About Us

Who We Are

A Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Newfoundland and Labrador (CME NL) initiative, Made Safe NL is a sector-based safety program, made up of employer and worker representatives. Together we are committed to promoting and protecting the health and safety of workers and employers in the manufacturing and processing sectors throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

Our Mission

To enrich safety culture and build safe and productive work environments throughout the manufacturing and processing industry by offering education and awareness, professional safety training, return-to-work program advice, and promote worker engagement in advancing occupational health and safety.

Our Vision

Made Safe NL will be recognized by the manufacturing and processing industry as the leading safety training and awareness program in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our goal is a demonstrated improvement in industry health, safety, and return to work practices.

Our Values



Cooperatively build, share, and leverage the knowledge and resources of our partners, other associations, and industry leaders to advance occupational health and safety and Early and Safe Return to Work (ESRTW).



Provide expertise, innovative solutions, and a collaborative and unified vision of health and safety for the industry.



Adhere to the highest standards of ethics and responsibility to earn the trust and respect of employers and workers in the manufacturing and processing industries.



Provide clear value to companies and workers.



Offer services which are responsive to industry needs and priorities.

People & Partners


David Haire – Executive Director
Jessica Schiestel – Safety Advisor
(Maternity Leave)
Corinna Tracey – Safety Advisor
Jacqueline Adams – Safety Advisor



Council & Subcommittee(s)


The purpose of the Made Safe NL program is to promote and improve all aspects of occupational health and safety (OH&S) in the Newfoundland and Labrador manufacturing and processing sector. Made Safe NL is guided by an industry council, with balanced representation from employers and workers, which sets goals, objectives and priorities and oversee Made Safe NL’s program performance. Council members provide input and direction to the activities and initiatives of Made Safe NL.

Fish Processing Subcommittee

A fish processing subcommittee with balanced representation from employers and workers, has been established to identify a plan of action to help improve unique industry OH&S issues and reports to the Council.

Annual Reports

Making it easier for manufacturers and processors to ensure a healthy, safe, and productive work environment.

Work safe.  Home safe.  Every day.