Mississauga, ON, September 17, 2014 – The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) is pleased to announce Carmen Mager as Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Carmen Mager is a health and safety professional at the Toronto Transit Commission specializing in transit safety. Carmen is responsible for developing and facilitating health and safety training and serves as the Management Co-Chair on her local Joint Health and Safety Committee and has led serious incident investigation teams.
Mrs. Mager holds a BA degree in Canadian Studies from York University, a Masters Certificate in Adult Training and Development from Schulich School of Business and certificates in Occupational Health and Safety, Business Administration and Public Relations from Ryerson University.
A CRSP since 2003, she joined the Item Writing Committee in 2009 and is currently serving as Chair of this committee. She was also a participant on the recent CRSP Competency Review Task Force.
Carmen enjoys the opportunity to advance the health and safety profession along with other dedicated and knowledgeable CRSPs. As Carmen believes that the learning never stops, she is continuing her studies in the field of health and safety, as well as volunteering her time in other areas. She finds volunteering to be very rewarding and encourages everyone to get involved.
The Board’s Volunteer of the Year program was initiated in 2001 in conjunction with its 25th anniversary and the United Nation’s “Year of the Volunteer”. To be eligible, candidates must be a CRSP® in good standing, must have served in one or more volunteer capacities with the BCRSP other than the Governing Board, must have been a volunteer for a minimum of five years.