Safety Advisor

Full Time
Fort McMurray
September 5, 2022

Safety Advisor

General Accountabilities:

Reporting to Health, Safety & Environment Supervisor, the Safety Advisor is the primary resource for ensuring the Company’s safety standards and loss management programs are administered in a manner that supports an incident, accident and injury-free workplace. Further, the Advisor will provide guidance and recommendations to employees and leaders on respective sites. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for promoting the KMC safety culture, adhering to all provincial and federal laws, KMC policy, internal controls and practices, while maintaining the highest level of professionalism and upholding the values of KMC Mining.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Interpret and advise all employees on compliance to OHS regulations and company standards;
  • Maintain current knowledge of OHS & WCB regulations;
  • Review safe work procedures for compliance and recommend changes as required;
  • Provide a high level of visibility in the field by performing tours daily;
  • Assist with the development and implementation of EH&S programs and procedures;
  • Provide advice on the safety procedures and practices contained in the company safety management system;
  • Review programs and procedures to ensure effectiveness;
  • Monitor and trend safety activities; FLRAs, Safe Work Observation, Near Miss, inspection, and safety meetings;
  • Conduct safety audits in accordance with Company requirements;
  • Assist management with incident investigation and reporting information such as workplace injuries to the Workers Compensation Board;
  • Complete documentation required for injury claims and liaise with WCB to resolve any issues;
  • Assist with the management and review of subcontractor safety programs and follow up on incidents with contractors;
  • Perform incident investigations and causal analyses ensuring communication and closure of investigation;
  • Report company safety and loss management performance to the site owners as required and communicate with the customer representative;
  • Take appropriate action for all safety-related concerns raised by the Company;
  • Facilitate investigations and development of the corrective actions;
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual reports as required; and
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:

Formal Education

  • Diploma and/or post-secondary degree in Health & Safety or a related field.
  • Current Certifications in Safety Management (OHS, NCSO).

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of related experience with 1+ years in management role.
  • Experience with applying applicable legislation, WCB, and OHS knowledge.
  • Mining Industry knowledge / experience.

Technical Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizing, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Collaborative and performance orientated.
  • Knowledge of safety software systems and programs.
  • Tactful and diplomatic.
  • Conflict resolution skills.

*Note: other combinations of education and experience will be considered.

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