Suppliers' Safety Forum

CNL Supplier Safety Forum

2018 November 20 from 08:00 to 10:30 2018 
Chalk River Lion's Hall

WELCOME and SAFETY BRIEFING Jack Springer, Manager, Supplier Relationships
OPENING ADDRESS Phil Colwill, GM Supply Chain
Consultation oversight and supervision Derek Campbell, Director Capital Project
Jennifer Gibb, Director OSH
Melissa Burke-Legg, Manager OSH
Attendees divided into smaller groups and rotate through four briefings with a 20 minute time frame for each. The briefings are:
(1) OSH Briefing Melissa Burke-Legg, Manager OSH 
(2) Site Conditions Derek Campbell, Steven Rheume and DWM rep
(3) Fire Protection – Hot Work 
Assessment and Form
Bill Poirier, Fire Prevention Officer
(4) Contractor Management
  • Performance Scorecard
  • Incident Notice
  • Other topics
Rehan Jamshid, Contractor Management
Wendy Recoskie, Supply Chain Support Solutions
CLOSING REMARKS Jennifer Gibb Director OSH and/or
Phil Colwill, GM Supply Chain

Contractor Badges or Visitor Requests:

In order to be able to participate, the Company representatives are to have either a Contractor badge that is current or complete and submit a visitor request form at minimum of seven days prior to the Contractor Safety Forum event. Company representatives that fail to meet this requirement may be excluded from access to the CRL site.

New and Local Contractors not yet working on site: 

CNL will be hosting other events during the next year to assist companies in learning how to work with CNL. However, companies may choose to participate in the Supplier Safety Forum to learn how to be ready to work with CNL should they wish and must submit a completed Visitor Clearance form at least seven days in advance or they may not be granted access to Chalk River Laboratories for purposes of attending the Forum. 

CNL Contacts: 

Suppliers are asked to send their inquiry to and a member of the Supplier Relationships and Development staff will respond to your e-mail.

For more information, contact: 

Jack Springer Manager,
Supplier Relationships and Development
(613) 584-8811 ext 44602


Safety is freedom from harm, danger, injury or loss to people and the environment. It is the foundation on which our decision-making stands. It is our primary focus, with no compromise. We live the value of Safety when we… 

  • Share lessons learned on what went wrong and are proud of what goes right 
  • Believe that safety is a 24/7 mindset and a way of life at work and home 
  • Protect and care for the well-being of every employee, partner, and contractor 
  • Proactively identify and address hazards, using sound procedures and common sense 
  • Protect the environment through pollution prevention, environmental stewardship and sustainable development 
  • Follow industrial and nuclear safety rules, postings and barrier requirements 
  • Innovate and improve both safety and productivity, knowing that they work hand-in-hand 
  • Craft messages about safety that are integrated, clear, concise and timely 
  • Commit to ensuring that no one is injured as a result of the work we do