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Leadership Team

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Jonathan Muirhead


Mr. Muirhead joined the Safety First team in 2006 and acquired ownership in 2012, as second generation ownership. Prior to Safety First, Mr. Muirhead's introduction to the industry began 21 years ago when he was mentored and worked with some of the greatest entrepreneurs in the industry.  Mr. Muirhead's passions are aviation and his beautiful family. 


Jonathan Muirhead

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Justine Ness


Ms. Ness is proud to be the President of Safety First Industrial Canada. She joined the Leadership team in 2011 and acquired ownership in 2022. Ms. Ness provides strategic direction, creates long-term value, and generates profitable growth through the creative strategies of business development.

Ms. Ness has a natural affinity for leadership and problem solving she possesses an unwavering work ethic with fearless grit and tenacity.  She is an unstoppable force that loves people, negotiation, and team building.

Her passion is her family and the company. 

OWNER / President 

Justine Ness

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Vice President

Field Operations

Jody Jewell

Work Cell: 587-989-4940

Office: 587-745-2601 ext. 3


Western Operations Manager

Neil Lachance

Work Cell: 780-202-4984

Office: 780-542-9191

Jody Jewell

Mr. Jewell  joined the Safety First Industrial Canada Inc. leadership team in 2020. With his attention to detail, process driven attitude, high work ethic and integrity, he looks to generate profitable growth and a high performance team. With years of experience building and leading teams, he is proficient at directing projects that improve processes and efficiencies while meeting deadlines and budget requirements.

Previous to joining Safety First Industrial Canada Inc., Mr. Jewell served in various senior positions including District Manager – Operations for BOS Solutions- Leduc District, VP – Operations for Global Ops-Kayden Industries, Director of Operations – North America-Kayden Industries Ltd, and Operations Manager – Canada - Kayden Industries Ltd.

Mr. Jewell's introduction to the industry was in 1996 with various drilling rig contractors.

Mr. Jewell is married and has three children, enjoys fitness, and golfing.


QHSE Manager

Sam Drager

Office: 780-888-3926


Accounts Receivable

Leslie Perez 

Office: 780-545-9191 ext. 5

Accounts Payable

Office: 587-745-2601

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