Occupational Health & Safety Advisor

Concord, ON, CA

Dufferin Aggregates - A CRH Company

Job ID:  496847

Work Type: Full Time 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.

Dufferin Aggregates, a division of CRH Canada is looking to hire!

Who we are
Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers, Dufferin Aggregates is a leading supplier of aggregates for the construction industry in Ontario. We operate more than 20 sites, including quarries, sand pits and distribution yards to supply crushed stone, sand, and gravel, recycled crushed concrete as well as recycled crushed asphalt, for the commercial, industrial, residential, and civil engineering sector. 


CRH is a leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect, and improve our world. Employing 78,500 people at 3,390 operating locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and Europe.
Why Work with Us?

  • Pension and benefits included after probationary period.
  • Bonus pay based on safety and performance.
  • Highly competitive starting wage with multi-tier wage structure.
  • Overtime opportunities are available.
  • Company provided PPE including and yearly safety boot allowance.
  • Company paid training.
  • Company sponsored social events and recognition program.
  • Employee Family Assistance Program.
  • Employee Referral Program.
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion!

Position:  Occupational Health & Safety Advisor
Term: Full Time
Location: Mosport and Teedon (East & North) 
Start Date:  June 2024

Reporting to the Supervisor, Occupational Health and Safety, the incumbent will be responsible for the coordination and administration of OH&S program activities and projects to support business objectives. The incumbent will partner with local business leaders to ensure compliance and provide day-to-day leadership in the continued building of a strong culture of safety.



  • Ensure Health & Safety standards are met by; coordinating, promoting, and conducting various OH&S programs and activities related to the OH&S Management System; conducting OH&S assessments and periodic audits; implementing health and safety strategies and action plans; coaching and advising management of OH&S policies, procedures, practices, and legislative requirements.
  • Continue building a strong safety culture by; promoting the philosophy that safety is a value associated with every priority, and is non-negotiable, and promote a safe and healthy work environment based on employee involvement, ownership, teamwork, education, training, and leadership.
  • Working closely with Regional HR Services to co-ordinate training and development program for business unit by; analyzing and assessing training needs; vendor selection; developing and delivering training presentations; updating training records
  • Maintain Management Knowledge by, providing advice, counsel and assistance to management in areas of OH&S.
  • Complies with Federal, Provincial and Local Legal requirements by; studying existing and new legislation enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Working closely with OH&S Services for supporting WSIB claim management by; assisting OH&S Services Manager, site supervisors and managers in the assessment of accident investigation, claims adjudication and management of the Early & Safe Return to Work Program.
  • As required, liaise with external and internal contacts, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Workplace Safety Associations, and other business units within Holcim.


Position Dimensions (Core Competencies):

  • Sound knowledge of OH&S principles, policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Sound knowledge of business operating processes and procedures
  • Sound working knowledge of provincial legislation and regulations WSIA, OHSA.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office (word, excel, project)
  • 5 years of experience in Health and Safety from heavy industry environment preferred.
  • Possess a Valid Driver’s License (Class G or equivalent)



  • University degree in an appropriate discipline or an equivalent combination of post-secondary education and acquired work experience.


Position Dimensions (Core Competencies):

  • Ensures alignment of OH&S activities arising from Companies OH&S mission
  • Ensures relevant actions are taken so that OH&S requirements are met.
  • Actively manages risks by ensuring that all related control activities are implemented thoroughly.
  • Drives committed and effective incident management.
  • Identify and utilize effective and integrative strategies for achieving individual, OH&S Team, and work unit objectives.
  • Analyze issues and problems to make sound decisions on daily activities.
  • Listen and share information clearly and concisely to maintain an environment in which people communicate honestly and openly.
  • Develop and leverage effective networks and relationships with others inside and outside of the organization.
  • Work effectively in the face of ambiguity, shifting priorities and rapid change while actively developing one’s skills and capabilities.
  • Champion new ideas and initiatives and create an environment that supports change and innovation.
  • Foster a sense of collaboration and work effectively across the organization to achieve goals.
  • Ability to deal with complex, sensitive, and personal issues while maintaining confidentiality.

Visit our website for more information: http://www.crhcanada.com

CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Date:  Jun 28, 2024

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