My role was primarily focused on:
a) a singular large project: intended to give me a tangible output that I could spearhead from start to finish
The project was the creation of a site-wide health and safety Sharepoint website to house all H&S related information and documentation
b) ad-hoc and day-to-day H&S activities
These increased my familiarity with H&S as an area and allowed me to gain a broad understanding of the field.
Common tasks included workplace tours, document validation/review, attending committee meetings and making H&S related communications materials
My favourite part of the role was having the finished website as something that I could own and showcase to the rest of the organization. It made me feel accomplished, valued and purposeful
My least favourite part of the role was the separation between myself and the other engineers ( the ratio to engineering co-ops and other co-ops within my facility was 10:2) The senior engineering staff also seemed less interested in getting to know me because of their biased view towards H&S (no one really likes it)
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Innovative company culture, always something new and exciting happening, very results focused and an office filled with intelligent people. Seating arrangements in the older offices are a bit dull but remodeled and new facilities are truly a step up!
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