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Carolann Quinlan-Smith

Carolann Quinlan-Smith

Health and Safety Consultant

Workplace Safety and Prevention Services

Carolann is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) with over 20 years’ experience in the health and safety field, working primarily in the automotive and manufacturing sectors.

Carolann is a Health and Safety Consultant for Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS) in the west region. WSPS is one of four non-profit, sector-based health and safety associations in the province of Ontario providing training, consulting, and resources for the manufacturing, agriculture, and service sectors. Her primary responsibilities as the region’s machine safety representative is providing consulting services and technical training on machine safety and robotics, machine safeguarding assessments, risk assessments, and lockout/tagout, electrical safety, and equipment procurement program development.

Carolann has a strong working knowledge of the Canadian Standards Association’s industry standards for machine safeguarding, robot and robot systems and she is a technical committee member on the ISO/TC 299, Robotics committee.