Tom Lai
Speaker Bio
OHS Student

Tom Lai is a second year Occupational Health & Safety student at BCIT and the 2023 Julie Cole Bursary recipient, With a bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from Simon Fraser University. His journey into Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) was prompted by practical experience.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Tom served as a COVID-19 Contact Tracer, where he recognized the paramount importance of workplace safety, further motivating his pursuit of a career in OHS. In the summer of 2023, Tom worked as a summer OHS student at EllisDon, contributing to their COR certification maintenance.

Tom is committed to advocating for worker well-being and fostering strong safety cultures within organizations, reflecting his dedication to the field and its impact on the lives of workers


For an exploration of the rapidly evolving world of work—and of workplace health and safety—this session turns to a panel of occupational health and safety students and future practitioners for their unique perspectives. Explore the potential future impact of today’s emerging workplace trends on tomorrow’s workforce. From automation and AI to remote work, consider the […]
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