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Jack Slyford is currently living in Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, working as an Owner in "J Slyford Safety & Compliance Solutions Inc." and is interested in Human Resources, Transportation.
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Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

Categories of Interest

Human Resources, Transportation

My Interests

New learning experiences are my passion, I love change and my goal in any venture I enter into to is to be valued and add value. My downfall is I detest Petty Office Politics

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Jack Slyford has joined on Aug 08, 2010


24 Frazer Road
Ajax, ON L1X 4B2

Res: (905) 619-1815



An individual with extensive experience in Health & Safety, Dangerous Goods
and WSIB/WCB who is experienced in both unionized and non-unionized
environments. Is a certified Health & Safety member who has the ability to
lead, train and motivate others. Always maintains a positive attitude and
can manage challenging tasks in a calm and very confident manner. Knows how
to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Has
excellent investigative, troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Would
be an asset to any organization seeking someone who can make an immediate
positive contribution.

Key Strengths:

. Excellent interpersonal skills and customer focused
. Strong oral and written communication skills
. Ability to work equally well in a team or alone
. Detail minded and analytical
. Proven performance, results oriented attitude
. Ability to multi-task without losing focus
. Highly adaptable with a broad range of transferable skills
. Excellent presentation and report writing skills

Core Competencies:

. Research/analysis Hiring/mentoring/training
. Vendor negotiations Cross functional
. Budgeting Analytical problem solver

Work Experience:

DHL Express (Canada), Ltd 2003- 2010

National Manager Health, Safety & Dangerous Goods
. Developed, implemented and had copyrighted an In-House Dangerous Goods
Training Program to reflect legislative requirements for new Clear
Language under the TDG Act and Regulations; this program has received
acclamations from Company employees, the regulatory environment and
several customers
. Led and assisted in the Dangerous Goods training of 2500 employees and
owner operators
. Created and led the post-integration Health & Safety Audit Program
. Created and delivered a training program to all company managers and
supervisors instructing them in their duties and responsibilities under
the Canada Labour Code Part II including WHMIS Requirements
. Instrumental in conducting and completing twelve (12) full facility

. Created a realistic Health & Safety Mission Statement; implemented the
Health & Safety Mission Statement and a Workers\' Compensation Policy
. Developed and implemented the Corporate Pro-Active Safety Program

Mayne Logistics Loomis 1998-2003
National Manager Loss Prevention
. Developed and implemented Drivers\' Safe Driving Program, this is
considered a best practice by the Transportation Health Safety
Association of Ontario
. Developed and implemented Loss Prevention policies and procedures to
protect all Company assets including its Human Resources and assets
entrusted to the Company by its Customers
. Investigated and took appropriate actions in all matters concerning the
loss of Company and Customer assets
. Developed and implemented Occupational Health and Safety policies and
procedures to ensure the Company is fully in compliance with all
regulatory, statutory, and legislative requirements
. Reduced National Lost Time Injury Frequency Ratio from 34.57 to 13.78
over a four-year period based on 1 million hours of exposure
. Developed and implemented Modified and Early Safe Return to Work Program
. Established an informal Courier Industry, Health & Safety Group to
benchmark health and safety statistics and best practices within the
courier industry; active participants include representatives from
several national and international courier companies
. Designed and implemented comprehensive corporate and legislative
Dangerous Goods Compliance Programs, with policy and procedures, and
company awareness initiatives that exceed regulatory requirements and are
critical when defending legal actions
. Successfully established solid professional working relationships with
various regulatory agencies as a result of exceptional compliance
. Developed and implemented a Compliance and Facility Risk Assessment Audit
Program; this program provides a platform for enhancing branch health &
safety and compliance initiatives while also providing the Company Senior
Management Team with an inventory of potential liabilities and
recommended courses of corrective action

Loomis Courier Company
Manager, Human Resources - Eastern Canada 1996-1996
. Investigated and resolved all labour and industrial/employee relations
issues for both union and non-union staff including initial preparation
for grievances that were advancing to arbitration
. Administered Workers\' Compensation on a national basis; internal and
external aspects
. Implemented and facilitated, Occupational Health & Safety programs and
compliance issues
. Designed and negotiated an Anti-Harassment Program to expedite complaint
investigation and resolution
. Strategic planning and collective bargaining in Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic
Canada Contract Negotiations - C.A.W. Teamster

Manager, Operational Resources 1993-1996
. Investigated and resolved all labour and industrial/employee relations
issues and Step III Grievances in Ontario
. Administered Ontario Workers\' Compensation: internal and external aspects
. Designed and negotiated Ontario Anti-Harassment Program to expedite
complaint investigation and resolutions
. Strategic planning and collective bargaining in Ontario Contract
Negotiations - C.A.W. T.C.I.U.

Regional Operations Manager 1988-1993
. Responsible for all operations in Ontario Branches
. Coordinated activities surrounding the merging of a major acquisition
into the Loomis System

District Manager - Ontario 1985-1988

Security Manager - Eastern Ontario 1984-1985

Manager, Resource Control 1983-1984

Provincial Manager 1981-1983

Provincial Operations Manager 1981-1981

District Manager 1980-1981

Branch Manager - Transferred to Main Hub Terminal 1977-1980

Branch Manager 1976-1977

Branch Manager 1973-1976

Operations Supervisor, Toronto Hub 1973-1973

Route Driver 1971-1973


OSSGD Diploma (Night School), 1973-1978

University of Toronto, March 1999
. Rotman School of Business, C.H.R.P. Designation

Ontario Trucking Assoc., 1981-1983
. Certified Trucking Manager Program (CTM) Designation - Trucking
Operations - OTA (Ontario Trucking Association) Classroom
. Financial Accounting - OTA Classroom
. Industrial Relations - OTA Classroom
. Data Processing - York University
. Interpersonal Communications - York University
. Fundamentals of Marketing - York University

Other Training:
. Personnel Administration - York University
. Introduction to Business Organization - York University
. Financial Accounting HR Management - Centennial College
. Human Resources Planning - Centennial College

. Law - Centennial College
. Organizational Behavior - Centennial College
. Employment Fall Industrial Relations Seminar - Queens University
. Practical Workers\' Compensation Workshop - York University
. Industrial Psychology - Centennial College
. Effective Report Writing - Centennial College
. Accounting 1, 2 & 3 - Centennial College
. Business Development Training (in-house)
. Compensation and Benefits Centennial College
. The Advanced Human Resources Program University of Toronto
. Transportation of Goods Instructor Rating
. Defensive Driving Instructor Rating
. Professional Driver Instructor Rating
. Techniques of Accident (Injury) Investigation - THSAO and HRSDC
. Kinesic Interview Technique - Security Management Corporation
. Kepner Tregoe Project Management - Company Produced
. Facilitation 1 - Basic Accreditation - York University
. Negotiating for Success in Business - York University
. Facilitation 2 - Advanced Accreditation York University
. Harassment & Discrimination Investigation Training (3 day CAW Program)
. THSAO\'s Collision Investigator Program Levels I, II, & III

References supplied upon request

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Jack Slyford
Name: Jack Slyford
Location: Greater Toronto Area,Ontario,Canada
Job Title: Owner
Company: J Slyford Safety & Compliance Solutions Inc.

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