Resource Environmental Associates

Expert Safety Services.


Resource Environmental Associates Limited (REA) is a professional engineering and consulting firm practising exclusively in the areas of occupational health and safety, and environmental protection. Since 1997, REA has run an annual program of scheduled occupational health and safety training courses for workers and managers. Our courses have been created over years of consulting experience to provide first-hand knowledge on the specialized topics.


Industrial Safety Engineering.


REA provides professional engineering services to ensure compliance with health and safety laws, codes and standards for facilities, processes, and equipment. We provide design advice for workplace protection, EHS design compliance reviews, verification inspections, training and implementation support across a broad range of sectors. We have completed thousands of projects for thousands of clients throughout North America.

Analysis, Planning and Design

  • Ergonomics Analysis
  • Manufacturing Risk Assessment
  • Pre-Start Health and Safety Review
  • Task Hazard Analysis & Documentation
  • Safety Engineering Design & Specification
  • Physical Demands Analysis & Documentation
  • Hazardous Locations Area Classification
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
  • Machine Safeguarding
  • FMEA and HAZOP Studies
  • System Energy Analysis and LOTO Protocols

Compliance Assurance

  • Fire Code Compliance Audits
  • Pre-start Health and Safety Review
  • Process-related Environmental and Occupational Hygiene


  • Forensic Safety Engineering Investigation
  • Critical Incident Investigation and Analysis

EHS Management Consulting.


REA has a quarter century of experience helping organizations effectively manage environmental health and safety legal obligations and achieve superior business outcomes. Our consultant team combines a unique blend of multi-disciplinary qualifications and experience in EHS, information systems and technology, policy, management and evaluation. We offer complete solutions to organizational EHS management needs, and are conversant in all major domestic and international EHS/OHS management system standards.

EHS Management Consulting Services

  • Program and Organizational Resources Needs Assessment
  • Program and Business Process Design
  • Program Implementation Support
  • Information Management System Design
  • Program Auditing and Evaluation
  • Compliance Auditing
  • Program Cost Analysis

EHS Project Management.


REA pioneered professional construction and project safety management methods and site support services. We have completed over 2,000 construction and project safety management assignments for clients across a range of sectors, including large national retailers, municipalities, construction and maintenance companies, hospitals, energy providers / distributors, manufacturers, government departments and agencies.

We develop construction safety management process manuals for owners and contractors, deliver training in project safety management and construction safety practices, provide full-time on-site construction safety supervisors, carry out health and safety pre-qualification reviews of contractors, deliver safety orientation training, and render assistance in response to incidents and government orders.

Project Safety Planning

  • Contractor Safety Prequalification Reviews
  • Pre-Project Risk Assessments
  • Pre-Project Hazardous Substance Surveys
  • Construction Safety Documentation and Specification

Project Safety Assurance

  • Site Safety Inspections
  • On-site Safety Supervision
  • Safety Performance Tracking Systems
  • Construction Nosocomial Infection Prevention

Project Safety Management Systems

  • Policies, Programs, Procedures
  • PSM Outsourcing

Occupational Hygiene and Environmental Health.


REA is a full service provider of occupational hygiene and environmental consulting. We have completed thousands of assignments in virtually every industry. We are the preferred occupational hygiene services provider for hundreds of leading private corporations and government organizations.

"The science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention, and control of those environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace which may cause sickness, impaired health and well being, or significant discomfort among workers or among citizens of the community."

"The science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention, and control of those environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace which may cause sickness, impaired health and well being, or significant discomfort among workers or among citizens of the community."

Prevention and Evaluation

  • Air Sampling and Analysis
  • Mould and Microbial Hazards
  • Noise Monitoring, Mapping and Dosimetry
  • Exposure and Risk Assessments
  • Designated Substance Surveys
  • Indoor Air Quality

Specialized Services

  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
  • Occupational Disease Claims Consulting
  • Occupational Health and Hygiene Audits
  • Forensic Investigations

Hazard Control

  • Confined Space Safety
  • Hazard Control Ventilation
  • Environmental Infection Control
  • Construction Nosocomial Infection Control
  • Exposure Control Programs
  • Air Emissions Certificates

Occupational Medical Services.


REA provides a variety of occupational health program and medical services for employee and employer protection.


Occupational Health Management

  • Needs Assessment
  • Program Design
  • Program Development
  • Program Management
  • Program Evaluation

Occupational Health Assessments

  • Fitness for Duty Assessments
  • Exposure Impact Assessments

Occupational Health Promotion

  • Education
  • Counselling


  • Medical File Reviews
  • Referrals
  • Outsourced Medical Director Services
  • Medical Surveillance Programs
  • Independent Medical Evaluations

Ergonomic Services.


REA provides ergonomics consulting services for office and industrial workplaces. We help clients prevent injuries, improve efficiency, optimize space, and enhance employee comfort, job satisfaction and morale.


Office Workplaces

  • Workstation evaluations
  • Workstation user instruction
  • Illumination and acoustics
  • Office air quality

Industrial Operations

  • Process and machinery layout
  • Operator interface analysis and design
  • Human factors consulting
  • Robotics set-up and interaction

Job Task Design

  • Physical demands analysis
  • Evaluation of lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying
  • Task hazard assessment
  • Job task design

Litigation Support Services.


REA provides expert investigation, research, opinion and testimony to help attorneys achieve the best possible outcomes in civil disputes, administrative matters and statutory prosecutions. Over the past three decades our team has helped clients win across a diverse range of cases:

  • Legionella/Legionnaires’ Disease

  • Workplace Health and Safety Regulatory Offences

  • Slip and Fall Accidents

  • Industrial Fires and Explosions

  • Machinery Contact Injuries

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

  • Health Impairment from Chemical Exposures

  • Chemical Product Liability

  • Hearing Loss from Noise Exposures

  • Property Impairment from Mold / Fungi

  • Health Impairment from Exposure to Mold / Biological Agents

  • Engineering and Scientific Professional Malpractice

  • Negligence and Breach of Contract in Asbestos, Mold and Hazardous Materials Abatement