Dennis Ryan is the president of Compass Health & Safety, a consulting company whose primary consulting services relate to the assessment of health and safety programs typically though system audits and safety perception surveys. Ryan is a graduate of Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and the University of Alberta occupational health and safety certificate program. During his 45 year career in health and safety, Ryan obtained certifications in safety (CRSP) and occupational hygiene (OHST). Over the last 30 years he instructed various OHS courses at the University of Alberta and at other secondary institutions. Visit www.compasshealthandsafety.com for more information.