Katherine Blair, president of K. Blair Safety Consulting Inc., began her journey in the safety business in 1976, while working in private industry. After 12 years of working for various organizations in Health and Safety and Human Resources, Katherine joined the Ontario Ministry of Labour in 1987, as a Health and Safety Inspector.
In 1991, Katherine became a part-time instructor for the Brant County Board of Education to deliver health and safety workshops. As a full-time inspector and a part-time trainer, Katherine recognized a growing need for health and safety education. In 1998, Katherine resigned from the Ministry of Labour to establish a safety consulting business, which started operation in April 1999, under the name of “Occupational Health and Safety Consulting Services” (OHSCS). The business became incorporated on November 15, 2001 as, K. Blair Safety Consulting Inc.
During her work career Katherine received a Diploma of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Western Ontario. Katherine has also completed numerous health and safety training courses and workshops over the years.