Careers Careers 10/02/2022 Director of Prevention @ Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board Director of Prevention @ Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board

Title: Director of Prevention
Location: Regina or Saskatoon Office
Permanent Appointment

About WCB:

We are the provincial agency that delivers workplace insurance to Saskatchewan employers and benefits to Saskatchewan workers when they are hurt at work. Our legislation,  The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 , describes the workplaces that we cover and the benefits we provide.

We are a monopoly. This means that the employers in industries that are mandated by our Act must insure through us. Employers in industries excluded by our Act may apply for coverage. It also means that workers injured in an industry mandated by our Act can claim benefits from us.

Job Summary:

This position reports to the VP of Prevention and Employer Services and is accountable to advance the vision of Prevention and WorkSafe through leading the overall operations of the Prevention area.  Provides leadership in the development and delivery of injury prevention strategies, programs and services that enhance customer experience and align with the WCB’s strategic and operational business strategies.

Leads the Prevention management team who are responsible for the development and delivery of operational plans for awareness, education, training, and partnerships that advance injury prevention in the province. Leads the WorkSafe Working Committee and related activities, develops and enhances strategic partnership opportunities, is responsible for the WorkSafe marketing campaigns and plays the critical role of engaging stakeholders in the development of strategies and stakeholder working groups to effectively address industry-specific safety issues.


As a preferred candidate, you will have a University degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or other related discipline.  As well as, a minimum of five years of progressive experience in a leadership role including at least four years successful experience in a similar role focusing on prevention and safety. Certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional would be considered an asset.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

You must have a valid Class 5 driver’s license as travel is required.


It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is received through the online application system prior to close. Each application must include a cover letter explaining how each qualification is met and an updated resume.

The Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Members of designated groups (women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline:  September 25, 2022

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Health & Safety Advisor @ Birchcliff Energy Health & Safety Advisor

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Full-Time Permanent Position

Job Description

Birchcliff Energy is seeking a professional Health & Safety Advisor to join our Calgary based team. The candidate must have a positive attitude, be a progressive thinker, have a desire to support and work towards improving our already excellent Health and Safety culture. The successful candidate will report to the Health & Safety Manager, the primary role of this key position is to work closely with the Health & Safety Team and Operations staff assisting in stewarding to and implementation of the Health and Safety program for Birchcliff’s operating areas.

The successful candidate will be required to travel to our field location on a regular basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Incident Management:
    • Support the management of the online Incident Management program;
    • Incident reporting support; and
    • Investigation support; ensuring full circle documentation of incident including root cause and effective corrective actions.
  • Competency Management:
    • Support the management of the online Learning Management program;
    • Uploading and creation of new/revised Codes or Practice, Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Work Practices; and
    • Ongoing monitoring.
  • Develop, Implement and Support Health and Safety programs and initiatives.
  • Supporting the team in trend analysis on all incidents, near hits and hazard identifications.
  • Coordinate and manage Emergency Response plan updates; training exercises, managing binder inventory and distribution lists, updating new assets, tracking updates, etc.
  • Contractor engagement; managing our online system, ISNetworld, and working with our contractors.
  • Support orientations of Birchcliff policy and processes with new and current employees in the corporate office.
  • Preparation and distribution of internal safety alerts, memos, correspondence, etc.
  • Assist with on-going Health and Safety program updates including the Corporate Health and Safety Manual, Codes of Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, etc.
  • Provide field with content and support for the Field Health and Safety meetings.
  • Support the development of the Health and Safety Quarterly Summary Report.
  • Assist with planning for our annual Safety Stand Down and our annual Spring Safety Seminars and Health Awareness week. 

Education, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have a minimum 10 years health and safety experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • Oil and gas experience in drilling, completions and/or production operations would be an asset.
  • CRSP or OH&S certificate required at a minimum.
  • The ability to work as a team member.
  • Motivated to support all aspects of our Operations.
  • Must be able to manage time and priorities.
  • Must be able to take direction as well as add professional input into decisions and provide direction.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to mentor and work with staff.
  • Very strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate a keen interest for accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong computer software skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Strong TEAM player with effective and open communication skills. Birchcliff is a highly interactive company and expects a high level of team work and communication across all departments.
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Candidate must currently reside in the immediate Calgary region.
  • Must be available for frequent travel to our field operational areas.

Application Process

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume to with the term “Health and Safety Advisor” in the subject line of the email.

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, flexible, enthusiastic and well-organized individual who enjoys being part of a fast-paced team.

We thank you in advance for your submission; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Health & Safety Coordinator @ Corporation of the City of Woodstock HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR  

Position Overview:  

Reporting to the Manager of Health & Safety, the Health & Safety Coordinator supports the effective  management of the City’s Health and Safety Program in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act  and other related legislation.  

This position is responsible for working with all City departments, Joint Health and Safety Committees  (JHSCs), and Health and Safety Representative on all aspects of occupational health and safety. This  includes providing field support to operations on regulatory compliance, training, hygiene related testing, and  hazard assessments. In addition, the position plays a significant role in ensuring Corporate and Departmental  specific health and safety policies and procedures are effectively developed and implemented to protect worker  safety and maintain compliance.  


