Dave Fennell has been practicing safety for 34 years. He retired from his roles as the Senior Safety Advisor for Imperial Oil and the Senior Technical Professional for Safety for ExxonMobil in 2015 and he has continued to be a motivator, facilitator, presenter and coach on safety.
He has a BSc. in Environmental Sciences, a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology and is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP). Dave has developed approaches to safety management that have produced results that are widely recognized and have been featured in several safety management videos. He is a regular guest lecturer at the University of Alberta on Behaviour Based Safety and Human Factors in Engineering and Safety.
Dave has been labelled “The Risk Tolerance Guru” because of his research and the development of materials that answer the question “Why do we take risks?”. The video and materials on Risk Tolerance have been used around the world and have been translated into 9 different languages.
In 2013, The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering awarded Dave the distinction of being the Canadian Safety Professional of the Year.
Dave can provide the anchor presentation for your conference, safety forum, safety summit, or just to revitalize the energy around safety in your organization.
Dave has taught safety at the University level and he is an expert in delivering training and workshops on Risk Tolerance, Safety Management, Behavioral Approaches to Safety and Human Factors in Safety
With 34 years of safety experience and having been named Canadian Safety Professional of the Year (2013), Dave is the ideal coach, mentor and facilitator for advancing the skills of your safety professionals