Leader, innovator, writer, speaker, visionary.
An executive and manager with 30 years of management experience and almost 20 years of senior management experience. Broad diversity of experience and skills sets make Dave a versatile consultant with additional associates to assist in larger projects or contracts.
Dave is a long practising safety professional with over 25 years of experience. Since leaving a senior post at the Department of National Defence after 22 years of military service, he has held senior positions in various companies He is a long time member of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineers, the American Society of Safety Engineers and the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals.
Dave is an experienced speaker and has spoken at conferences and to industry groups on various topics. He holds CRSP and CHSC designations as well as a CET technical designation. Dave also holds an MBA from Athabasca University and has instructed in the University of Alberta OHS Diploma Program. Dave is currently President and owner of Rarebit Consulting, a safety and management consulting firm.
Dave is the first safety and only safety professional to complete an international research project that delves into the effectiveness of those involved in the health and safety profession. He is also the first Canadian to have a cover story published in the prestigious Journal or the American Society of Safety Engineers Professional Safety.