We offer pay-for-performance, generous benefits and exceptional career growth with a global company.


    If you are among the most suitable for the position, we will be in touch with you shortly to discuss this role in greater detail. 


    Canon Canada Inc. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us via email at or via phone at 1-855-531-3850 or 905-863-8713


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