Health, Safety and Wellness Advisor

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Edmonton AB
Full Time

Position Description

Layfield is looking for a Health, Safety & Wellness Advisor to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a fantastic relationship builder and act as a trusted advisor and resource for all health, safety and wellness initiatives to foster a positive and inclusive safety culture.

This position will report to the Senior Human Resources Manager. The position will be based out of our Edmonton, Alberta office.

*New Graduates are welcome to apply!*

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice and support to all employees with respect to Health, Safety & Wellness, including presenting and participating in various meetings
  • Maintain company safety manual compliance with applicable codes & regulations and conduct annual reviews.
  • Monitor, measure, and report the effectiveness of all safety programs
  • Develop, review, and update Company safety policies and procedures, including the development of Hazard Assessments, Safe Job procedures, and Competency Records
  • Maintain and update internet-based prequalification programs (ISNetworld, CanQual, and Complyworks).
  • Provide support with WCB cases and return-to-work programs
  • Track and communicate incident/accident reports and identify strategies for prevention.
  • Participate as an active member of the Joint Health & Safety Committee; conducts inspections, investigations, and OHS activities as required, both in-house and on project sites
  • Assist with job hazard analyses, job procedures, and conducting safety drills
  • Maintain all communications sources to ensure current, up-to-date information is available to all employees, including wellness promoting
  • Record and report on safety statistics and performance KPIs, including WCB reporting
  • Completes safety prequalification requirements as required
  • Perform new employee safety orientations
  • Assist in the instruction or arranging of safety training including, but not limited to WHMIS, PSTS, H2S Alive, Standard First Aid, Confined Space
  • Coordinate internal/external audits for maintenance of Certificate of Recognition (COR)
  • Assist in the procurement of safety-related equipment and PPE

Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Thorough knowledge of applicable safety regulations and legislation
  • Knowledge of OSHA, H2S Alive, Confined Space, and WHMIS
  • Willingness and ability to travel when necessary
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency using Microsoft Office

Education & Experience:

  • Certificate, diploma, or degree accreditation in Safety
  • CRSP Designation would be considered an asset
  • Minimum three years’ experience within Construction or Industrial industry

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent



  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site parking


  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

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