Extensive experience in workplace safety, OHS and workers’ compensation
A former Ontario OHS Prosecutor, Cheryl has over 30 years of experience in advising on strategic and practical approaches for management of workplace safety issues including OHS due diligence, contractor management, accident response strategies, and discipline for safety matters. She frequently advises on national and federal OHS programs. She has also defended and represented employers, constructors, senior management, and supervisors in some of the most serious and complex health and safety trials, complaints, inquests and appeals. She provides hard hitting and practical OHS training to management and supervisors.
Cheryl led national and international OHS practice groups prior to joining Mathews Dinsdale. She has been repeatedly listed as a leading lawyer in workers’ compensation in Best Lawyers in Canada, and as a leading occupational health and safety practitioner in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Cheryl also regularly provides practical advice and representation in grievance arbitration and labour board proceedings. She is a frequent speaker at in-house training sessions and professional conferences.