First Transit’s Lynn Cohoe Wins Senior Safety Professional Award

picture -- Lynn Cohoe of First Transit Wins Regional Safety Manager Awar...SURREY, British Columbia – First Transit is pleased to announce that Lynn Cohoe, Regional Safety Manager, has been selected to receive the 2015 Senior Safety Professional Award from the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) in the provinces of British Columbia and Yukon.  

“Lynn is dedicated to passenger safety every day,” said First Transit President Brad Thomas. “This recognition acknowledges Lynn’s ongoing diligence to safety.”

Lynn joined the First Transit team in March 2014 as Regional Safety Manager. Lynn also serves on the board of CSSE as Regional Vice President. Lynn’s other achievements include the CSSE Senior Safety Professional of the Year Award, the British Columbia Transit Leadership Award, and Team Achievement Award. 

“I am honored to be the recipient of this award,” said Lynn Cohoe, “I share this award with my location managers and all of our employees who have embraced our safety program and are committed to making safety a priority.”

Each year, the CSSE partners with the North American Occupational Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week Steering Committee in British Columbia to acknowledge the award winners. This year’s Safety Forum and Awards Luncheon was held on Thursday, October 22 at the Sheraton Guilford Hotel.

Photo caption (separate attachment): Lynn Cohoe, left, accepts the 2015 Senior Safety Professional Award from Kathy Tull, Board Member from the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering.

About Canadian Society of Safety Engineering:
The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) is the leading professional association for health, safety and environmental practitioners in Canada. CSSE shapes the safety profession in Canada by working collaboratively with its members and partners. This is done by providing timely and relevant safety information and developing safety professionals. We collaborate with industry, governmental agencies, and other safety organizations to promote a greater awareness of health, safety, and environmental issues across Canada. CSSE is recognized as an objective voice for excellence in safety in workplaces and communities.