Health and Safety Coordinator

  • Cheshire London
  • 1111 Elias Street , London, ON, Canada
  • May 16, 2018
Full-time / Permanent Human Resources

Job Description

 Cheshire London is a government-funded, non-profit organization founded in 1979. For over 35 years, Cheshire has dedicated itself to creating an environment that enables adults living with significant physical disabilities and frail seniors to live actively, independently, and with dignity in their own communities and homes

Cheshire Homes of London is hiring for a Health and Safety Coordinator: 
The Health and Safety Coordinator will be responsible for the support, data control, and organization of safety-related documentation and field activities. The successful individual will play a supporting role in promoting and ensuring compliance with the Health and Safety initiatives. This position will work closely with the HR Director, the Attendant Services Managers, and the Program Managers. 

Title/Status: Permanent full-time

Location:  London ON

Pay Range:  $46,628/year start rate + comprehensive benefit package

Shift:  35 hours/week, Monday-Friday 0830-1630hrs


Key responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage a fiscally responsible Health and Safety program
  • Manage and coordinate work-related claims in accordance with WSIB legislation
  • Support and monitor safe and responsible modified RTW programs through the WSIB
  • Ensure Cheshire operates in compliance with the OH&S Act and establish and uphold legislated policies related to the OH&S Act.
  • Plan, develop and implement safety training and Orientation of new employees and recertification training requirements on safe practices and policies, safe body mechanics, health and safety online training and OHSA legislation
  • Auditing program offices and developing plans to ensure compliance
  • Administration, investigation and resolution of Accident/Incident and Hazard Reports
  • Advocate employee wellness and safety by providing ongoing coordination and partnerships with leadership team


Qualities and Qualifications:

  • Certificate or Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or related discipline from a Community College and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Current Health and Safety (CRSP) Designation or working toward designation
  • Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Kinesiology, Human Kinetics or a Certificate/Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety with equivalent experience considered an asset
  • 3-5 years related industry experience
  • Experience reporting, writing, and completing WSIB claims 
  • Healthcare safety experience an asset
  • Safety Group experience an asset
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety, including legislation and technical standards
  • Technical qualifications conducting audits and assessments
  • Knowledge of Adult learning principles
  • Facilitation/instruction skills in various settings and levels of employees/management
  • Ability to work in a team environment/collaboration
  • Excellent oral and written skills, computer skills
  • Valid Driver's License and business level auto insurance coverage
  • Access to a vehicle that meets minimum MTO safety standards

Qualified applicants are urged to forward their cover letter and resume to the following, no later than Tuesday, May 22, 2018:           


Taylor Bedek, HR Coordinator                   

Fax: 519-439-4815

#2-1111 Elias Street, London ON N5W 5L1

Subject Line:  Health and Safety Coordinator

Cheshire values each applicant’s interest in working with us, however, due to the overwhelming response to our ads, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.