National Health & Safety Manager

Location: Mississauga, ON 

National Energy Equipment, Inc. is the largest distributor of energy related equipment in Canada, providing service from coast to coast. Our greatest strength are our employees and our objective is to provide the best sales and service support in our industries, while synergizing product offerings for optimum benefit to our customers.
Due to an impending retirement, we have an exciting opening for a National Health & Safety Manager based out of our Corporate Office in Mississauga, ON. You will lead health & safety programs, conduct inspections and audits as well as meetings and training sessions. This role will provide practical expertise and tactical execution of the Company’s H&S programs and will drive the execution of occupational health and safety initiatives, including the development of policies, procedures, programs and training that result in legislative compliance; and a safe, healthy, and secure environment


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                         

 Health and Safety Strategy

  • Develop and maintain an annual strategic plan for H&S by engaging all stakeholders of the company for input and feedback and submit for executive approval.
  • Create and update policies.  
  • Ensure effective & consistent implementation of Health and Safety policies and programs by influencing leadership teams and other stakeholders.  Act as the conduit for guidance and advice
  • In partnership with Branch safety committee representatives, support incident investigations, accident prevention and investigation analysis for all Branches. 
  • Partner with Branch Operations to ensure all safety issues are addressed & resolved.
  • Maintain knowledge of all applicable current and proposed legislative requirements including federal and provincial legislation and trends in occupational health and safety. Educate appropriate stakeholders on these issues.


  • Provide support to the branches on Workers Compensation claims, and return to work management
  • Conduct in person audits in warehouses, shops, offices and with service technicians to ensure that the actions resulting from these audits and action plans are appropriately prioritized and implemented.
  • Provide guidance to all areas of the company on matters concerning workplace H&S.
  • Assist with the development and improve programs related to Health and Safety.
  • Support the promotion of H&S at all branches across Canada through participation with various cross functional teams.
  • Ensure that all current health and safety legal, company and customer H&S requirements are implemented across the country.

• Background in a national multi-site environment is essential.
• Fluency in French would be an asset

• Outdoor, warehouse, shop and office environments
• Able to travel to our branches across Canada as required.

• 5-7 years of experience in Health and Safety Management
• Experience and/or knowledge within the retail petroleum industry is an asset
• Proven results in participation in various provincial COR and customer audits
• Multi-province workers compensation board experience.
• Proven ability to plan and implement change
• Proven ability to liaise with and build-effective working relationships with various business partners in forging and managing collaborative strategic relationships and partnerships both internally and with subcontractors
• Experience in H&S audits
• Understand policy and program development and implementation
• Proven track record in designing and delivering multi-site, national Health and Safety Programs.
• Familiar with populating supplier pre-qualification websites.
• Knowledge of ISNetworld, Avetta and ComplyWorks contractor sites would be an asset

• Certified Registered Safety Professional designation (CRSP) or working towards CRSP designation.