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OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENIST
Organization:    Not Applicable
Division:    Workplace Safety & Insurance Board
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    0000 - WSIB
Salary:    Not Available
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51604
 

With a vision to become the leading workplace compensation board, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) provides no-fault insurance and compensation for Ontarians in the event of a workplace injury or illness. We are committed to delivering what matters: fast, accessible service and fair benefits at a fair price.

We've recently launched a comprehensive plan for modernizing and revitalizing the WSIB. This is an exciting time for the organization, and we invite you to be a part of it as we work to grow and improve the services we provide.

Recognized as a best-in-class learning organization, we promote professional development and are committed to providing our people with opportunities to lead, learn and grow, ensuring that we're providing the best possible service to the people of Ontario. We offer a market-competitive total compensation plan and a robust wellness program that promotes a healthy lifestyle as well as work/life balance.

The work we do at the WSIB is meaningful and challenging, and it makes a difference to the people of Ontario. We value integrity, reliability and fairness, and we embrace the diversity of the people we work with and serve.

What can I expect to do in this role?

The WSIB's Occupational Disease & Specialized Services Division is a key partner in the organization's strategic transformation initiatives with a focus on designing new solutions with the customer experience in mind.

We are looking for a results oriented professional to provide expertise in the area of occupational hygiene, including advice regarding current and historical occupational exposures as related to the adjudication of occupational disease claims.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
Candidate must possess:

• University completion at the post graduate level with a Masters in Occupational Hygiene, Engineering or Occupational Health.
• A broad range of experience in a professional practice as an Occupational Hygienist, (theory and hands-on)
• Certification as a: Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by the American Board of Industrial Hygienists (ABIH) or Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) by the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (CRBOH).
• A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
• Manage a caseload of referrals; providing assessments of current and historical workplace exposures to chemical, physical and biological exposure agents for individual or a group of claims.
• Provide expert opinion, scientific advice and guidance on matters relating to occupational hygiene.
• Design, create, deliver and update databases of industry exposure profiles to capture existing information and identify emerging trends in occupational exposures.
• Contribute to return to work efforts by providing expert opinion regarding anticipated exposures and exposure control considerations for proposed job/employment opportunities.
• Develop new methodologies and techniques for the completion of retrospective exposure assessments and validate through peer reviewed publications and presentations.
• Participate in professional meetings and educational seminars. Develop and deliver presentations and training relating to occupational hygiene.
• Remain current, knowledgeable and aware of workplace exposure trends; present and future needs; problems and opportunities for improvement in relation to services provided.
• Develop and maintain relationships within the occupational health and safety community and other stakeholders ensuring an appropriate exchange of information about occupational hygiene issues.
• Perform all other related duties, as required.

Note: As a precondition of employment, the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board may require a prospective candidate to undergo a criminal records name check prior to or at anytime following hire.

Note: When applying to this postition kindly indicate 'Occupational Hygienist, Last Name, First Name' in the subject line .

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Excluded
Schedule:  
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Friday, February 8, 2013
 
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, February 25, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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