Health and Safety, Emergency Planning, and Accessibility Department

The Public Safety Manager is responsible for three service areas:

Health & Safety

  • Addresses health and safety concerns relating to the employees, contractors, and general public within the 35 workplace locations
  • Development of the Safety Program and Health and Safety Policies to ensure an injury free environment for all workers and to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Attendance at various Joint Health and Safety Committees to allow interaction between the Department and the Counties employees
  • Act as the Workplace Violence Prevention Officer and conduct Violence Prevention Investigations when allegations are brought forward

Emergency Planning

Activities include:

  • updating and creation of emergency plans (Counties and Social Services)
  • developing Memorandums of Understanding (agreements with municipalities and group for the use of goods and services during an emergency)
  • updating Risk Assessments
  • maintaining good communications with neighbouring municipalities should a widespread emergency occur
  • developing and implementing Public Education Programs
  • coordinate training sessions for all members of the Leeds and Grenville Emergency Management Community

Accessibility

  • Provides policy development, training, advisory services, and administration in areas related to health and safety, emergency planning and accessibility
  • Works in co-operation with the local and partner municipalities in the areas of emergency planning and accessibility

Five year (2014-2018) Accessibility Plan

Key Contact

Email - Public Safety Manager