Location: North Vancouver
Neil Allen, M.Sc., P.G.Dipl.Env.Mngt., P.Ag., EP(EMSLA), EP(CEA), CHSMSA, is a Senior Occupational Health and Safety Management System and Environmental Management System and Compliance Auditor with EnviroChem Services Inc.. He has over 23 years of consulting experience in Canada, New Zealand, Australia and India. He is a Certified COR/OSSE Auditor with three safety associations in BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan – TSCBC (Safety Driven), Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC, and Energy Safety Canada (ESC). He was also a Certified COR Auditor with the BC Maritime Employer’s Association for 10 years until the BCMEA removed itself from the COR program in early 2018. He is also an ISO 45001 Lead Auditor, and Certified Health and Safety Management System Auditor (CHSMSA) with the Auditing Association of Canada. He is also a dual Certified Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Lead Auditor to ISO 14001:2015 [EP(EMSLA)] and Regulatory Compliance Auditor [EP(CEA)] (Safety and Environmental) certified with ECO Canada, a GHG Verification Auditor to ISO 140064-3, Certified Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Verification Auditor certified by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), and a Certified Green Marine Verification Auditor.
Neil’s key COR Audit experience includes over 50 external COR program Safety Management System audits and COR Re-certification audits, several preliminary review/gap analysis audits against COR requirements, and training and supervision for clients on internal COR maintenance Audits for a number of large clients, including BC Ferries, Wal-Mart Canada Corp., Canadian Tire (PartSource Stores), Seaspan Shipyards (Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd., Victoria Shipyards Co. Ltd, and Vancouver Drydock Company Ltd.), DP World Inc, Canadian Stevedoring (a subsidiary of DP World), Pacific Coast Terminals, Vanterm and Delta Port, Neptune Bulk Terminals, Fraser Surrey Docks/Pacific Stevedoring, the Manufacturing Association of British Columbia (MSABC), Signify (Philips) Canada, Phoenix Truck & Crane, Atlas Copco Thiessen’s Langley facility, Canexus (ChemTrade) Corporation, Westshore Coal Terminal, First Student Canada, and New Gold Inc.
Other projects include Environmental and Health and Safety Audits for BC Transit, Tymac Launch Service Ltd., BCB Corporation Services Ltd.’s Norcan Canada Langley and Saskatoon facilities, Benkin Sheet Metal Ltd., Graymont Western Canada Inc.’s Pavilion Plant, Tourmaline Oil Corp., Glencore’s Raglan nickel mine, Vale Canada’s former Inco facilities, Barrick Gold’s Hemlo Operations, BMW Manufacturing Co., L.L.C, Public Works Department – City of St. Albert, and Nexen Inc.
Neil has also completed COR Verification Audits and subsequent Limited Scope Audits on behalf of WorkSafeBC, as well as other COR related assignments including revisions to the BCMEA’s COR Auditor training program manual and presentation slides, and development of slides, training materials, and final exam for the BCMEA’s SECOR (Small Employer COR) Auditor training program. Neil has also delivered four rounds of COR Large Employer Auditor training to employers including Nanaimo Shipyards and a pilot training program for SECOR.