CSE Karen Adams

Dave Gouthro

President, Dave Gouthro Occupational Health & Safety Consulting


Dave Gouthro Health & Safety Consulting registered as 3245627 Nova Scotia Limited is incorporated with $2 million Errors & Omissions, $5 million General Liability and $5 million Auto Insurance coverage with Dave as president and sole owner. His 30 plus years experience has taken him throughout Canada and abroad. He has the following professional designations; CRSP Canadian Registered Safety Professional, CHSC Certified Health and Safety Consultant, CHSO Construction Health and Safety Officer, GSO General Safety Officer, CSO, Construction Safety Officer and LEAD AUDITOR, ISO 9001:2000 Quality Systems.


Dave’s history includes review of existing and development of new programs for certification along with carrying out safety audits and being available on as needed bases to assist clients with their occupational health & safety.


Additional areas of expertise include incident investigation, training development and presentations for industry. Dave has success in assisting with provincial Occupational Health and Safety enforcement inspections and orders along with workers compensation claims management. While primarily in the construction industry he does work with non construction clients as well. Dave prides himself in fostering positive working relationships with stake holders in private and public sectors including unions.


He has safety awards from the Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association, “Safety Champion Role Model/Mentor Award” for consistent demonstration of outstanding safety excellence along with Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete, worldwide division 2008 awards program, for safety improvement. Dave represented the steel erectors industry in the development of the Nova Scotia Steel Erectors Code of Practice. He has given presentations at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Community College, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters and Canadian Society of Safety Engineering. Dave is on the Editorial Advisory Board for Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine and is a current member of The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering.


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