Safety Committee

Safety Committee members are committed to improving safety and performance in Alberta’s construction industry. They work collaboratively to identify, develop and support the implementation of innovative philosophies, practices and tools that help improve safety performance for owners, contractors and labour groups.

Steering Committee Co-Chairs

  • Dave Hagen – Chemco Electrical Contractors Ltd.
  • Cody Whitten – Imperial

Committee Members

  • Mark Gougeon – Abalone Construction
  • Dale Hartery – AECOM
  • Dan MacLennan – Alberta Construction Safety Association
  • Jamie Simpson – Alberta Labour
  • Mark Brabbins – AltaLink
  • Nidal Naaman – Bird
  • Keith Wellon – Cahill Industrial Limited
  • David Hughes – Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
  • Scott Boyer – CannAmm LP
  • Randy Oleschuk – Capital Power Corporation
  • Jamie Hunt – Cenovus Energy Inc.
  • Scott Maguire – Cenovus Energy Inc.
  • Thomas Brown – Cenovus Energy Inc.
  • Shelly Bidlock – CIMS Limited Partnership
  • Brad Bent – CLAC
  • Renee Linssen – ClearStream Energy Holdings LP
  • Joe McFadyen – Construction Labour Relations – Alberta
  • Nicole Orr – Crein Solutions Inc.
  • Denny Miller – Dewar
  • Dave Ferro – DF Safety
  • Michael Spring – Edmonton Exchanger & Refinery Services
  • Reg Levesque – Enbridge Pipelines Inc.
  • Bob Gould – Fluor Canada Ltd.
  • Clint Hart – Forbes Bros. Ltd.
  • Craig Lowrie – Graham Industrial Services Ltd.
  • Jeffrey T. Norris – IMPACT – Ironworker Management Progressive
  • Iain A. MacDonald, P. Eng. MBA – Imperial
  • Kent Pratt – Imperial
  • Zachary L. Parnell – Industrial Training International
  • Danny Tkachyk – Industrial Training International
  • Michael Lynch – KAEFER Canada Inc.
  • Oways Sandouka – Laird (Division of Stuart Olson Industrial)
  • Larry Jones – Ledcor Group of Companies
  • Hal Middlemiss – Middlemiss Safety Management
  • Hugo Scheepers – Midwest Pipelines Inc.
  • Dan DeRoche – Morgan Construction and Environmental Ltd.
  • Tim Bennett – NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services
  • Peter Schaefer – NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services
  • Dave Kalley – North American Construction Group
  • Jay Simpson – North West Redwater Partnership
  • Jennifer Jackson – NOVA Chemicals Corporation
  • Tim Gondek – Oil Sands Safety Association
  • Reg Sopka – PCL Industrial Management Inc.
  • Ken Newby – SafeTech Consulting Group Ltd.
  • Brenda Bakke, CRSP – Sherritt International
  • Nancy M. Fedyniak, CRSP – Sherritt International
  • Russ Brown – Sterling Crane
  • Bob Myles – Stuart Olson Industrial
  • Stuart Carson – Stuart Olson Industrial
  • Perrt Pugh, C.E.T. – Stuart Olson Industrial
  • Ron Genereux, P. Eng. – Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Steve Stewart – Suncor Energy Inc.
  • Greg Irving, CRSP – Sureway Construction Group Ltd.
  • Andy Ciupa – Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • Lori-Anne Jensen, CRSP – Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • Ryan Heinish, CRSP – United Rentals
  • Dr. Lianne Lefsrud, PhD. PEng. – University of Alberta
  • Sterling Rideout, CBCP – Voice Construction OPCO ULC
  • Greg Tilley, CRSP, Ptech – Waiward Steel LP
  • Shelley Hassen – Willbros Construction Services (Canada), LP
  • Nick Morrissey – Willbros Construction Services (Canada), LP
  • Desarea Eastman – Workers Compensation Board

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COAA members are the companies and organizations in the heavy industrial construction industry. Membership has its benefits:

  • Network with industry peers
  • Contribute to committees and best practices for the industry
  • Annual General Meeting and other events and workshops offered through the COAA
  • Attend the annual Best Practices Conference
  • Access COAA initiatives

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