Norm Keith

B.A., J.D., LLM., CRSP



Norm Keith, B.A., J.D., LLM., CRSP, practices labour, employment, human rights (LEHR), environmental, regulatory, business crime and constitutional litigation at Fasken. He is a trusted advisor to corporate boards, executives and senior managers regarding LEHR risk management.

Norm is the leading Occupational Health and Safety lawyer in Canada. He has successfully defended more than 1,000 OHS, workers’ compensation, environmental, regulatory and criminal charges. He provides proactive OHS advice to help employers ensure legal compliance, He provides strategic advice following workplace accidents during regulatory and criminal investigations. Norm has written many of the leading books in his field, including Canadian Health and Safety Law, Canadian Emergency Management and Response Manual, Workplace Health and Safety Crimes (4th ed.) and Halsburys Laws of Canada Workplace Health & Safety. He was the first lawyer in Canada to achieve the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) accreditation. Norm is consistently ranked as a leading OHS lawyer in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Best Lawyers in Canada. He is a frequent conference speaker, edits Fasken’s quarterly OHS newsletter “Do Diligence,” and is the longest serving judge in the prestigious Canada’s Safest Employers annual event.