A COR auditor is a recognized and specially trained individual who is qualified to assess an employer’s health and safety management system and injury management/return-to-work system.
The following certified external auditors have a high degree of expertise and competency in occupational health and safety auditing of the organization’s health and safety management system or injury management/return-to-work system. Regardless of the size of the employer, an individual certified as an external COR auditor is empowered to conduct both certification audits and annual maintenance audits.
Meet our Certified External Auditors:
Glacierview Consulting Ltd.
8719 Dieter Road
Smithers BC V0J 2N7
With over 30 years in Corporate Administration in challenging environments such as public transit, healthcare, local government and the private sector, Susan brings a broad range of experience to this role and holds a Certificate in Public Administration with Honours. Most recently, Susan spent 10 years with the Town of Smithers in the capacity of Director of Corporate Services with a portfolio that included the management of the OH&S program. She developed the comprehensive program that lead the Town to achieving COR status in 2010 and maintained her Internal Auditor status with the BCMSA until her retirement in 2016. Susan’s personality creates a relaxed and comfortable audit environment for the employee and organization as a whole. Located in Smithers, she is willing and able to travel throughout BC.
David F. Jewesson, BSc.F., R.P.F. (ret.)
#7 – 6100 Woodwards Road
Richmond, B.C., V7E 6G5
David’s career included auditing safety programs involving high risk forestry environments, municipal operations, machinery and manufacturing activities. David is an internal ISO 14001 and CSA Z809 auditor and is currently an external auditor for the BC Municipal Safety Association and the BC Forest Safety Council. He has been working with many clients in the local government, health care and forestry sectors in assisting them with their COR certification efforts. He believes in working with clients in a constructive manner to integrate health and safety programs into their existing administration systems in order to help them achieve and maintain an efficient and effective certified safety program. Located in Richmond, B.C., he is willing to travel as required.
Leon Johnson, CRSP, CHSC
Stirling Safety and Associates
2511 Valleyview Drive
Kamloops, BC V2C 4E2
Leon is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and a Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC), with a two-year diploma in Occupational Health and Safety from BCIT. He has over ten years experience in OH&S and has worked in many different levels of government. Leon has work experience in many areas including commercial and residential construction, road construction and maintenance, manufacturing, landscaping, traffic management and control. He is willing and able to travel to all corners of the province.
Paige Knapman, CRSP
Safely Managed Consulting
Paige Knapman is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and Certified Disabilities Management Professional (CDMP) and is employed with the City of Courtenay as the Occupational Health & Safety and Return to Work Advisor. Paige has been involved in workplace health and safety for over 20 years with several industries including manufacturing, hazardous chemical management, and local government. Paige has more than fifteen years of professional safety auditing experience with the Partnerships COR program; and offers her services as an external COR auditor on a limited availability basis each year. Paige is also a certified external auditor with the Manufacturing Safety Alliance (MSA) and has many professional references available upon request.
Stephen Melendy, CRSP, CHSC, CPHR, CRM
Stephen holds a post-graduate diploma in Safety Engineering Technology, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and certificate in Human Resources Management with designations as a Canadian Registered Safety Profession (CRSP), Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC), Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) and Canadian Risk Management (CRM).
He has over 8 years of OHS experience providing leadership and support that contributes to continuous improvement of safety management systems, including 2.5 years working with local government in BC.
Caleb Mierau, CRSP
Caleb is a 2001 graduate of BCIT’s Occupational Health and Safety program, achieving his Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation.
He is currently the Health & Safety Supervisor with the City of Kamloops and has been involved in Municipal Health and Safety for the past 7 years. His experience includes residential and commercial construction and forestry.
Dean Sinclair, RPF
Since 2007 Dean has conducted over 300 COR audits for 5 different certifying partners, including the BCMSA. He is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional with over 13 years of safety management experience. He has a client base across BC in a wide variety of fields, including local/regional government, commercial construction, forestry, health care, road construction/maintenance and manufacturing.
Dean has a reputation for his high level of professionalism and ability to work with each client to provide an unbiased, realistic assessment of their safety program. Dean’s BCMSA audits include Skytrain, City of Abbotsford, AdvoCare Health Services, Coast Mountain Bus and others.
Read his resume: Dean Sinclair Resume 14Apr14 (390 downloads)
Gurdev Singh, CRSP, CHSC, CHSMSA
Gurdev Singh is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) and Certified Health and Safety Management System Auditor (CHSMSA) with more than 15 years of professional experience in implementing, managing, and auditing quality assurance (ISO 9001), environmental (ISO 14001) and occupational health and safety (OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001) management systems.
Gurdev is a certified external COR auditor with the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC (MSABC), go2HR (Tourism and Hospitality), BC Forest Safety Council and SafetyDriven – TSCBC.