• Health & Safety Coordinator

    Job Locations CA-ON-Greater Toronto Area
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Health & Safety
    Product Line
  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at .



    To provide operational leadership with guidance, mentoring and assistance in areas of safe work process, health & safety policy, legislative requirements, training and workplace inspection.  The incumbent provides expertise and mentoring in the area of operational health and safety, and ensures appropriate health & safety training, practices, policies and procedures are in place to avoid preventable health and safety occurrences.


    • Work closely with the Business Unit Management Teams and Health & Safety Manager to ensure implementation and ongoing improvement of safety, health and loss control processes and systems within their assigned regional areas.
    • Participate in the effective execution and delivery of health & safety programs and communications in support of the Lafarge Health and Safety Management System (HSMS).
    • Participate as the health and safety representative for new equipment / process design reviews or commissioning approvals within the Management of Change (MOC) procedure for areas supported.
    • Provide on-going, in-field coaching to operations personnel regarding legislative and corporate health & safety requirements and expectations.
    • Coach, guide and assist site personnel to understand and execute upon their responsibilities related to management of safety, health and loss control issues.
    • Work with the Health and Safety Manager to identify health & safety system, program and training needs for the assigned regional areas and ensure they are in line with the requirements of the HSMS.
    • Assist Business Unit Management to identify health & safety improvement areas, to develop action plans and to achieve Health & Safety Improvement Plan objectives.
    • Assist in the development of safe work processes for manufacturing, maintenance and operational functions with a focus on high-risk activity.
    • Collect, analyze and distribute health and safety KPI information.
    • Develop custom reporting to present health & safety statistical information in a meaningful format.
    • Participate and assist in the development and sourcing of new health & safety products ensuring effectiveness, consistency, and financial prudence.
    • Develop and deliver health & safety related training modules and programs reflective of applicable legislative requirements and corporate safety policies, procedures and practices.
    • Develop and maintain a positive and proactive relationship with Business Unit and Site Management, employees and local regulatory agencies.
    • Assist with follow-up on audit recommendations to ensure all items have been completed on time and assist with removing any barriers to completion.
    • Support site management to ensure the early and safe return to work for injured employees.


    Relationships with Other Jobs:


    • Work closely with site-level and unit-level management on implementation of Health and Safety Management Systems, Processes and Training.
    • Engage, coach and influence site, area, and functional leaders regarding health and safety activities and processes with an aim of 70% of “face time” in the field within the areas of responsibility.
    • Work with Health and Safety Manager in determining Business Unit priorities and developing policies / procedures.
    • Interface with peers in other areas in the development of programs and systems.
    • Works closely and in collaboration with manufacturing/performance to ensure Management of Change (MOC) procedures are integrated into all required changes to equipment / process.
    • Assist Human Resources / Labour Relations on the safety and loss control aspects of the following HR/LR-related programs:


    Worker Compensation Program

    Return – to – Work (Light / Modified Duty) Program

    Occupational Medical Evaluation Program

    Consequence Management Program



    Specific Accountabilities:

    • Ability to work flexible hours as dictated by the requirements of the position, including extra time at peak intervals
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure and manage multiple activities
    • Mature attitude and ability to work effectively independent of supervision
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
    • Strong conflict management and resolution skills
    • Strong organizational skills, with ability to attend to detail, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
    • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to relate to persons at all corporate levels, with diverse educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds


    • Applicable College or University education, plus formal training in specialized areas
    • 4-7 years in a Health and Safety or related role
    • Working towards the successful attainment of a CRSP designation
    • Timely and sound decision-making skills


    Why work for us?


    Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more!  More information can be found at:

    We thank you for your interest.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.