ETT Health & Safety Inspector Position—Secondment

Applications are invited for one (1) ETT Health & Safety Inspector position.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • ETT member and active ETFO member in good standing

  • Health and Safety Certification Part 1

  • Experience as an ETT Health and Safety Committee member, or active in Health and Safety at ETFO Provincial

Job Description:

  • Carry out the Duties and Functions of Inspectors, as outlined in 11.3 of the Terms of Reference of the TDSB Joint Health and Safety Committee:
    a) Conduct the physical inspection of the workplace on a monthly basis,
    b) Shall be assigned or designated duties of the Committee, such as following up on Health and Safety forms/paperwork, work refusals, and incidents (including violence, critical injuries, etc.),
    c) Attend hygiene testing,
    d) Health and Safety Inspectors’ primary responsibilities are to perform the duties as outlined within the TOR & OHSA as an extension of the JHSC Worker members.

Represent ETT and bring forward relevant issues on TDSB JHSC as a member or alternate on the committee, as designated by ETT

  • Exercise the powers of the committee on behalf of all workers in the TDSB

  • Liaise with other worker representatives on the JHSC and the Bargaining Units they represent

  • Liaise, communicate, keep informed, and work collaboratively with ETT Executive Members on Health and Safety Issues

  • Liaise with Principals, Family Team Leaders, TDSB Health and Safety Department and other TDSB staff, as required

  • Respond to and advise on worker needs and concerns, including, but not limited to:

    • Existing workplace hazards (including those received through TDSB Health and Safety Concern Forms and Employee’s Report of Workplace Violence Incident Form)

    • Reporting responsibilities such as Employee’s Report of Workplace Violence Incident Form, Employee Report of Accident and Injury Form, and WSIB claims

    • Managing and analyzing data provided by the TDSB to the JHSC or ETT

    • Following up on issues raised during site inspections

    • Representing workers on Workplace Violence Risk assessments

In addition to the above duties, the successful candidate will:

  • Support and advocate for ETT members

  • Take direction from the ETT Health and Safety Coordinator as well as ETT executive

  • Maintain membership on and provide reports to the ETT Health and Safety Standing Committee

  • Attend ETT General Meetings

  • Communicate and coordinate with the ETT H&S Coordinator and the ETT Executive

  • Participate in and promote ETT mobilizing initiatives, particularly with respect to occupational health and safety

  • Contribute to ETT member communications on issues of health and safety

  • Coordinate with health and safety representatives from other working groups to maintain a list of health and safety contact workers for each worksite, and help to arrange training in conjunction for the workers on that list with the ETT Health and Safety Coordinator

  • Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and proof of Part 1 Health and Safety Certification to the ETT President Helen Victoros and copy the Health and Safety Coordinator Chadwick Gordon by Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. Please state “Health and Safety Inspector position” in the subject line.


Interviews will be scheduled for Friday, August 18, 2023.

The secondment is for one year beginning September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2024.


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