Regional Affiliation or Section: Ontario Section
Disciplines: Health and Safety
Janet Sellery, CRSP, CHSC, is one of Canada’s leading experts in health and safety and the arts. As the Health & Safety Manager for the Opening, Closing, and Victory Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, she successfully assisted with addressing high-risk hazards, ensured compliance with legislation, met deadlines on an accelerated project and achieved excellent results. Her work as a Health & Safety Consultant (Sellery Health + Safety) focuses on customizing programs, training, and resources that reflect the constantly evolving and unique demands of the live event environment. After a career in stage management, Janet pioneered the health and safety program at the Stratford Festival. She has been awarded the “Ron Epp Memorial Award for Professional Achievement” (Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology, 2012) and “Canada’s Safety Manager of the Year” (Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine, 2007). Janet is a Co-Founder of the Canadian Event Safety Summit and she is committed to “setting the stage for people to create their best work".