NCSO, OFA 3 Regional Safety Advisor, Lower Mainland
Session Synopsis: Safety Climate Tool - Industry Experiences with the SCT
You may have heard of or used the Safety Climate Tool, available through the BCCSA. The tool was designed to identify and provide contractors with real opportunities to improve their organizations.
The Safety Climate Tool (SCT) is an anonymous survey that allows employees to speak candidly about the organizations' safety program. Travis Robertson will be providing a brief history of the SCT and touch on the future applications of the survey. Industry expert Bob Nielsen, from Mainroad Group of Companies will be sharing his first hand experience with the SCT and the significant positive changes his organization has made because of the SCT.
Travis Robertson is a well-respected Health & Safety Consultant and Instructor with over a decade of experience in the construction industry. He started his career as a carpenter and progressed into a Safety Manager position with Peter Kiewit Infrastructure on the Port Mann Bridge and Highway 1 Project, the largest transportation project in British Columbia. Travis has provided his expert safety advice for a variety of environments including large infrastructure construction, refineries, grain terminals, commercial and residential construction sites. He has a strong teaching background and has taught numerous courses over many years and continues to provide exceptional safety training and education to all levels.
Students and clients have commended Travis on his tremendous enthusiasm, passion and delivery during his courses. Travis was part of the pilot group for the NCSOTM designation in BC and was one of the first to receive the NCSOTM designation in BC. Travis has also maintained his Occupational Level 3 first aid for over 10 years He looks forward to continuing his career in occupational health and safety as a Regional Safety Advisor with the BCCSA and is working towards his CRSP designation. Travis has volunteered since 2007 with the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue as a Captain and trainer and was also a part of the Canadian Ski Patrol System for many years.