Join us in honoring your company’s achievement at this prestigious event.

In recognition of your organization’s achievement within the OSSE COR Certification Program we are extending a special invitation for your company to celebrate with us.

We are honored to have your company earn this formal recognition for your commitment to growing the culture of safety in the manufacturing sector of British Columbia.

The Pinnacle Awards reward those who go above and beyond.

Starting with the Topaz award and graduating to the Diamond, each award is measured with criteria that demonstrates the commitment of the recipients’ leadership to the safety and well-being of their workers. To read more about the criteria for each award level, please visit our Pinnacle Award page.


Safety Pinnacle Award


Safety Pinnacle Award


Safety Pinnacle Award


Safety Pinnacle Award


Safety Pinnacle Award

2018 Award Winners

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Event Details

April 19th, 2018
Commencing @ 5:30pm

Swaneset Bay Resort & Country Club
16651 Rannie Road
Pitt Meadows, BC

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The following individuals were nominated to receive the Ben Hume Leadership award and were chosen by the selection committee as finalists. One of these outstanding safety leaders will be presented with the Ben Hume Leadership award on April 19th at the Pinnacle Awards Gala.

Scott Bax

Scott Bax, Senior Vice President, Operations, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. has more than 20 years of forestry and safety experience in logging and wood manufacturing throughout North America. Scott was named one of the Top 36 Most Influential Leaders in the Biomass industry (2016) and regularly presents safety at industry conferences around the world.

Sandra Oldfield

Sandra Oldfield was winemaker and CEO at Tinhorn Creek Winery from 1993–2017. Under Sandra’s careful guidance, Tinhorn Creek earned Gold at Canada’s Safest Employers Awards (2016) and a Ruby Safety Pinnacle Award (2017). Sandra was one of the inaugural signatories of the BC Safety Charter, a key member of the Sector Labour Market Partnership Committee, and has also been named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women by the Woman’s Executive Network.

Kevin Thorburn

Kevin Thorburn, Supply Chain Manager Western and North West Canada for Nestlé Waters Canada,  is an industrial engineering and operations management expert with nearly 20 years experience. Kevin joined the Alliance board in 2015, and is a key member of the Sector Labour Market Partnership Committee. Kevin is a signatory to the BC Safety Charter and accepted a Ruby Safety Pinnacle Award on behalf of Nestlé in 2017.

Years of Safety Excellence

Take a look back at some of the Gala memories of years past.

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