EHS Coordinator

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May 01, 2019

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EHS Coordinator

West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!

Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within – many of our employees have built their careers with us.

EHS supports one or more functional areas of environment health and safety such as records workers compensation benefits. Maintains and distributes current employee information policy and procedure manuals and other communications. EHS assists in orienting and training new & current employees.

Plans, evaluates, and administers accident and fire prevention employee safety and environmental protection programs. Prepares and distributes educational materials and information. Audits company facility to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and company policy and recommends actions for the correction of hazardous situations for compliance with OSHA regulations. Conducts investigations and recommends appropriate actions. Creates and submits required OSHA accident reports.

Conducts inspections and tests planned to provide familiarity with company operations specific safety and health issues regulations and company practices. Collects and analyzes data along with assisting with identifying problem areas.

EHS may perform structured assignments that require analysis and interpretation to identify probable cause and most promising opportunities for correction.

Other duties include: pursues well-defined assignments requiring the exercise of judgment in developing recommendations for remedial action. Collaborates with affected employees to identify problems and opportunities. Proposes revisions to practices and equipment.

Monitors safety and health performance and recommends priorities and actions for improvement.

Collaborates with employees and supervisors to identify and correct potential safety and health hazards. Develops safe standard work practices with line personnel and monitors conformance through safety and housekeeping inspections. Assures compliance with organization and government health safety and environmental standards.

Works under minimal supervision.

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug Free Workplace (DFW)