A few words from our Chief Operating Officer
Scott Safety Supply Services Inc. opened its doors in 1995, with just a small yet driven team. I am proud to say we have grown to over 200 employees, serving multiple industries in a broad area within Western Canada.
Our growth can be attributed to building trust with our safety driven clients and our employees over the years. Trust built by ensuring our employees have the right training, skills and equipment to consistently deliver professional safety solutions that help protect people and infrastructure. And trust built by providing the right safety services and personnel to meet continuously changing client needs.
We want to partner with our clients and help them feel confident that they can focus on their business objectives while demonstrating a continuous commitment to safety.
We also want to partner with the communities in which we serve. Our organization and its people are committed to the well-being of their communities and contribute through a variety of activities and programs.
– Curtis Bandravala
Our people care – about your people and your business and getting the job done right
Curtis began his career working in the field and has experienced first-hand the rigors and challenges our customers face. This understanding is at the forefront of his strategic and operational goals for Scott Safety. Always having the Customer’s expectations in mind – building a brand based on trust, reliability and performance.
Since coming on board in August, 2013, Curtis has successfully taken the company to a higher level of professionalism and quality. His ability to nurture relationships leads to long term- solutions and success. Under his leadership, he has built an industry leading team that has successfully earned and retained a large customer base. Furthermore, Curtis has been instrumental in achieving growth through geographic and market expansion.
Curtis is proud of the accomplishments of Scott Safety to date and is driven to see the professional growth of each individual, while setting the highest standards and expectations.
Curtis has championed community involvement in the areas we work and live. Partnering with various local organizations.
Curtis is a huge sports enthusiast and enjoys spending time camping with his family.
Grant Tuts, CPA, CMA
Throughout Grant’s career, whether in public practice, construction, manufacturing, or Oil & Gas Services – there is one constant – to inspire success in others and achieve results. This is true leadership. Grant has played a critical role in transforming the Vision, Mission and Values of Scott Safety and raise the levels of professionalism and performance within the organization. We continue to build on this foundation with the goal to continuously exceed industry norms.
Grant Obtained the CMA designation in 2002, completed the controllership program in 2008, and most recently the CFO program in 2014. Since Joining Scott Safety in July, 2013 as the VP Finance – Scott Safety has achieved growth in all areas – product and service offerings, locations, and customer base.
Grant is especially proud of Scott Safety’s commitment and contributions to the communities in which we live and work – achieving success at the community level, as well.
Community involvement extends to his personal life. He is a volunteer with the Canadian Ski Patrol (Marmot Basin, Jasper, AB since 2006) providing emergency first aid on hill and educating the public on alpine safety. He is President of the parent council for his daughter’s school and has coached both his son and daughter’s soccer teams.
Vice President Business Development
Christopher received his degree in Business from Sheridan College and has spent the past 14 years living and working in the safety services sector . He has spent the last 18 years developing partnerships, relationships, and strong business alliances, which have lent themselves well to his career in safety. Christopher previously served as Vice President of Business Development for HSE Integrated Inc., assuming responsibility for business growth and the management of sales staff. He helped grow these businesses considerably and was also involved in financial and operational performance monitoring and budget planning. Christopher has exceptional sales and marketing skills as well as a track record for analyzing, implementing, leading and managing strategic plans. He is dedicated to achieving sales targets through directed research and strong negotiations. In his spear time, he likes touring the country side on his Motorcycle and also likes traveling overseas. During the weekends, you can find him volunteering his time at local functions within his community.
Chris enjoys collecting vintage wine from around the world. His favourite wines are from the El Molar region of Spain. He has been known to indulge in the odd bottle from his collection from time to time.
Human Resource Manager
Kathy has more than 18 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Her focus is on balancing the needs of both the employees and business objectives while aligning HR decision and programs with Scott Safety’s strategic direction, vision, mission and core values.
She received a Bachelor of Business Administrative with a Major in Human Resource Management in 1998. She attained the National Construction Safety office Certificate in 2013 and is currently working towards a Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
She is proud to be a part of a company that shows a commitment to their people, the communities in which we work, and the clients we serve.
Brian is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional with an OHS certificate from the University of Alberta. He has over 15 years in Health and Safety, as well as extensive experience in Plant and Field Operations, Construction and Maintenance, and Drilling and Completions. Brian has provided field and corporate safety support for production, engineering, construction, and drilling/completions operations, while ensuring the proper application of federal and provincial legislation. He is as comfortable with boots on the ground as he is in a boardroom. Brian is a proactive thinker and problem solver who set’s high standards to support the company goals, and the team in the field and office. Brian holds integrity and honesty as traits that he admires in others and carries as his own.
Brian has been active in his community as the VP and manager of the minor football association, a coach and manager in minor and Senior AA hockey and baseball, a board member of various organizations, and is currently the president of his condo association.