Made Safe is an initiative of CME.

Made Safe staff are trained and experienced safety professionals with years of industry-specific experience and knowledge. Team members maintain professional designations, such as Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Ergonomics Specialists (CES), Ergonomics Systems Specialist (ESS) and the Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) from nationally recognized and accredited third parties.

In addition to the Made Safe team, members are encouraged to explore the many benefits of CME membership and additional expertise available through CME Manitoba.

Neal Curry, Executive Director

neal.curry@madesafe.ca

Professional Background
  • 40+ years manufacturing experience
  • Manufacturing executive in small, medium and large companies
  • Leadership positions in union and non-union environments
  • Past Chair CME Safety & Health Committee
  • Ministers Advisory Council for Workplace Safety & Health
Certifications
  • Diploma, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Algonquin College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ottawa
  • BA(Economics), York University , Toronto
  • MBA, Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto
Areas of Expertise
  • Manufacturing process improvement
  • Organizational development
Safety Philosophy Safety cannot be an add on. It must be integral to how we do things. Safety and productivity are not mutually exclusive, in fact, a lean well organized plant is both safe and efficient

Dani Desautels, Program Manager

dani.desautels@madesafe.ca

Professional Background
  • 25 years of manufacturing experience
  • 22 years in safety
  • Over nine years as part of the Made Safe team (formally AMC Safety)
Certifications
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP©)
  • Certificate in Health, Safety and Environmental Processes U of F (CHSEP)
  • Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC)
  • Ergonomic System Specialist (ESS)
Areas of Expertise
  • Ergonomics
  • Consulting
  • Course development
  • Air quality testing
  • Noise level testing
  • Training
  • Safety Management System development
Safety Philosophy Safety isn’t a choice, it’s a decision. By making better decisions, you will have better choices.

Doug Metzger, Safety Advisor

doug.metzger@madesafe.ca

Professional Background
  • 26 years of experience in different sectors of manufacturing
  • 16 years of safety experience.
Certifications
  • CSAM Auditor Training
  • Completed numerous safety courses through Workplace Safety & Health as well as Made Safe over the past 16 years.
Areas of Expertise
  • Training
Safety Philosophy I believe that all unreported near misses will become an incident, and it is my hope that by sharing my experiences and expertise more of these incidents can be avoided by simple reporting.

Steven Hnatishin, Safety Trainer

steven.hnatishin@madesafe.ca

Professional Background
  • Worked in the heavy construction field for 10 years, five of them as a Construction Safety Officer for an environmental services company.
  • Attained COR certification with the environmental company. Mentored injured workers in the Red River OH&S program.
  • Currently taking night courses in the Occupational Health & Safety Certification program at Red River College.
Certifications
  • Ergonomic System Specialist (ESS)
  • Certified Construction Safety Officer (CSO)
  • COR certification
Areas of Expertise
  • Ergonomics on the front line
  • Training
Safety Philosophy Safety to me is not only about the jobs being done, but the people doing the jobs. As a safety trainer, we have the opportunity to interact with so many knowledgeable workers. What attracted me to a career in safety? Helping myself and my co-workers return home safe.

Gib Perkin, Trainer

gib.perkin@madesafe.ca

Professional Background
  • 25 years of manufacturing experience in windows and doors, iron and steel fabrication. cylinders and compressors
  • 8 years in safety; including service as a committee member and committee co-chair
  • Two years experience as a Field Safety Officer
Certifications
  • National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) from Alberta Construction Safety Association
Areas of Expertise
  • Training
Safety Philosophy Think safety today. Tomorrow may be too late.

Joe Paulich, Safety Trainer

joe.paulich@madesafe.ca

Professional Background
  • 22 years of manufacturing experience
  • 14 years in safety-related fields
  • Six month member of Made Safe
Certifications
  • Train-the-Trainer certification
Areas of Expertise
  • Training
  • Forklifts
  • Scissor lift
  • Hazard assessments
  • Incident investigations
  • Auditing
Safety Philosophy Enjoy being part of the transition in manufacturing, from past to present.

Kevin Neubauer, Safety Trainer

kevin.neubauer@madesafe.ca

Professional Background
  • 1 year manufacturing industry experience
  • 6 months of construction industry
  • 27+ years of transportation industry experience
Certifications
  • Occupational Health and Safety Certification
  • Safe Work Certified Auditor
Areas of Expertise
  • Training
Safety Philosophy An experienced worker does not always make a safe worker. You’re never too old to learn. Especially when it comes to safety.

Cory Sander, Safety Trainer

cory.sander@madesafe.ca

Professional Background
  • 20 years in manufacturing
  • 10 years in agriculture
  • Manufacturing – all facets of the industry [Metal Fabrication, Assembly, etc]
  • Agriculture – farming, grain, livestock
  • Currently enrolled in the University of Fredericton completing Certificate in Health, Safety and   Environmental Processes.
Certifications
  • Safe Work Certified Auditor
  • Train the Trainer
Areas of Expertise
  • Safety Training
Safety Philosophy Safety doesn’t happen by accident!