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Health Safety Advisor - Environment, Exploration

Seeking a dependable individual to provide practicable support in Safety Risk Management, developing processes to ensure compliance to maintain a system aimed at achieving zero harm to both the individual and the environment.


  • Assessing regional sites to ensure that they have the capacity to support and maintain HSEC data.
  • Assisting in the development of Emergency Response Plans for each regional area.
  • Analysis of Incident reports to facilitate safety improvement, educate personnel and to reduce the possibility of major accidents.
  • Identify and analyze risk and risk mitigation measures in the region.
  • Conduct regular audits of regional projects, throughout the region to ensure compliance with standards and follow up with corrective actions or further training.
  • Track incidents and undertake investigations often as the investigation team leader.
  • Establish, maintain and report on effective safety management routine to Our client’s Standards including the Inductions, Toolbox meetings, Inspections, Incident Reporting and Investigation, in consultation with Project Managers Health & Safety.
  • Audit contractor companies and external providers as required to ensure their programs are equal to Our client’s with respect to H&S standards and practices
  • Ensure Toolbox meetings with employees and contractors are regularly attended to keep communication about H&S open throughout the department
  • Develop and implement new induction/training practices across our staff and contractor teams.
  • Actively promote and practice a safety culture that all field staff and contractors are aware of and promote compliance with Our client’s HSEC standards and procedures
  • Provide HSE expertise & guidance to field staff (i.e. Geologists and Field Supervisors) and the most appropriate means to remedy identified potential hazards.
  • Provide day to day direction & guidance to all levels of management on safety related matters.
  • Manage the relevant Exploration HSE committees.
  • As the subject matter expect and principal owner of H&SC, demonstrate and respect culture in the region.
  • Assist with Community Consultation activities in the region when required.
  • Assist with the development and writing of HSEC policies & standards, coordinate the implementation of such policies and standards in the various exploration site environments to employees and contractors.
  • Assist with maintaining environmental monitoring and reporting to Our Client and Regulatory Standards.
  • Remain current on H&S legislation and developments in Canada and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, so that the H&S Coordinator can advise management and department on changes they need to be aware of


  • Community College or OHS Diploma or related field – preferred
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of related safety experience.
  • Self-motivated, Safety-conscious, Flexible, Dependable and pays strict attention to detail.
  • Incident Investigation Training
  • Thorough knowledge of SHE policies, procedures, and government regulations
  • High level of familiarity with mining and mineral processing construction projects
  • High level of familiarity with mineral exploration
  • Thorough knowledge of Safety and Health systems
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s License is mandatory.
  • This position includes regular field work and site visits to work sites, involving periods during which there is physical activity (e.g. hiking, walking, standing)
  • Exposures to factors such as temperature variations, moving machinery, noise, and humidity.
  • The work environment may change and may involve the use of a helicopter.
  • There may be noticeable pressure from deadlines, production requirements, accuracy, or similar demands.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED, preferred
  • WHMIS, preferred
  • Additional training will be provided as required
  • CRSP designation preferred
Voisey’s Bay Newfoundland and Labrador
Working Hours
rotational 14 days in/14 days out, 12 hrs/day
Contact Person
Carla Fennell
Accommodations are available upon request for all individuals with disabilities taking part in the recruitment and selection process.