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Location: Inverness

Type: Full Time

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, the company produces lumber, engineered wood (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, particleboard), and other products including pulp, newsprint, wood chips and renewable energy. Our UK-manufactured products are used extensively in the construction, DIY and furniture sectors. Our brands, SterlingOSB Zero, CaberFloor and CaberWood MDF, are well known in the construction industry and are commonly specified by architects, national housebuilders, and specifiers. We are proud that as a certified net carbon negative company we lock up more carbon in our products than we emit by making them, helping the UK construction sector comply with net zero targets and beyond.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an on-site Occupational Health Advisor

The primary responsibility is for the delivery, development and administration of efficient and professional operations of Occupational Health services in accordance with West Fraser company policies, practices, procedures, and applicable regulations to achieve the desired goals and objectives.

The OHA will provide a high-quality delivery of service to employees and managers, undertaking the full Occupational Health remit, including health surveillance, absence management, well-being initiatives, case management (face to face and telephone assessments) and employee life-cycle medicals.

They will need to manage all statutory health surveillance, pre-employment medicals, exit medicals, D&A testing, equipment, and programmes, ensuring safe storage, security, confidentiality, and compliance with relevant legislation of any health records. Assure compliance with regulatory requirements (e.g. support Risk Assessment process/needs) and collaborate with outside resources for program development, e.g. health care providers, third-party administrators, legal advisers, medical director, regulatory agencies.

The role will primarily be Monday to Friday however this may require some flexibility due to the specific demands of the role and to this end we are looking for someone who has a ‘hands on’ approach, is willing to assist with audits, training, and other duties if required and be willing to work reasonable additional hours for business needs/risk mitigation to support all areas of the mill.

The ideal candidate would be able to work productively in a pressurised environment, keep emotions under control during difficult circumstances and maintain a positive outlook at work, managing their rime effectively and able to identify and organise resources needed to accomplish tasks to achieve deadlines and milestones.



If you meet the above criteria and would like a full job description or more information, please email [email protected] . Closing date for applications Friday 17th May 2024

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