Mark Miller

Safety Specialist


Mark has been with TGH Safety Consulting for 5 years as a Safety & Rescue Specialist.  Mark became an Assigned Tank Cleaning Supervisor for Imperial Oil in 2011.  Mark has 14 years of experience in the Fire Safety and Rescue field, including; 3 Municipal Fire Departments, Security and Emergency Response with Ford Windsor and First Aid Services and Disaster Management with the Canadian Red Cross.  He also has training in Confined Space and High Angle Rescue.  Mark was part of a Joint Health & Safety Committee for 5 years.   He has also undergone training with Canada Customs & Immigration

Certifications & Designations

Accident & Incident Investigation
Asbestos Awareness
Basic Safety Orientation
Basic Scaffold Safety
Behaviour Based Safety
Case Management
Confined Space Entry
Confined Space Entry & Rescue
CPR / First Aid / AED
Emergency Preparedness
Fall Arrest / Protection
Fall Protection Training
Fluke Meter
Fresh Air Supply Training
Gas Test Certification
Ground Disturbance
Ground Disturbance For Supervisors
Hazard Identification Training
IOL - P&D Site Orientation
IOL - PDM Reviews
IOL Contractor Safety Orientation
JSA Writing & Auditing
Labour Councillor
Lift Truck Operator
Lockout / Tagout
Near Miss Reporting
Observation Based Safety
Permit Writing
Petroleum Oriented Safety Training
Rescue From Heights
Respirator Fit Testing & Training
Root Cause Analysis
Safe Driving
Safe Work Permit Training
Safety & Health Law
Safety Watch
Supervisor Training
Supplied Air / Respirator Fit Testing - SABA/SCBA
Tank Cleaning Safety Procedures
Transportation Of Dangerous Goods
WHMIS Refresher
Work Permit Training
Working At Heights

Key Skills

Job History

Above Ground Tank Cleaning
   - Inspect confined space entry rescue equipment and rescue plan
   - Perform gas testing (O2, CO, H2S, LEL, BENZENE AND TOTAL HYDROCABON)
   - Inspect internal floating roof
   - Coach contractor using Loss Prevention System (BBS)
Building Maintenance
   - Knowledge of fire code
Confined Space Rescue
   -  Create rescue plans, complete with diagrams
 -  Inspect confined space entry rescue equipment
   -  Ensure all work parties are aware and trained for their responsibilities
Electrical Installation
   - Actively participate in lock out tag out procedures
   - Upgrade main transformers on pipelines and distribution site
   - Ensure contractor tests for ZERO energy prior to starting job
   - Commission MOV’s
   - Ensure locates are done and contractor is aware of any issues
   - Ensure contractor has proper rescue gear
   - Ensure contractor does not leave excavation open to unauthorized people
Ground Repair
   - Ensure equipment checklist are done
   - Review locate drawing
High Angle Rescue
   - Assist in rescue plan
   - Review and inspect rescue equipment
   - Ensure all work parties are aware and trained in responsibilities
Internal Floating Roof Replacement
   - Replace seal from single to double wiper
   - Removal and inspection of pontoons
Insulation Installation
   - Install procedure with RCF
Lifting Tanks
   - Use of air bags and compressed air to lift tanks
   - Discussions with worst case scenarios and what to do if undesired event occurs
Pipeline Installation
   - Decommission and commission piping
   - Gas free piping
   - Ensure proper gasketing
   - Ensure drawings are up to date
   - Help contractor complete JSEP’s
   - Install valves, MOV’s
Plan Critical Lifts
   - Complete critical lift documentation
   - Review weight of load and crane lifting capacity charts
   - Crane inspections
   - Review lifting plan with crew
Plant Decommissioning
Pinning Legs
   - Review rescue plan and Job Safety Analysis (TASC card) with crews
   - Review use of SABA’s with crew
Rack Repairs
Stair and Walkway repair
   - Ensure repairs meet code
   - Ensure ‘as built’ drawings are maintained
Tank Maintenance
   - Coach on Job Safety Analysis development
   - Review rescue plan
   - Ensure work being done meets API requirements
   - Repair/maintain water draw, high/low suction piping, internal ladders, internal floating roof, seals, pontoons, sample system
   - Install handrails
   - Tank commissioning
   - Internal floating roof float tests
   - Man way installations
Roof Replacement
Floor Replacement
API Repairs
Soil Sampling
   - Work with drill rigs
   - Taking soil samples
Underground Tks.
Edmonton and Pierson
Rig Experience

Terminal Job History

Altona, AB
Inuvik, NWT
Wawa, ON
Corner Brook, NF
Manning, AB
Winnipeg, MN
Finch, ON
North Bay, ON
Fort Simpson, NWT
Sarnia, ON
Grande Prairie, AB
Sault Ste Marie, ON
Gretna, MB
Toronto (Finch), ON
Hay River, NWT
Vermillion Bay, ON
-Arborg, Assiniboia, Belleville, Bow Island, Calgary, Cochrane, Cornerbrook, Credit River (Pipeline), Edmonton (APPL/MAPL-Pipeline/Cottonwood-Retail), Finch, Fort McLeod, Fort Simpson, Fredericton, Grande Prairie, Gretna, Hay River, Inuvik, LaRonge, Lucky Lake, Manning, Nanaimo, North Bay, Ottawa, Pearson Airport, Raymore, Red Deer, Regina, Sarnia, Saskatoon, Sault Ste Marie, Sundre, Tisdale, Vermillion Bay, Virden, Wawa, Winnipeg, Yellowknife/Yellowknife Airport.


English - Native Speaker

Instructor In Courses


3 years / Fire Science Technology / Lambton College, Sarnia