Brian Brown (Retired)

Brian Brown (Retired) BRIAN V. BROWN (retired)


Worked in Mining Industry for ten years as a Geologist and Mining Technologist. Five years with Workers Compensation Board of British Columbia as an Accident Prevention Officer and Blasting Examiner. Established Free Spirit Ventures Inc. in 1979. Providing services in:

  • Safety Consulting and Training, First Aid Training, Sales and Services
  • Contract Drilling and Blasting, Explosives Sales
  • Owned and Operated a Sawmill

Three years Consulting in Safety and Environmental Issues for TriWaste Reduction Services Inc. As of 1995 exclusively dealing in Safety and Environmental Consulting.


  • Member of the Forest Practices Code Training Task Force
  • Director on the Board for BC Forestry Continuing Studies Network
  • Chairman of the College of New Caledonia Forestry Training Advisory Committee
  • Member of the Provincial Task Force on Commercial Vehicle Safety
  • Employer Representative on the WSCB Forestry Regulatory Sub-committee
  • Employer Representative on the WSCB First Aid Regulation Review Committee
  • Industry Representative on the Off-Highway Regulation Review Committee
  • Employer Representative on the Faller and Bucking Certification and Training Committee


  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP)
  • Certified Health & Safety Consultant (CHSC)
  • Member of Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)
  • Canadian Certified Environmental Practitioner (CCEP)
  • BC Forest Safety Council Certified External Auditor
  • Construction Safety Network Certified External Auditor
  • Registered Applied Science Technologist (AScT)
  • Member of the Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
  • Member of Veterans of Safety
  • Provincial Instructor Diploma (ID)
  • Member of the Employers' Forum to WCB

Brian Brown has his Provincial Instructors Diploma (ID), and is qualified as a Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) under the auspice of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering. In addition, the CECAB has recognized his knowledge in the Environmental Field and has qualified him as a Canadian Certified Environmental Practitioner (CCEP).