Bob Nielsen has been a Veteran of the Road Maintenance and Construction industry for over 20 years. As the Director of Health, Safety, Sustainability and Environmental, Bob provides strategic leadership to the Mainroad Group of companies providing innovative solutions to exercise his passion for safety that have been described as both engaging and effective.
His areas of expertise include; designing, implementing and auditing safety, quality and environmental programs for road maintenance and construction. Bob implements International Standards by using ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 and COR. These standards have allowed Bob and his team ensure that creative solutions are achieved using the power of WE. They have been strategic tools that have reduced incidents by minimizing waste and errors while increasing awareness, communication and engagement.
Bob and his team won both the Mavis Johnson award from the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals as well as the National Special Project award from the Canadian Society of Safety Professionals for “The Cone Zone Experience”. Bob has also served on the Mainroad Group Board of Directors.
Bob is also an active, contributing member of the following organizations:
BC NAOSH Committee
BC Road Safety Strategy Group “Vision Zero”
Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals
Chartered Quality Institute
Institute of Corporate Directors
International Register of Certified Auditors
Road Safety at Work Alliance
The Employers Forum
Transportation Association of Canada
Work Zone Safety Alliance
Winter Driving Safety Alliance