The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) is pleased to announce A. Kim Gordon, recently retired from NB Power as the BCRSP Volunteer of the Year for 2021.
Kim grew up in southern Ontario and received a degree in Chemistry from the University of Waterloo and a post graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety from McMaster University.
He has over 40 years experience in industrial Hygiene and Safety. While employed with Ethicon Sutures in Peterborough, Kim was listed as the co-inventor of two implantable medical products, while also learning his craft in safety and hygiene. After a stint with the Ontario Ministry of Labour field staff, Kim moved east to Fredericton to become New Brunswick Power’s first Industrial Hygienist. After 31 and a half years, Kim retired from NB Power at the end of June this year and now resides in Victoria, BC close to his three sons, two grandchildren and the other wonderful people in their lives.
Kim received his CRSP certification in 2005. Kim has served on the Qualifications Review Committee (QRC) since 2009 and has contributed immensely to the BCRSP in this capacity. In addition to serving on the QRC, Kim has also served as Secretary and President of the Atlantic Provinces Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and Secretary of the AIHA’s Local Sections Council.