Health and safety advisors

Lorne Davies


Safety Advisor, Combustible Dust Specialist

Lorne has been with the Alliance for five years and brings extensive experience in heavy and residential construction, mining, sawmills, and biofuel industries. He has been involved in firefighting, mine rescue, and mobile equipment training. He also has experience liaising with the government at the provincial and federal levels.

Aaron Derouin


Safety Advisor Specialist — Ergonomics

Aaron Derouin is a certified professional ergonomist in both the U.S. (CPE) and Canada (CCPE) with experience in various industry sectors, including: manufacturing, nuclear energy, and aerospace. In 2020, Aaron completed a doctorate in Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics from the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University’s, where he examined the effects of night vision googles on helicopter aircrew performance and muscular demand. Aaron has co-authored numerous inspection reports, technical reports, peer-reviewed publications, and two regulatory documents.

Aaron is married with two daughters and enjoys playing basketball, mountain biking, and squash.

Rosa Diaz


Training & Development Manager

An industrial engineer by profession, Rosa chose to work in the health and safety field very early on. Her father has a workplace accident that affected the family in many ways and prompted her to dedicate her career to helping to prevent workplace accidents.

Pourya Ghani

Occupational Health and Safety Technical Advisor

Pourya began his career as a first-aid attendant while continuing his education and supporting a family business. Later he joined Safety Management Company and worked as a construction safety officer, supporting construction projects with safety needs. He also worked as an OHS Coordinator at Environmental Company where he assisted the organization with building and maintaining their safety management systems and improving the safety culture.

Heidi Hare


Senior Safety Advisor

Heidi Hare has more than 14 years of occupational health and safety experience, in safety training for utilities, construction, heavy industry, and post-secondary continuing education and occupational hygiene programs. She has developed staff orientation in health and safety practices for industrial, laboratory, and office and has been actively involved in strategic communications with government, provincial health, corporate partners, and scientific researchers.

Muhammad Qazi

Industrial Hygienist

Muhammad comes to Alliance after completing a co-op with the National Collaborating Centre for Environment Health in environmental hygiene. He brings a broad range of skills to his role — including skills identification, evaluation, and control of exposure to chemical, physical and biological hazards. These skills include indoor air quality assessments, noise, and chemical exposure assessment and control.

Hossein Sinaei

P.Eng, M.Eng, CSSGB

OHS Audit Manager, Safety Engineer

Hossein is a Professional Engineer (P.Eng. in BC and AB) with over 10 years experience in technical engineering, project management, safety and risk management and research activities.

Dareece Tomyn

OHS Services Manager

Dareece has spent her career leading teams in the manufacturing industry for over 25 years.  Her background is predominantly in client services and effectively managing diverse teams to ensure they meet and exceed client expectations.  She counts herself fortunate to have had the opportunity to be involved in all sizes of companies from privately owned to a Fortune 500 company.