WIS Show: The Progression of Women in Safety with Janice Stanley

By Tamara Parris
Published: March 18, 2022 | Last updated: November 22, 2023
Key Takeaways

Join in our third candid conversations as we chat about what it really means to be a woman in a male-dominated industry.


In honour of Women’s History month, hosts Tamara Parris and Amandeep Beesla are having candid conversations with industry guests about what it really means to be a woman in a male-dominated industry. In our third show we speak with our special guest, Janice Stanley. Did you miss our first shows in the series? Watch them now! Episode One, Episode Two


Our Guest :

Janice Stanley is the Safety Coordinator with New York Painting for the past 5 years, before which she was the HSE Analyst at Atco Electric Transmission. Janice started her Occupational Health and Safety Professional career in 2013 with her roots in the Construction industry up-north. Janice has been in the trades industry for decades having to navigate degrading mindsets, different concepts of what is safe by workers from various backgrounds and all within a Male dominated field. It took time to build credibility and having workers listen to safety insights and recommendations. Today she enjoys a worker place where she collaborates with team members, Management and Clients to achieve improved safety behaviors and company culture. Her passion is to identify root causes and offer creative solutions to work towards non recurrence and a zero injury culture.

Your Hosts:

Amandeep Beesla is the Director of Safety Insight and Innovation at Salus.

She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with her, having worked over 20 years in heavy industrial construction, civil earthworks, pipeline, mining, and oil and gas industry. Amandeep has her NCSO designation in both Alberta and BC and CSS designation in BC, as well as an OHS and NEBOSH accreditation and both her Associate of Arts Degree and Bachelor of Arts Degree. She is an active member of the CSSE, ASSP, BCTWS, and sits on various other committees and boards. Amandeep is currently working towards her CRSP.


BetweenTwoCranes Podcast:

Tamara Parris the V.P of Community and Business Development at Safeopedia.

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Written by Tamara Parris

Tamara Parris

Tamara Parris is the VP of Community and Business Development at Safeopedia, and owner of EHS Professionals Group on LinkedIn. Her passion is working with other EHS Professionals to collaborate in thought leadership, networking and connecting our industry peers to resources that will increase profitability and safety practices within their workplaces. Tamara has been in the Health and Safety field for over 20 years, her industry experiences include the Construction sector, CCTV and Security, and Commercial Retail industries.

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