Peter Strahlendorf, S.J.D., CRSP, CSP, Associate Professor, School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University
Peter is a frequent guest speaker at health and safety seminars and conferences across Canada. He has served on the Board of Governors of the Board for Canadian Registered Safety Professionals, as Vice-Chairperson. His interests involve health and safety management systems, the internal responsibility system, due diligence, the role of workplace health and safety committees, and other legal and managerial issues in health and safety. Since 1986, he has been teaching in both the daytime degree program and with Ryerson's Continuing Education division, the G. Raymond Change School.
Peter graduated from Queen's University with a degree in both Biology and Law, and later graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor's in Environmental Studies. In the early 1980's, he practiced law with the firm of Borden & Elliot in Toronto and in 1983 began consulting in the areas of occupational and environmental health and safety. In 1987, he received his Master of Laws from the University of Toronto on the subject of worker and community rights. In 1991, he received his doctorate in law from the University of Toronto.