To be considered, applicants must possess the following qualifications:  

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or a closely related field. 
  • Minimum of three (3) to four (4) years of progressive experience in an occupational health and safety role.
  • Hold, or are working towards the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Canadian  
  • Registered Safety Technician (CRST) designation(s). Any other related designations would be considered  an asset (i.e. CHSC, ROH, CIH, ROHT). 
  • Knowledge and experience in developing policies, procedures, safety talks; conducting hazard  assessments and workplace inspections.  
  • Experience in developing and delivering training, familiarity with ergonomic assessments and occupational  hygiene testing.  
  • Ability to interpret and apply health and safety related legislation, standards, and guidelines.
  • Proficient in maintaining accurate records.  
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.  
  • Ability to learn and use health and safety related software.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbal and written, with excellent facilitation, public  speaking and problem-solving skills.  
  • Work well in a team environment, with the ability to function well with minimal supervision.
  • Proven organizational skills, with the ability to effectively deal with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Requires a valid Ontario driver’s license (minimum Class G), in good standing, with access to a personal  vehicle. 


  • Develop, implement, coordinate, and facilitate various occupational health and safety training sessions. In  addition, administer the Corporate core orientation training elements (i.e. Health & Safety awareness,  WHMIS, Driver Awareness, and Workplace Violence & Harassment Prevention…).  
  • Assist in developing, implementing, auditing, and improving the City’s Health & Safety program in  accordance with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and standards.  
  • Research, develop, implement, monitor, evaluate, and update Corporate health and safety policies,  procedures, SOPs, and Safety Talks as required. Assist City departments with the development of  department specific health and safety related and procedures and SOPs.  
  • Supervise the function, assess the effectiveness and training needs, and act as a resource to all City Joint  Health & Safety Committees and Health & Safety Reps.  
  • Investigate health and safety related complaints / concerns and workplace accidents / injuries, including  critical injuries. Identify root cause and provide guidance to Managers and Supervisors in the development  and implementation of corrective actions.  
  • Track worker injury data and report any identified trends to the applicable Manager or Supervisor.
  • Conduct or coordinate occupational Hygiene related testing (noise, air quality…).  
  • Provide assistance in reviewing hazardous products Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to establish training needs  and safe handling protocols prior to products being brought into the workplace.  
  • Conduct fit testing per the City’s respiratory protection program.  
  • Liaise with MOLITSD and other regulatory agencies as required. 
  • Assist in the selection of safety devices and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including pandemic  related PPE and products.  
  • Act as alternate Risk Management / Safety Officer under the City’s Incident Management System (IMS).  

In accordance with the City of Woodstock’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy, new employees hired with the City of  Woodstock are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodations  required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.  

Compensation $77,335 - $90,982. A comprehensive benefits package is included.  

Resumes and cover letters will be received online at no later than 4:00 p.m.  October 18, 2022.  

The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the  recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.  

We thank all candidates who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

About the Corporation of the City of Woodstock

The City of Woodstock is a dynamic and growing community of 46,000 located in the heart of southwestern  Ontario at the crossroads of highways 401 and 403. A growing community, Woodstock has kept its small-town  flavor while offering the types of amenities typically found only in larger cities. Woodstock has roots in both  agriculture and manufacturing; as the recognized Dairy Capital of Canada and as home to Toyota’s second  Canadian manufacturing facility. With a skilled workforce, affordable housing and a new community hospital,  Woodstock truly is a growing city with a lot of rural, small-town charm.  

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OH & S Manager @¬†Ministry of Highways¬†Regina, SK and Prince Albert, SK OH & S Manager @ Ministry of Highways Regina, SK and Prince Albert, SK

The Ministry of Highways, Safety and Wellness Branch is seeking a highly motivated individual who is innovative and a strategic thinker to manage workplace health and safety. Reporting to the Program Manager of Occupational Health and Safety, the OH&S Portfolio Manager is responsible for the development of the Ministry Safety Management System, reviewing all investigations, accidents and incidents, work refusals, inspections and complaints and developing broad-based solutions to address them. You will actively participate in the research, design, development, and implementation of the strategic plan to address workplace health and safety within the Ministry.

Our candidate of choice will have knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), WCB Legislation, Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations (The Saskatchewan Employment Act, and the Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety Regulations) and numerous other standards associated with occupational health and safety. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to present information and respond to questions from stakeholders, managers, and employees.

Typically, the knowledge and abilities required for this position would be obtained through the completion of a related degree/diploma in OHS and/or working toward to obtain in next 12 months, as well as 3 – 5 years of experience working in a safety professional role. The knowledge required would typically be obtained through a National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) and Adult Education certificate or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) or OHS-related certification from a recognized educational/certification institution.

Our core values include showing respect and integrity, serving citizens, excellence, and innovation, and acting as one team. We demonstrate these values in our daily behaviours.

Closing Date: September 27, 2022
Competition Number: OCC000422

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