National Life Safety Group, based in Toronto and Niagara Region, is a trusted consultancy firm providing leadership and innovation in Risk Management. Our group utilizes strategic leadership and tactical experience from both the private and public sectors with a focus on integrating Fire, Safety, and Security & Emergency Management across Canada and Internationally.

Our team posses real world, tactical and strategic experience, and specialize in protecting organizations, their family of employees, their operations and corporate reputation. It’s more than just code compliance. We are independent, and not aligned with any manufacturer or service provider – and are above all, trusted by a vast array of industries to provide a high level of advisory services.

We foster meaningful working relationships with both private and public sector clients in order to understand their individual needs and challenges, engaging all levels of management and front-line employees – that benefits the bottom line and creates innovative risk management platforms.

Jason D. Reid
Senior Advisor; Fire & Emergency Management

Jason Reid is a recognized building fire & emergency management specialist, known for innovative best practices in the integration of fire, safety & security in protecting critical infrastructure, high-rise buildings, mass venue & high / low risk facilities with vulnerable populations. Jason is a sought after industry speaker and has been recognized by his peers for his passionate delivery of critical lessons learned and best practices.

Jason’s work in Canada is diverse, including overseas work in Dubai, Brazil and Jamaica with a focus on fire, safety and emergency management in high risk facilities, Federal Buildings, Commercial & Residential High-rise, Health care facilities, mass assembly venues, world renowned shopping centres and leading Universities.

Jason actively volunteers with Industry Professional Associations and is currently the Director of Professional Development for the Ontario Association of Emergency Managers.

Prior to National Life Safety Group Jason led the design and development of the Fire & Emergency Management program for one of Canada’s leading tourist attractions, and high-rise commercial towers – the Toronto Eaton Centre –seeing over 130,000 people a day.

Prior to 2007, Jason attained the level of Platoon Chief & Supervisor after 10 years with the Emergency Services for BOMBARDIER Aerospace in Toronto, responsible for leading a team for Fire, Safety, Aircraft Rescue Firefighting & Emergency Response at an active airport and industrial facility spanning over 24 million sq./ ft., with over 4000 occupants.

Community / Industry Involvement

  • Pro-Bono work involving numerous charitable & non-profit organizations 2018, 2019 & 2020
  • Board of Directors; Ontario Association of Emergency Managers; April 2017 – Present
  • Board of Directors, Resilient Communities Ontario, 2015 – 2018
  • Board of Directors; Institution of Fire Engineers; Canada Branch, 2008 – Present;
  • Chair, Fire & Emergency Management Committee, Resilient Communities Ontario, 2015 – 2018.
  • Past Chair, Co-Chair; Building Owners & Management Association of Toronto (BOMA) – Emergency Management Committee.

Rebecca Gicante
Team Lead; Special Projects

Rebecca is a trusted member of the National Life Safety Group team providing unparalleled project leadership and service to our family of clients.

Rebecca is a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, and a graduate of Mohawk College’s three-year Advertising and Marketing Communications program. Additionally, Rebecca received professional writing certification from Niagara College, and has completed English studies at Athabasca University, and remains a passionate promoter of Personal / Professional health and safety.

Navpreet Ghotra
Building Fire Safety Specialist

Navpreet specializes in Civil Engineering and Building Fire Safety. Navpreet holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Windsor, and a Bachelor’s Degree, Civil Engineering, Punjab Engineering College. Navpreet is a certified instructor for the “Fire Safety Plan Implementation” Accredited training course for building Owners and staff – recognized for meeting the requirements of the Ontario Fire Code.

Jessica Weinhart
Fire Safety Consultant

Jessica is passionate about Fire Safety ! Jessica is a graduate of the Seneca College Fire Protection Engineering Technology program, and was a proud member of the Fire Protection Student Association.

Jessica is a certified instructor for the “Fire Safety Plan Implementation” Accredited training course for building Owners and staff – recognized for meeting the requirements of the Ontario Fire Code.

Kyle Klein, CPP, ABCP
Physical Security Specialist

Kyle Klein is a Senior Consultant for National Life Safety Group and is a Board Certified Protection Professional and recognized Security specialist. Kyle brings unique expertise in both Physical Security and Security Management designing, realistic, comprehensive and integrated Security Systems and assessments.

  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through ASIS International
  • Certified Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Levels 1 & 2
  • Disaster & Emergency Management Certificate from Ryerson University
  • Certified Association Business Continuity Professional through Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI)
  • Basic Emergency Management and Incident Management System Instructor with Emergency Management Ontario