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

  • Reg Levesque, Enbridge Pipelines
  • Cody Whitten – Imperial

Committee Members

  • Mark Gougeon – Abalone Construction
  • Dale Hartery – AECOM
  • Dan MacLennan – Alberta Construction Safety Association
  • Sherry Maljan – Alberta Labour
  • Mike Lowes – AltaLink
  • Craig Hyrnchuk – ATCO Electric
  • 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.
  • Dave Hagen – Chemco Electrical Contractors Ltd
  • Shelly Bidlock – CIMS Limited Partnership
  • Brad Bent – CLAC
  • Renee Linssen – ClearStream Energy Services Inc.
  • 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.
  • Tim Gondek – Energy Safety Canada
  • Bob Gould – Fluor Canada Ltd.
  • Jay Simpson – 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
  • Michael Lynch – KAEFER Canada Inc.
  • Larry Jones – Ledcor Group of Companies
  • Hal Middlemiss – Middlemiss Safety Management
  • 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
  • Jennifer Jackson – NOVA Chemicals Corporation
  • Reg Sopka – PCL Industrial Management Inc.
  • Ryan Hurlbut, CRSP, NCSO – Pillar Resource Services Inc.
  • Ken Newby – SafeTech Consulting Group Ltd.
  • Brenda Bakke, CRSP – Sherritt International
  • Nancy M. Fedyniak, CRSP – Sherritt International
  • Jason Fercho – Sterling Crane
  • Bob Myles – Stuart Olson Buildings Group
  • Stuart Carson – Stuart Olson Industrial Group
  • Perry Pugh, C.E.T. – Stuart Olson Industrial Group
  • Ron Genereux, P. Eng. – 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
  • 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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