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Certified Ergonomic Specialist Designation

Learn how to conduct an ergonomic assessment in your workplace, remove factors causing pain and discomfort, and reduce the risk of future injury with our interactive e-learning program.
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Across Canada

Across Canada

Whether you’re a multi-site national organization or a small business, EKG delivers programs that are cost-effective and consistent.

Complete EHS Toolkit

Complete EHS Toolkit

Our staff includes highly experienced and qualified professional engineers, ergonomists, industrial hygienists, and EHS specialists.


Timely Response

EKG is designed and operated to be responsive to your needs and timelines. We offer customized solutions that meet your scheduling needs.


Turnkey Solutions

Trust EKG to handle your complex or technical projects. We have 27 years of EHS experience consulting & training experience.



EK Gillin & Associates Inc. (EKG) has been an industry leader for Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) consulting and training since 1990. We have an extensive and proven record for delivering comprehensive, sustainable, timely and cost effective solutions for our clients. Ultimately, our clients improve environmental health and safety practices, legal compliance and the bottom line by contributing to greater job satisfaction, quality and productivity.

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Using the principles of biology, chemistry, and physics and their extensive knowledge of environmental regulations, our environmental engineers and technologist develop solutions to the environmental problems oRead more
Ergonomists are responsible for studying the relationships between people and tools, equipment, working and living environments. Ergonomists apply their findings and knowledge to enhance the well-being, performRead more
An industrial hygienist has a background in engineering, chemistry, physics, or a closely related biological or physical science background. Industrial Hygiene is a science and art devoted to the anticipation,Read more
Our H&S Specialists have a broad knowledge base and can identify and solve complex Health and Safety issues while improving the client’s Health and Safety program through a wide variety of activities. EKG hRead more

“Great program, improved my understanding and confidence in performing surveys.”

Lindsay Mutcheson, IH Analyst, Vale Inco Ltd

“EKG’s claims management training program is a mandatory requirement for anyone handling WSIB claims for our Ontario facilities.”

Director HR, Tier 1 Automotive Provider

“Patrick leads a team trainers and educators armed with top notch, self developed curriculum for Safety and Health professionals. He strives to remain on the cutting edge of the knowledge curve and as a service provider was flexible to your needs.”

Kathleen Stinson, Manager OSH BC Ferries

“Very useful course focused on giving participants hands on skills and expanded vision.”

Carolin Cattoi-Demkim, Safety Officer, U Sask

“Our 19-year relationship with EKG for all things environmental health and safety says it all.”

Brad Schiel, Cleaver Brooks Canada

“I was pleasantly surprised that a medium sized firm based out of SW Ontario could provide services for all our service centres across Canada, and be competitive in each regional market. What I wasn’t surprised about was the attention to detail and consistency of service they provided.”

Ryan Robinson, OHSE Manager CHEP Canada Inc.

“I would highly recommend using EKG to provide services that require attention to detail, in-depth knowledge of a variety of manufacturing and office environments and the ability to communicate in a professional manner.”

Michael Orosz, Plant Manager Nova Steel

“The team at EKG provides my firm with additional manpower for large complex consulting projects. I trust them to deliver in a professional manner consistent with my expectations and those of my clients.”

Robert Duda, MBA P.Eng MPCI

“The presenter was great! His confidence & knowledge
gives me confidence to succeed! Thanks!”

CES Participant

“EKG has been a long term partner with our organization, providing solutions to all our external EHS needs, and enhancing our programs.”

Al Beck, Director HR Schaeffler Automotive/FAG Aerospace

“The EKG Course is unique in its design and delivery from other IH courses I have attended. The instructor was passionate about the topic, engaging and made sure everyone got exactly what they needed. The program was so effective it has become the baseline program for all of our H&S resources at Teck Coal.”

Karin Greenlees, Director EHS Teck Coal

“On a scale of 1 to 5,
I’d rate EKG Inc. as a 6!”

– Satisfied Customer

“We used several EHS consultant and training providers, until we realized that more and more EKG had exactly what we needed, and could deliver everything we asked at a high level while being cost effective.”

Scott McKee, HR Manager Denso Automotive

“Very dynamic. Lots of interaction.
The reviews each day were very helpful.”

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Organizations and their Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) managers consistently struggle to stay abreast of ever-changing EHS regulations. Common concerns amongst EHS professionals include:
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Effective March 1, 2019, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Policy 17-01-10 Cannabis for Medical Purposes (Policy) will take effect. WSIB did not have any specific policy addressing...
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The NEW CSA Z412-17 Office Ergonomics Application Standard for Workplace Ergonomics is in effect and represents the first significant update since 2000.   The new standard has adopted the process for...
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The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) has recently emboldened their enforcement efforts for some requirements included in O. Reg. 419/05. This regulation requires facilities to...
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Federal Occupational Health & Safety Hazardous Products Regulations Section 4.4.1 has been added Section 4.5 has been replaced April 4, 2018.
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National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) is our nation’s legislated, publicly‐accessible inventory of pollutants released (to air, water and land), disposed of and sent for recycling by industrial...
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I was recently out with a client who asked me to comment on a new initiative a supervisor had implemented in the office area of an industrial production plant. The supervisor felt that the workers...
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