John Savoia

Director of Health and Safety

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As the Director of Health and Safety for the Powell Group of Companies, John leads a team of safety professionals who serve the multiple business units within the Powell Group. A former inspector with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, John has a thorough knowledge of the OHSA, the regulations
made under the Act, and how they are applied in real world scenarios.

John has also worked in the industry as a site superintendent for a company engaged in heavy civil, constructing roads and bridges. He worked in that role and with that company for 12 years, leading teams of engineers, operators, skilled tradespeople, and labourers to complete projects. While construction is John's forte, worker safety is John's passion, and he strives to ensure that all workers go home safely at the end of every day.