Dave Rebbitt

Dave Rebbitt

Dave Rebbitt is the CEO of Rarebit Consulting providing services across Western Canada. With over 30 years in health and safety, he continues to be involved in the development of the profession. Dave is the most published author of health and safety in Canada. He has published numerous peer reviewed articles in several countries and some books such as Effective Safety Committees and Harassment and Workplace Violence Investigations. He can be reached through www.rarebit.ca.

Safety improvements – more is more?

'In a profession dedicated to preventing harm to people, we are often loath to explain the hard truths such as there is no zero risk'

Safety improvements – more is more?

Measuring failure, and failing

And how the measure speaks to the lack of business acumen in OHS

Measuring failure, and failing

The iceberg is melting

The iceberg is big and imposing – and outdated

The iceberg is melting

What are the trends in health and safety for 2022?

Mental health and pandemic (again) amid this year's challenges, says COS columnist

What are the trends in health and safety for 2022?

Safety as imagined

How do health and safety people perceive their function?

Safety as imagined

Safety – an underinformed profession?

“I’m not saying that it’s all wrong, but that the hype has really taken over”

Safety – an underinformed profession?

Trends in Health and Safety 2021

"Most of the trends in 2021 are coloured by the biggest story of 2020"

Trends in Health and Safety 2021

Managing psychological risk

‘Many companies have policies and even procedures to deal with harassment and bullying. Most of them miss the mark’

Managing psychological risk

Mentoring, coaching, and leading

"Mentoring is about leadership. If you are a leader, or want to be, then mentoring is something that comes with the job description"

Mentoring, coaching, and leading

COVID-19 and Recovery (Part 2/2)

‘Planning for the recovery phase of an emergency is just as important as planning for the onset of an emergency’

COVID-19 and Recovery (Part 2/2)