John Lewis is a safety and risk management consultant. He has taught ‘marine fire fighting for land-based fire fighters’ to many departments in Canada, Ireland and the US. He also teaches Confined Spaces Entry and Rescue, Emergency Response, Small Vessel Operations, and Oil and Chemical Handling. John consults on these and related safety topics, is a Master Mariner, and managed the BC Fire & Safety Training Centre for 10 years (1987-1997). John has co-authored two textbooks: 'Marine Fire Fighting' and 'Marine Fire Fighting for Land-based Fire Fighters'. John has worked for the US Department of Justice, reviewing ship fire incidents and is a member of the National Working Group on Marine Chemical Emergency Response for Canadian Coast Guard. He is also a member of the Pacific Regional Advisory Council on Oil Spill Response. He frequently makes presentations at industry and port seminars and conferences.
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