Yardstick acquires Grand River Occupational Health and Safety Inc.

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Jenson Quon
Danatec by Yardstick Training

Yardstick continues to expand its safety portfolio across Canada

Calgary, Alberta:  Danatec by Yardstick Training and Grand River Occupational Health & Safety Inc. are proud to announce the combination of two industry-leading safety organizations, focused on delivering safety expertise and excellence in the Occupational Health and Safety industry across Canada.

Yardstick had been attracted to Grand River Occupational Health & Safety due to their strong industry reputation, commitment to their “safety first” approach and attitude of customer excellence. The two organizations under Yardstick Training will combine efforts to focus on delivering premium safety solutions, award-winning training, leading edge technology and expert safety services across Canada.

“Our clients are consistently asking for us to solve complicated safety-sensitive issues.  This could be safety training, technology solutions, safety staffing, auditing or consulting.  By investing in Grand River Occupational Health & Safety Inc. this focus just further cements our geographical expansion and will allow us to service customers coast to coast,” says Greg Britton, General Manager, Yardstick Training OH&S.

“The opportunity to be a part of the Yardstick family, leverage award-winning training and technology, and being able to grow our safety staffing and consulting across Canada; was an opportunity we just couldn’t pass up,” says Wes Mazur, Founder of Grand River Occupational Health & Safety Inc.  “Our focus has always been to provide excellence to the safety industry, and Danatec by Yardstick Training has always been a company with the same values. We are now able to provide robust safety products and services to our existing Grand River OHS customers as well as grow beyond our existing market. We couldn’t be more excited for this next stage of growth.”

“We are disrupting the safety industry,” says Trevor Gartner, President Yardstick Training. “Our commitment to growing out into eastern Canada, and abroad, with the industry’s best people, products and services just solidifies our commitment to making people safer in workplaces everywhere.”

About Yardstick

As one of Canada’s leaders in online learning and high-stakes assessment, Yardstick draws on the latest developments in computer and web technology to deliver rigorous and creative online testing and training. Yardstick experts partner with subject matter experts, employers, and industry regulators to train, certify and verify today’s workforce. Yardstick has won numerous awards for business growth and entrepreneurship and was recently named one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures. www.getyardstick.com

About Danatec by Yardstick Training

Danatec is a world-leading provider of occupational health and safety training and education. From award-winning materials that are easily customizable, to personalized consulting services and training programs tailored to diverse needs, Danatec has everything needed to keep your organization safe and compliant. www.danatec.com

About Grand River Occupational Health & Safety Inc.

As a leading OH&S provider, our team of experienced Health & Safety Professionals collaborate with clients to understand and comply with the various acts, regulations, and other safety standards that apply to their workplace. We help them identify solutions to meet today’s ever-changing health and safety landscape.

For more information, please contact:
Jenson Quon, Marketing Specialist
jquon@danatec.com Ph: 403-723-5614