Local services

Celebrating and Supporting Our Region

Occupational Health Department

The OHSE&E department is a brand-new concept for the FMFN that will specialize in occupational health and safety, community safety initiatives, emergency disaster management and contract security, police, fire and ambulance.

The goal of this division is to provide support, training and education to First Nation employees, members and residents, as well as provide the tools to a safe and healthy lifestyle at home or on the job. This division will work at updating existing agreements, policies and procedures and develop alliances within these specific industries to create a successful and streamlined approach.

Contact:


Angela McKenzie
Director, Occupational Health Safety Environmental and Emergency Services (OHSE&E)
W: 780.828.2415 | E: amckenzie@fortmckay.com


Moe Handous
Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor
C: 780.742.4599 | E: mhandous@fortmckay.com

To  create a proactive and positive safe culture on the job or at home, it is important to contact the correct staff directly to ensure the situation is properly investigated and / or follow-up actions are assigned.

For:  

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES/COMPLAINTS/REPORTS

please contact:

Angela McKenzie, OHSE Director

N: 780-370-7319

amckenzie@fortmckay.com

Moe Hanous, HSE Advisor

N: 780-742-4599

E: mhandous@fortmckay.com

FOR:

COMMUNITY SAFETY ISSUES/COMPLAINTS/REPORTS please contact:

Angela McKenzie, OHSE Director

N: 780-370-7319

amckenzie@fortmckay.com

Director Biography:

Angela McKenzie, Director of Occupational Health Safety Environmental and Emergency Services (OHSE&E)

Angela McKenzie started with the Fort McKay First Nation in 2012 as the Health, Safety and Environmental Manager. She introduced workplace health and safety to the Fort McKay’s Capital Projects Department.

Angela holds an HSA and NCSO designation with the Alberta Construction Safety Association, which was obtained in 2011 while working at Atco Structures and Logistics. Angela then moved to the Fort McKay Group of Companies, where she was employed as a HSE Advisor, specifically; in the mining industry at Syncrude and Shell with Muskeg Mountain, trucking and fuel handling with Muskeg Distributors, deliveries with logistics, as well as the industrial park. While employed with Fort McKay First Nation, Angela completed her OHS Certificate, Worker’s Compensation seminars and is currently completing her Construction Management certificate with Keyano College, with plans to complete her MBA this fall. Angela also holds a membership with the Canadian Society of Safety Engineers (CSSE) – Fort McMurray chapter and attends monthly member meetings, including the Wood Buffalo Safety Committee meetings.

These valuable experiences have provided Angela with the necessary skills and training to excel in her new position.

Angela has recently introduced an OHS system that has met industry standards and is COR approved, including new hire orientation, HSE daily summary reports, incident reporting matrix, disability management, supervisor and employee training job specific training.

Angela has also been appointed the Director of Emergency Management (DEM) and has attended conferences and training sessions with the Alberta Emergency Management Agency.

Police

The Wood Buffalo Detachment of the RCMP (The Fort McMurray Rural Unit) offers policing services to the Fort McKay community. As one of the largest geographical policing jurisdictions in Canada, the Detachment provides federal, provincial, and municipal law enforcement to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and Wood Buffalo National Park. The Detachment is composed of five main departments: Community Policing/Victim Services, Plain Clothes Section, Police Dog Services, Forensic Identification Services, and Traffic Enforcement.

The Detachment leads a variety of activities in the local community, including ATV Safety, Bicycle Helmet Safety, Impaired Driving presentations, D.A.R.E. presentations, Remembrance Day commemorations, Youth Floor Hockey Nights, Treaty Days, Carnival Days, and Community Clean-Up Days.

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Location
105 Paquette Drive (in Timberlea)

Contact Information

Emergencies: 911
Non-Emergency Calls: (780) 788-4000
Switchboard: (780) 788-4040

Superintendent

Kirke Hopkins, Officer in Charge
Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment
105 Paquette Drive
Fort McMurray, AB T9K 0P5

Fire Services

The Fort McKay Fire Department is a non-profit organization consisting of over 16 members dedicated to ensuring the safety of the Fort McKay community and its surrounding areas. The Fire Department’s members are all volunteers.

Contact Information

Mel Grandjamb, Fire Chief
Emergencies: 911
Phone: (780) 714-4411
Email: mel@fortmckayresources.com

Deputy Fire Chief: Ron Quintal
Deputy Fire Chief: Kathleen Faichney
Captain: James McIssac