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Health and Safety Manager

Guelph, ON

About Us

Our purpose at Newton Group is to excel in delivering; economical, high quality, low carbon, low energy and low maintenance building systems and structures in the ICI building industry. We strive to make and improve better products and develop our people to work together with various skills. We believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must. We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. We continue to expand and have an exciting opportunity for a Health and Safety Manager.


  • Formal education in Occupational Health and Safety and/or Risk Management considered an asset

  • Formal safety designation such as NCSO considered an asset

  • 5-10 years experience in Health & Safety with 3-5 years experience in the construction industry

  • Possess a strong knowledge of the Ontario construction and industrial act and regulations

  • Experience with the COR 2020 program

  • Experience with the WSIB Health & Safety Excellence Program considered an asset

  • JHSC Part 1 and working towards Part 2 Construction

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Knowledge of digital HSMS

  • Standard First Aid and AED certification

  • Strong organizational, coaching, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated team player with a strong commitment to improving health and safety performance

  • Comfortable multi-tasking, working under pressure, and managing tight timelines

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to sites and projects

  • Valid drivers license required


  • Enhance and promote a strong health and safety culture

  • Assist in planning, organizing and implementing programs and procedures designed to promote compliance with local Government Regulation, Industry Standards, and Corporate Policies and Procedures.

  • Assist with the development of construction safety plans

  • Provide guidance and show leadership with all divisions, particularly when working with the JHSC

  • Lead and participate in JHSC meetings

  • Create and distribute health and safety information and other forms of communication on a regular basis

  • Conduct regular site inspections and develop reports to summarize at risk items and verify corrective actions have been completed

  • Perform audits and provide analysis on our current legislative programs and Project Safety Plans for the purpose of continuous improvement and compliance

  • Provide support for incident investigations, including leading high-risk investigations

  • Assist in analyzing trends in loss experience and loss causation and initiate processes to address performance issues related to maintaining safe and healthy worksites


· Guelph, Ontario

· Travel to job sites

Hours: 40 hours per week, as required by site

Benefits: Safety Eye Protection, Hearing Protection, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Long Term Disability, match employee pension contributions, and Health Care Spending Account. Waiting periods and restrictions apply.

Language: Able to speak, read and write English with technical skills for policy writing

Newton Group encourages people to enjoy work and working with others, to be creative and effective in teams, to be reliable for other team members and to develop efficient work habits to serve customers well and deliver best value excellent buildings and structures.

Newton Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applicants who consider themselves qualified.

Qualified candidates should email their resume or fax to: 519-822-6159.

Please note that only candidates being invited to interview will be contacted, no agencies and no telephone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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