Lydia N. Renton, B.Sc., CIH, ROH, FAIHA is the Director, Occupational Hygiene, Safety & Security with BluMetric Environmental Inc, an engineering and IH/OHS consulting firm headquartered in Ottawa. Initial work was for the Canadian federal government departments of Labour Canada and Health Canada. Several years were spent performing evaluations of workplaces for the Ontario Ministry of Labour in Eastern Ontario. She joined Bell-Northern Research in 1989 as corporate hygienist and had several roles, including manager of EHS, Nortel Semiconductors. She served on the Board of Directors of the WHSA (Workplace Health and Safety Agency) (2000-2002) as an Order in Council appointment. By actively developing, delivering and participating in loss control, health, safety and environment programs, she has guided, advised, trained and consulted to Senior Management, Health and Safety Committees, unions and employees in Canada and globally. She was honored by OHAO (Occupational Hygiene Association of Ontario) with the Hugh Nelson Award of Excellence in 2008, and by the AIHA as a Fellow in 2014. She has volunteered on several Boards, and was the President and on the Board of the CRBOH (Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists) (2000-2004); was Chair and Past Chair of the ABIH Board of Directors (2009 -2014); and is currently Chair of the AIHA FellowsSIG (2015-present) and Board of Directors for WHWB (Workplace Health Without Borders (2017-present). Lydia is co-Chief Oral Examiner for CRBOH, and an AIHA Distinguished Lecturer (2015). She is a recognized Cyanide Code auditor for the ICMI (International Cyanide Management Code) for gold mining operations.