EHS Manager, Eastern Region

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Date: Sep 25, 2021

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, CA

Company: Bureau Veritas

Do you believe in the power of teamwork and sharing ideas? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional quality and service with everything you do? Do you seek out ideas for improving the status quo? If you want to make a difference and love being surrounded by the best and the brightest, Bureau Veritas Laboratories might be the place for you!


Imagine being surrounded by the brightest minds in the industry.


Bureau Veritas is looking for a


Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Eastern Region



Join our talented team of experts in the scientific field to advance your technical knowledge and advance your career.  Every day we go above and beyond to deliver innovative solutions to help our clients make important decisions that directly impact the community and the environment. 



As a Regional Environmental Health & Safety Manager, your main responsibilities are as follows:


Reporting directly to the Health and Safety Director for Canada, the Regional Health and Safety Manager is responsible for providing support, coaching, and mentorship to staff at all levels of the organization.  By fostering and encouraging a strong safety culture, the Regional Health and Safety Manager will be instrumental in the improvement of Bureau Veritas’s health and safety performance. The HSE Manager will work to develop and implement strategies to reduce the frequency and severity of workplace incidents.

Corporate Responsibilities

  • Promote and foster the development of a world-class safety culture.
  • Promote and maintain a positive work environment for all employees.
  • Participate in annual document reviews with the intent to improve upon existing corporate documentation such as safe work procedures and work instructions.
  • Work with other regional HSE Manager to establish corporate HSE policies and procedures.
  • Track and maintain HSE statistics, including the publishing of such data for internal or external stakeholders.
  • Act as a positive change agent in supporting Bureau Veritas’s HSE vision and new initiatives (operational & cultural).


Regional Responsibilities


  • Ensure safety documentation and materials are updated, reviewed regularly and are in agreement with applicable regulations and Bureau Veritas’s Corporate policies.
  • Advise the management team on changes or proposed changes to provincial, federal and state health and safety legislation and ensure compliance with these regulations.
  • Provide to management regular updates, reports and suggestions for improvement on operational HSE issues.
  • Advise management and supervisors on regulatory requirements for the control of hazards.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Site Safety Coordinators and ensure they adhere to and implementing the HSE program at their location.
  • Regularly communicate to staff on health and safety issues through town halls, emails, safety bulletins and worksite observation tours.
  • Educate and train employees in the area of health and safety in the workplace.
  • Create buy-in from employees towards reporting of incidents and continually reinforce the near hit reporting message.
  • Lead incident investigations where applicable
  • Review incident reports and hazard reports to identify health and safety trends and system needs.
  • Development/continually improve Emergency Response Plans for all locations.
  • To perform or aid in the completion of internal safety audits and to prepare the organization for external safety audits.  Follow up on audit findings.
  • Assist managers, supervisors and health and safety committees with inspections.
  • Participate in JHSC committee meetings and follow up on recommendations.
  • Work in coordination with Human Resources staff on the management of WCB claims and the Company Return to Work Program.
  • Maintain online HSE databases where required.
  • Work within budget allocation.
  • Perform annual internal HSE audits and assist with the development of action plans for the purpose of encouraging continuous improvement.
  • Act as an ambassador for Bureau Veritas through memberships with professional health and safety associations.
  • Assist sales staff by completing Pre-Qualification HSE Questionnaires.


You are the ideal Regional Environmental Health & Safety Manager, if you have:


  • Three to five years of experience in a direct safety management role.
  • Possess an Occupational Health and Safety certificate or equivalent.
  • Safety designation (CRSP or equivalent) or are in the process of obtaining it.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.
  • Strong presentation, oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable of Workers Compensation and Return to Work programs.
  • Strong knowledge of provincial and federal safety regulations.  Knowledge in US State and OSHA regulations is a strong asset.
  • Experience in developing, managing and auditing H&S management systems, including ISO45001 and ISO14001.
  • Excellent problem solving abilities.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) in French will be considered an asset
  • Are comfortable with periodic travel that is required in this role.




Bureau Veritas is a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services.


When we look at Bureau Veritas, we want to see a reflection of the communities in which we work.  Inclusion is about actively involving every employee’s ideas, knowledge, perspectives, approaches and styles to maximize business success.  Inclusion is about attracting new talent who will bring more diversity to our workforce, with differences in culture, professional backgrounds and beliefs.


  1. purpose: shaping a world of trust.






Guaranteeing quality, ensuring Health and Safety, mitigating risks and improving performance as well as environmental protection and social responsibility. This is what Bureau Veritas is about, truly believing that it contributes to bettering society. 


Blending performance & integrity, with ambition & humility, responsibility & openness, we are proud that our people leave a mark on what they do.


We respect our people and believe in our talents. 


We empower them to leave their mark, working as a team for the benefit of our 400,000 clients across 140 countries.


We believe that leaving a mark is a true challenge and opportunity for every one of us, a sign of trust and impact, a bond with the future, a proof of growth and development. 


Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will Leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.


Join our talented community of scientists and experts and apply today at http://bvlabs.com/careers/current-opportunities


Bureau Veritas Labs is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise Human Resources of any accommodations that are required.  Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.


Shaping a World of Trust