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Safety & Security
YRC Freight Canada

Position Summary

Promote all aspects of safety, company-wide.  Work with and through management to ensure compliance with safety and environmental procedures to assist in the achievement of profitability and productivity requirements.       

Position Duties

  1. Develop, plan and implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with all federal and provincial safety regulations.
  2. Collaborate and work with VP Operations and Safety Director on safety compliance concerns and formulate preventative action plan.
  3. Plan, set-up and conduct training for employees on work site safety practices.
  4. Review reports and provide feedback to ensure completion and accuracy.
  5. Maintain safety files and records.
  6. Perform safety surveys and inspections; prepare written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures.  Follow-up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  7. Conduct post-accident investigation and prepare report for employees and senior management identifying possible accident causes.
  8. Develop, evaluate and upgrade safety programs and policies.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

Work is not limited by time and location. Extensive travel is required.


  1. Knowledge of Canada Labor Code OH&S regulations, CVOR and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act regulations (CSA) and DOT regulations, WCB, Dangerous Goods and WHMIS.
  2. Must be able to travel extensively – 70 to 80%
  3. Completion of secondary school.
  4. Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  5. Experience using Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  6. Must be able to provide a clear criminal record check.

Preferred qualifications:

  1.  Class 1 driving Experience of at least 5 years
  2.  Valid Class 1 License with Air Brake endorsement and a clear Abstract
  3.   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and work experience.


Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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