Dave Fennell – CRSP, BSc, CET

Dave Fennell Safety

Dave Fennell is Safety! He is a Safety Professional, a Safety Consultant, a Teacher, a Motivator, a Researcher, a Facilitator and an outstanding Safety Speaker. He has 29 years of safety experience and has recently retired from his roles as the Senior Safety Advisor for Imperial Oil and the Senior Technical Professional for Safety for ExxonMobil. He is now prepared to bring that wealth of knowledge and expertise that helped established Imperial Oil and ExxonMobil as safety leaders to other clients.

Dave has developed approaches to safety management that have produced results that are widely recognized and have been featured in safety management videos that have been used by companies around the world. He is a regular guest lecturer at the University of Alberta on Behaviour Based Safety and on Human Factors in Engineering and Safety. He has presented at conferences and safety forums across North America inspiring safety professionals, management and workers on safety and always coming away with rave reviews and making positive changes on safety.

His latest research projects include the development of standards and materials to prevent steam and hot water burns and work within ExxonMobil on strategies for reducing Risk Tolerance. The video and materials on Risk Tolerance have been used around the world and have been translated into 9 different languages.

Dave was named the Canadian Safety Professional of the Year by the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering in 2013.

Dave says he gets his most creative ideas while snowshoeing and paddling his kayak.