Chris Forward

Harvey’s Oil

Chris is a proud Newfoundlander, born and raised in St John's. His family operated a heating oil company, which was eventually sold to A. Harvey & Co. Ltd. Chris holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Memorial University. Currently, he is the General Manager of Harvey's Oil Ltd., a Petro Canada partnership that sells and distributes petroleum products throughout Newfoundland. Chris is a champion of health & safety in the workplace, and recently received an award presented by the NL Occupational Health and Safety Organization to honour his commitment to his co-workers and their health & safety. Chris is the past president of Boys and Girls Club of St John’s, a board member of Shallaway Youth Choir and is the Co-Chair of Pride at Work Canada.

1:30 - 2:30

Thursday 13th May

Good Safety…Good Business (Panel Discussion)

There are a wide variety of reasons why occupational health & safety is critical for running a successful business.  Companies can incur significant savings in the long run by prioritizing safety. “Safety does not cost, it pays”. Our panelist will speak to the facts that make their business a success.