Marco Simard is the President of Nouvelle Hauteur Inc. and has more than 20 years of experience at heights with fall protection equipment and rescue systems. He was extensively involved in the study, development, and implementation of many programs for fall protection and rescue over the past fifteen years.
Before starting his company, Marco Simard held the position of training and safety officer within the CN Bridges and Structures department. His responsibilities included providing consulting services to internal clients, coordinating safety on worksites and conducting various training programs across Eastern Canada.
Simard has been a voting member of the technical committee (CSA) for fall protection for 14 years, and currently sits on the scaffolding committee (CSA).
He coordinated the development and training for all fall protection programs at CN. In addition, he trained more than 5000 employees, government safety officers, and workers in fall protection and rescue, in such diverse fields as telecommunications, wind energy, ski resorts, and others.