Pipeline Company Funds Safety Education

Pipeline Company Funds Safety Education

Training a new wave of safety inspectors

Multimedia from this Release

Beyond hardhats: A Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) Project pipeline survey crew, Don Johnson (left), Stantec, and Kim Read (middle), BGC, are accompanied by Dan Smith, Safety Inspector, PRGT, recently at Nasoga Gulf in northwest B.C.

Safety first: TransCanada’s Dale O’Dwyer, Safety Manager, PRGT speaks about the importance of trained safety inspectors in B.C.

New program: UNBC is offering their new Operational Health and Safety program with funding provided by the TransCanada Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project. TransCanada’s Dale O’Dwyer (right), Safety Manager, PRGT, passes a symbolic safety vest to UNBC Acting President, Mark Dale.

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 7:00am

CAMPAIGN: Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project


When Dale O’Dwyer thinks about work, safety is the first thing that comes to mind. That’s because he heads up Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) Project’s safety department, which focuses on ensuring staff and contractors meet the project’s strict safety guidelines when working in the field. Nobody wants to get hurt on the job, and O’Dwyer does everything he can to keep it that way, even going so far as to issue emailed moose alerts for those driving the highways of northern B.C.

“I know it sounds a little cliché, but safety really is our number one priority,” notes O’Dwyer. “I’m proud of the safety record TransCanada has, and that’s largely a testament to the focus that we put on safety — throughout the company — every day.”

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