WHS Specialist

July 19 2021
Industries Goods transportation, Warehousing
Categories Health, Security, Disability, HR, Training, Production, Operations, Quality, Safety
Langley, BC

DESCRIPTION

One focus area of the Amazon Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) mission is to provide tools, resources, and environments that support safe, efficient, healthy behaviors and encourage employees to proactively manage their health and wellbeing. To support this focus area, Amazon is seeking a full-time WHS Specialist (WHSS) to serve as a designated representative for their assigned building coordinating and implementing all areas of the Amazon Global Program as directed by the leadership. The WHSS promotes a positive culture while complying with Amazon standards and maintaining a safe work environment. This includes conducting trainings and coaching associates on observed work habits.

The WHSS is required to maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems. The WHSS supports management’s efforts to ensure compliance with all corporate Program expectations and applicable federal & state laws. The WHSS also conducts risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions. In addition, the WHSS is responsible for recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomics. Candidate must be willing to work any shift, based on availability. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems
· Support management efforts to ensure compliance with all corporate program expectations and applicable federal and state laws
· Conduct risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions
· Responsible for recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomics
· Available to work flexible shifts including days, nights and/or weekends

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· High school or equivalent diploma
· Minimum of 1 years in an environmental Health & Safety (EHS) related field or bachelor’s degree in related field
· Knowledge of OH&S
· Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel in a professional capacity
· Experience maintaining confidentiality in matter involving security and/or personnel issues in the workplace

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a safety related field
· Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, judgment, and customer focus skills
· Experience leading and managing a team ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses
· Experience in emergency response and currently holds First Aid and CPR certificates
· Experience in workers compensation case management

Amazon is committed to providing accommodations at all stages through recruitment and employment in accordance with applicable human rights and accommodation legislation. If contacted for an employment opportunity, advise Human Resources if you require accommodation, including in order to apply for a position.

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