Speaker: Terry Thomas, FIOSA-MIOSA
CRSP, Lead Safety Advisor
A B.C. native, Terry has been involved in the occupational health and safety field for more than 20 years.
His safety career began with the CN Rail Safety and Loss Control Department in 1987, based in Edmonton and Winnipeg.
In 1991, he returned to the Lower Mainland, accepting a position as Health & Safety Coordinator with the District of Matsqui and transferring over to the City of Abbotsford after amalgamation in 1995.
The period between 2000 and 2005 was spent working in the heavy construction industry primarily as a health and safety adviser.
In 2005, Terry became the B.C. Region Health and Safety Coordinator for Golder Associates Ltd., an international consulting engineering firm.
He obtained a Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety from the University of Alberta through the Extension Division in 1990 and has continued to expand his knowledge of occupational health and safety through distance learning.