Health and Safety Coordinator

  • Coldstream Concrete
  • Ilderton, ON, Canada
  • Mar 31, 2023

Job Description

About Coldstream Concrete:

At Coldstream, our mission is Partnering with you to provide dependable outcomes through creative precast solutions. 

Coldstream Concrete is proud to be a family run business. Since 1945, Coldstream Concrete has been providing high-quality precast concrete products to the construction and drainage industry. Coldstream has evolved to become a leader in custom heavy precast concrete elements.

Why work with us?

We have a great team!
At Coldstream Concrete, you will use your unique skills and work with a dedicated team committed to the growth of our business and products.

We are always learning!
We promote and encourage your continuous training and development. We recognize the value that our employees bring to their work through their knowledge, skills and experience.  It is through our combined talent that we continue to grow as a leader in our industry.

We offer meaningful rewards!
From employer sponsored events, company swag, and paid training, we want you to be proud of the work you do and how you are rewarded. We believe in fair and competitive wages and offer a total rewards package which includes paid health benefits.


Coldstream Concrete is looking to add a new member to our Production team as a Health and Safety Coordinator.  This role is highly collaborative and is well suited for someone who is pursuing a career in a dynamic manufacturing environment and who is passionate about creating a positive culture around workplace safety.

Job Summary:

The Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for the effective delivery of the Company’s safety programs that support a productive workforce. This position develops and implements programs that ensure compliance with safety legislation and provides a point of contact for all day-to-day safety issues while reducing down time and risk to plant operations.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Oversee the Company’s safety programs and ensure that they are delivered according to each program’s policies and procedures. 

Safety programs include but are not limited to:  Lockout/Tagout, Suspended Load/Crane, Forklift, PPE, Fit Testing, Designated Substances Control Programs, and Hazard Assessments.
2. Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness through measures such as audit, observation and tracking incident reports.
3. Regularly evaluate program policies and procedures for compliance with applicable legislation and standards in Ontario, including Employment Standards Act (ESA), Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC), and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
4. Facilitate safety training to new and existing employees throughout the employment cycle, including orientation, job transfers, cross-training and refresher training.
5. Ensure that employees are equipped with appropriate and designated control measures, including PPE.
6. Collaborate with HR on change management initiatives that support core values of a safe workplace and continuous improvement.
7. Provide direct support to Supervisors by making safety recommendations. Assist Supervisors with the enforcement of health and safety policies through safety audits, coaching and on-the-job training.
8. Assist with the completion of incident reports and/or documentation for WSIB reports.
9. Create policies, procedures and other written communication materials which are used to support safety programs and promote a safe work culture.
10. Administration of new employee (onboarding) and safety checklists. 
11. Facilitates and coordinates JHSC Meetings. Assist the JHSC in the execution of health and safety initiatives.


Minimum Post-Secondary Education in a related field
2+ years working in manufacturing environment
Experience working as a Supervisor for health and safety considered an asset
Understanding of Ontario Safety regulations and legislation such as OHSA, CSA, ESA, AODA and OHRC
Working knowledge of WSIB is an asset.
Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, PPT, Excel)
Time management skills and the ability to prioritize competing tasks

Excellent writing skills with the ability to create organized and cohesive written materials
Team Player who works collaboratively in a diverse team
Certified Joint Health & Safety as Management considered an asset
Certification to train forklift, crane, and/or lockout is considered an asset
First Aid certification considered an asset
Experience facilitating training to groups considered an asset
Knowledge of the construction industry and best practices is an asset
Must have valid driver’s license in good standing

Company Benefits:

Competitive Salaries
Paid Health and Welfare Benefits Plan (Includes dental and vision)
Life Insurance, STD and LTD
Retirement Savings Plan
Paid Personal Days
Day Shift
Annual Safety Footwear and Clothing Allowance
Company sponsored events
Annual Training Day
Free parking

How to Apply:

We encourage all interested candidates to apply, even if you don’t check all of the boxes. 
*Please note that minimum requirements for this position are stated in the job posting.

Please send resume and cover letter to before the application deadline of Friday April 14th, 2023. 

Coldstream Concrete practices equal opportunity and fair recruitment and selection processes. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, and those living with a disability.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank you for your interest in working at Coldstream! Please note that you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview.