Todd Wells

Todd Wells is a safety professional who works to turn complex projects into successes, implementing effective safety initiatives and consistently achieving measurable positive results on his projects.

Todd is currently a Surface Safety Coordinator with Hatch and understands that world-class safety is about establishing a culture that manages risks and workplace behaviors that cost money.

Todd has landed HSE consulting, management and advisory jobs in offshore oil and gas, EPCM and contractor roles on projects that include the construction, hook-up, mating, and commissioning of the Hebron project (a gravity base oil and gas production platform), construction of a new nickel processing plant (Long Harbor Processing Plant) as well as the IOCC iron ore mine, and Voisey’s Bay nickel mine expansion projects to name just a few. Additional HSE experience includes subsea cable installation, pull in, connection and commissioning on the Maritime Link Project, fabrication, marine repairs and refits, utilities and seismic exploration.

Todd is a trained safety professional with a post-graduate diploma Advanced Safety Engineering Technology and Business Management from the College of the North Atlantic in Newfoundland, Canada.

In his off time, you can find Todd spending quality time hanging out, kayaking and mountain biking with his two sons.

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Articles by Todd Wells


Heavy machinery Heavy machinery Heavy machinery Heavy machinery


Will you be operating heavy machinery? Here's the kind of training you'll need.

How to Care for Your Work Boots How to Care for Your Work Boots How to Care for Your Work Boots How to Care for Your Work Boots


Few things are as comfortable and reliable as a good pair of work boots. Find out how to make yours last longer.

How to select a respirator How to select a respirator How to select a respirator How to select a respirator


Find out how the different respirators work and which one is best suited for your work application.

Steel mill fire Steel mill fire Steel mill fire Steel mill fire


Industrial fires are dangerous and are responsible for shockingly high property damage costs. Find out how to prevent them.

Emergency lighting and exit sign Emergency lighting and exit sign Emergency lighting and exit sign Emergency lighting and exit sign


An emergency management plan can help mitigate the damage when the unexpected happens. But what should be included in yours?

Q&A by Todd Wells


How can I find the most comfortable work boots? How can I find the most comfortable work boots? How can I find the most comfortable work boots? How can I find the most comfortable work boots?


When you work hard and spend your whole day in a pair of work boots, you naturally want and deserve the most comfortable pair you can get....

How long should my work boots last? How long should my work boots last? How long should my work boots last? How long should my work boots last?


Your work boots could last anywhere between several months and several years. It all depends on a number of factors:The quality of your...