Lesley MacKinnon is a health & safety professional with over 20 years of experience. Her first health and safety role was with the Alberta Construction Safety Association as Technical Advisor delivering and developing health and safety training for the construction industry. From that beginning, and throughout her career, Lesley has applied her education and experience in the construction, healthcare, municipal government, environmental, and oil and gas sectors. She has managed and led professional teams delivering related programs and services in complex and demanding work environments across Western Canada.
Today, she brings a business partnering approach to her work and sees herself as a change specialist. She understands that success results from inspiring organizations and its leaders to develop strategic safety initiatives that go beyond compliance. She is an advocate for psychological health and safety in the workplace and believes this should be a priority for organizations as we move forward to find innovative ways to improve worker health.
Lesley currently works as Manager Safety and Disability for Bethany Care Society a not-for-profit organization providing housing and care to seniors living with complex cognitive impairments.
Areas of Interest
- Psychological Health, Safety & Well Being
- Safety Leadership and Culture
- Safety Metrics & Performance Measures