Managing health and safety for volunteers

Apr 30, 2018
volunteers building a home
Clocking in more than 2 billion hours of work annually, volunteers are one of the largest workforces in Canada yet they do not receive the same health and safety protections as employees. Mihai Speteanu/

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Lawrence Nault is a health, safety and compliance specialist working in Calgary. His work spans across a wide variety of business sectors and provides him with a unique perspective that is applied to his work with businesses and workers. Currently, Nault is focusing on the field of harm reduction, developing programs and researching the application of OHS best practices in this type of work environment. He can be reached at