Safety Leader of the Year

Launched in 2006, the COS Safety Leader of the Year recognizes an individual who best exemplifies leadership and vision in the world of OHS in Canada. Co-workers, employees, bosses or anyone can submit a nomination for a deserving leader. Nominations for the 2020 award will open in March

Safety Leader of the Year

Rae Ann Aldridge wins 2018 Safety Leader of the Year award

Thanks to her hard work, the University of Calgary is the only post-secondary institution with COR for its entire operation

Rae Ann Aldridge wins 2018 Safety Leader of the Year award

Doug Matthew wins 2017 Safety Leader of the Year award

Safety director led his company to CSA Z1000 success in the midst of a merger

Doug Matthew wins 2017 Safety Leader of the Year award

Meet the 2016 Safety Leader of the Year

Adrian Khan, EHS manager at Mother Parkers Tea and Coffee, takes home the annual award

Meet the 2016 Safety Leader of the Year

Roxanne McKendry is the 2015 Safety Leader of the Year

The employee health and safety manager at Carewest wears many hats

Roxanne McKendry is the 2015 Safety Leader of the Year

Congrats to Dave Hagen, the 2014 Safety Leader of the Year

As vice-president, EHS, Chemco Electrical Contractors, Hagen values co-operation over competition

Congrats to Dave Hagen, the 2014 Safety Leader of the Year

2013 Safety Leader of the Year: David Johnston

Johnston has made a lasting impact on Toronto Hydro in just 4 years

2013 Safety Leader of the Year: David Johnston

Leaving a legacy: Meet the 2012 Safety Leader of the Year

Jim Duthie is the health, safety and environment manager at Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Leaving a legacy: Meet the 2012 Safety Leader of the Year

Going global: Profiling the 2011 Safety Leader of the Year

Hugh Le is the health, safety and environmental coordinator at Johnsonite Canada

Going global: Profiling the 2011 Safety Leader of the Year

2010 Safety Leader of the Year: Jeremy Shorthouse

As the national environmental, health and safety manager at Vincor Canada, Shorthouse shares success with his safety team

2010 Safety Leader of the Year: Jeremy Shorthouse

Monica Mellor is the winner of the 2009 Safety Leader of the Year award

The safety manager at DC Foods knows a thing or two about beefing up safety

Monica Mellor is the winner of the 2009 Safety Leader of the Year award