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Position: Safety Specialist
Program/Service/Department: Occupational Health and Safety

Competition #: 07-173
Status: Permanent full time
Salary: TBD

Posting Date: December 10, 2021
Closing Date:
December 24, 2020

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates, recommends and implements all aspects of the Safety Program
  • Applies a working knowledge of various legislation and regulations in the establishment and administering of Safety Programs.
  • Liaises with outside safety organizations, government agencies, and other hospitals (eg. OHA, Ministry of Labour) regarding occupational health and safety issues.
  • Advises on and monitors the safe use, delivery, storage and disposal of chemical, physical, and biological agents in all areas of the organization
  • Consults with users, and management about provisions for adequate ventilation, containment and safety equipment
  • Responds to specific staff concerns regarding workplace health and safety.
  • Advises management regarding safety in their areas
  • Plays and key role in contingency (Emergency Measures Plans) policy development, review and education
  • Investigates all occupational accidents and exposures to chemical, physical and biological hazards.
  • Contributes to the ongoing review of the Occupational Health and Safety Manual
  • Prepares, conducts and/or co-ordinates the provision of staff safety education
  • Compiles statistics and prepares reports on occupational health and safety matters and trends
  • Participates, as required, on hospital committees as a consultant/advisor re: Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Plays a key role as consultant and facilitator to the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee. including providing on going training for the committee
  • Follows up and advises management regarding safety issues identified through the inspection process
  • Plays a key role in our WSIB claims management process


  • Previous related experience as a specialist in health and safety
  • Excellent knowledge of safety related legislation and best practices
  • Good knowledge of WSIB and rating systems
    Professional Registration Required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate level experience in computer applications, i.e. word, excel, powerpoint

All interested candidates are invited to submit their application, quoting the competition number, to:

Human Resources
Bloorview Kids Rehab
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8
Fax: (416) 424-3868
E-mail: humanresources at bloorview dot ca *(see Note below)

*Note: Copy the above e-mail address into the To field of your e-mail message and reconstruct the e-mail address by removing the spaces and replacing the “at” and “dot” with the proper symbols (@ and .) respectively.Bloorview Kids Rehab is an equal opportunity employer.

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