Health & Safety Manager

Health & Safety Manager

non – apprenticeship

AT A GLANCE

Health and Safety Managers perform a variety of tasks that ensure workplaces are safe for workers and the general public. Some other duties may include:
  • Conduct safety and environmental audits
  • Investigate health and safety related complaints, spills of hazardous chemicals, and workplace accidents
  • Inspect workplaces to ensure that equipment, materials do not present a safety or health hazard to employees or the general public
  • Develop, implement and evaluate health and safety programs and strategies
  • Initiate enforcement procedures to fine or to close an establishment contravening municipal, provincial or federal regulations
  • Provide consultation and deliver training programs to employees and the general public on issues of public health, environmental protection or workplace safety

CAREER VIDEO(S)

Source: Techsploration NS

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work environments for health and safety managers vary depending on the construction site. They may be expected to drive to different project sites to conduct their work. Also, they may work in classrooms delivery training to staff and they may find themselves doing administrative task in an office or while on the road in their work trucks.

Source: Manitoba Heavy Construction Association and Industry expert form Hugh Munro Construction

 

WAGES

Below is a sample career path and salary range in Manitoba’s heavy construction industry:
Job Title Salary Range Sample Duties
Health & Safety Coordinator
$35,000 - $45,000/year
  • Coordinate with Health & Safety Officer (HSO)/manage the subbing out of training
  • Deal with workplace health safety (WHS) concerns
  • Work with WHS Officer to stop and/or improve work orders
Health & Safety Manager/National Construction Safety Officer
$45,000 - $60,000/year
  • Investigate health and safety related complaints, hazardous chemical spills, and workplace accidents
  • Ensure equipment or materials do not present a safety or health hazard to employees or the general public
  • Facilitate safety training sessions to company employees
Health & Safety Environment Manager
$60,000 - $100,000/year
  • Oversee Health & Safety Coordinator tasks
  • Document workplace hazards assessment
  • Enforce safety regulations
  • Ensure drilling projects proceed according to plan and schedule

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