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Fernando De Melo CHSC

Date: 6th November 2020

Fernando De Melo is the founder and Principal Consultant at Pacific Safety Consulting Group Inc. Fernando believes that at its core safety is about people. This philosophy is the foundation of Pacific Safety’s strong, successful client partnerships.

Fernando’s OHS career spans almost three decades and includes work across many sectors for clients such as the Vancouver Airport Authority, BOSA Development, City of Vancouver, BC Maritime Employers Association and the National Research Council of Canada. He has worked extensively in the construction industry, helping owners develop and implement industry-leading Contractor Safety Management Programs. Fernando has also spent over 10,0000 hours in the field in B.C. partnering with prime contractors and subcontractors. His experience has given him the unique ability to move from engagement in the field to strategic planning in the boardroom and has helped him emerge as a leader in this field.

Fernando obtained his Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) professional designation in 2009. He is committed to being an active leader in the safety industry, and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineers’ Lower Mainland Chapter.

Key Elements of Value

  • Over 25 years of OHS consulting experience in Canada, specifically in B.C. and Alberta
  • Over 15 years of leadership experience
  • 13 years of Contractor Safety Management experience
  • Over 10,000 hours in the field experience
  • ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor
  • Business finance management experience

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