Director of WORKSAFELY®, Education and Training
(204) 947-1379

Randy Olynick

WORKSAFELY® Regional Safety Advisor, Eastern Region
(204) 295-3876

Trevor Shwaluk

WORKSAFELY® Regional Safety Advisor, Central Region
(204) 594-9061

Dave McPherson

WORKSAFELY® Safety Advisor and Indigenous Liaison, Northern Region
(204) 271-2088

Travis Knight

WORKSAFELY® Safety Advisor, Western Region
(204) 573-6506

Delaney Kunzelman-Gall

B. Env. Sc., OHS Cert., NHSA
WORKSAFELY® Safety Advisor, Southern Region
(204) 947-1379

Jessie Smith

WORKSAFELY® Education Programs Coordinator
(204) 947-1379

Sarah Craig

OH&S Cert.
WORKSAFELY® Client Services Advisor
(204) 947-1379

Kristen Ranson

Administrative Coordinator
(204) 594-9056


OH&S Cert., P. Gold Seal Cert., NCSO, CRM 
WORKSAFELY® Senior Safety Advisor & Indigenous Engagement Leader​
(204) 947-1379


WORKSAFELY® Regional Safety Advisor, Eastern Region

Randy is the WORKSAFELY® safety advisor for eastern Manitoba. Randy delivers COR® course instruction, reviews internal audits, conducts external audits, and also conducts spot safety inspections at company worksites and site visits.

His extensive experience and knowledge in safety and health legislation, incident investigations disability management are real assets for WORKSAFELY®. He is the program’s lead resource for incident investigations and assisting companies with disability claim management and return-to-work programs.

Randy’s experience in safety and health spans two decades and his previous experience in the private sector includes serving in supervisory roles in the environment, safety and health field. He also served as a senior safety and health officer at Manitoba’s Workplace Safety and Health branch. Randy started with MHCA in 2015.

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WORKSAFELY® Regional Safety Advisor, Central Region
(204) 594-9061

Trevor Shwaluk is the Central Region Safety Advisor in MHCA’s WORKSAFELY® program, having joined the MHCA in 2016. At WORKSAFELY®, Trevor delivers COR® course instruction, reviews internal audits, conducts external audits, makes worksite visits, and conducts spot safety inspections of company worksites. As well, he helps companies with musculoskeletal prevention, conducts flag-person and traffic-coordinator training.

Trevor comes to WORKSAFELY® with a background in kinesiology and athletic therapy. He holds a Bach. of Physical Education degree from University of Manitoba and also the National Construction Safety Officer designation.

He has over 10 years of experience working in bodily injury insurance with Manitoba Public Insurance and the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba.

Trevor began working in the construction industry as a director of operations/safety coordinator when a friend requested assistance in acquiring COR® for his fast-growing company.

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WORKSAFELY® Safety Advisor and Indigenous Liaison, Northern Region

Dave brings years of leadership, safety, health and environment experience to MHCA’s WORKSAFELY® team. Based in Flin Flon, Dave works diligently to fulfil industry needs in Manitoba’s northern communities, including in remote First Nations locations. Services Dave delivers include COR® course instruction, review internal audits, conduct external audits, worksite visits, and spot safety inspections of company worksites.

Dave joined MHCA in 2015 after retiring from a management position at Hudbay Minerals. At Hudbay, he worked in a variety of roles, including co-chairing the Health and Safety Committee as a union representative, and serving as chief union steward before entering Hudbay management in 1996.

A Manitoban of Metis descent, Dave has a passion to help business and employees across northern Manitoba meet their safety and health goals through training and awareness. He believes that follow-up with people is critical in the COR® process and that monitoring through auditing allows for continual improvement in the industry.

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WORKSAFELY® Regional Safety Advisor, Southern Region

Delaney joined the WORKSAFELY® team in 2018 as a client services advisor. He holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science from the University of Manitoba. Working previously in retail, the service industry and agricultural technology development, he went on to graduate from the Occupational Health and Safety program at Red River College.

At the MHCA, Delaney now serves as a safety advisor for the Southern Region and hopes to learn more about the heavy construction industry by conducting audits and teaching classes.

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WORKSAFELY® Educations Programs Coordinator

Jessie Smith joined MHCA WORKSAFELY® in 2022 as Education Programs Coordinator. A graduate of Herzing College in Occupational Health and Safety, Jessie brings over 6 years of heavy construction industry experience in the areas of safety, training and locates while working at Crown Pipeline and No Limits Underground, including 3 years as safety officer in underground utilities which gave her experience in investigations, policy writing and inspections.

Jessie also led the human resources recruitment team for No Limits Underground.

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WORKSAFELY® Client Services Advisor

Sarah worked as a personal lines insurance broker for 3 years before joining the Alberta Construction Safety Association where she worked in the COR®department. Sarah moved to Winnipeg in 2011, and joined the MHCA in 2012.

At the MHCA, Sarah oversees the WORKSAFELY® program database for the COR® program. She is responsible for developing customized COR® manuals, promoting and coordinating e-COR®, and overseeing the application of COR®quality-assurance procedures and the quality assessment of training program delivery.

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MHCA WORKSAFELY® Administrative Coordinator

Kristen has 15 years of experience in administrative roles, including within a college environment where she handled registrations, enrolment and student record keeping, bookkeeping and database management.

Kristen plays a vital support role to our WORKSAFELY® education and training program, maintaining our data base and ensuring all COR® -program company and training records are accurately recorded.

She serves as the primary contact for course inquiries and registrants, prepares materials for training sessions, and provides necessary materials and information to companies seeking to register for the COR®/SECOR®program. Kristen joined the MHCA team in 2016.

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PHIL McDANIEL, OH&S Cert., P. Gold Seal Cert., NCSO, CRM

WORKSAFELY® Senior Safety Advisor & Indigenous Engagement Leader

Phil is a graduate of Red River College’s Occupational Safety and Health Program. Phil is a seasoned safety professional with extensive work experience in Manitoba’s heavy construction sector. He has attained designations in the safety, health and risk management disciplines, including: National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO); Gold Seal Certification for Construction Safety Coordinator (GSC) through the Canadian Construction Association; and a Certificate in Risk Management (CRM) from the University of Winnipeg.

Phil is responsible for the development and delivery of training courses for the Introduction to Heavy Equipment Operator Training Program and for the development and delivery of other heavy equipment operator training and skills assessment initiatives for contractors, Indigenous communities and organizations.

Phil participates on industry technical committees as a subject-matter expert in the National COR® Safety Program.  He plays a key role in administering the National Construction Safety Officer designation on behalf of the heavy construction industry safety practitioners.  Since joining the MHCA in 2007, he has been instrumental in promoting and helping employers in the industry successfully attain and integrate COR® and SECOR® certification.

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