About Us

About In-Scope Solutions

We are Dedicated to Providing Customized and Sustainable Solutions for Your Company

For over a decade In-Scope Solutions has been assisting a variety of industries with Human Risk Factors through a risk-based, data-driven approach. We are dedicated to providing your organization the information and tools it needs to enhance corporate culture and support organizational strategies.

With industry experience in Human Risk Factors such as fatigue, harassment, stress, and psychological health and safety, we offer your company a variety of consulting and training solutions.

Our team will work collaboratively with your key stakeholders to develop sustainable solutions. Our training options, from online training to live presentations, lunch-and-learns, and training workshops, will provide your employees the information they need to work productively, and engage them in a way that makes the learning fun.

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Our Unique Five Step Strategic Approach

We will then work collaboratively with your key stakeholders to develop comprehensive risk management strategies that are directly aligned with your organization's needs, safety management systems and business goals.

Implementation support then helps to guide your next steps. We will support you in change management strategies, strategic communication plans, finding project champions and engaging your employees and key stakeholders. We also provide comprehensive training solutions designed to assist in enhancing and evolving your workplace culture.

Finally, we assist with the post-implementation evaluation using KPI's and key metrics identified in step one.

Whether you want support with one of these steps or a comprehensive approach, we can customize the journey to meet your needs.

In-Scope Solutions Offers a Variety of Customized Services


In-Scope Solutions offers unique and customized business solutions for a broad range of industries. We specialize in Human Risk Factors by providing expertise in fatigue management, stress management, psychological health and safety, harassment prevention, conflict reduction, respectful workplaces and more.

For the past decade In-Scope Solutions has engaged with clients throughout Canada and in the United States. We have worked in a variety of industry sectors including the oil and gas industry, mining and resource extraction, aviation, engineering and aeronautics (NASA, NCAR/UCAR), transportation, construction, chemical processing, utilities, nuclear, manufacturing, pulp and paper, large utility, health care and many more.

Our team offers consulting services, live workshops and training, webinars, conference keynote presentations, event presentations and lunch ’n learns.

To support our clients’ ongoing training needs, including onboarding new employees, annual recurrent training, culture enhancement training, etc. In-Scope Solutions provides access to an extensive library of cost-effective online training courses.

In-Scope Solutions supports your organization by assisting you in optimizing your greatest asset – your employees.

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Susan Sawatzky President and Founder

Susan Sawatzky, B. Ed, CRSP, HSA, President of In-Scope Solutions, leads the organization and also provides consulting services, training and presentations. She has a long history of providing services in Human Risk Factors specializing in fatigue risk management, stress management, and psychological health and safety in the workplace. She consults with a variety of industries and works with clients across the United States and Canada.

Susan is an international speaker and keynote conference presenter. She has presented for a variety of conferences and organizations with notable clients, including the American Society of Safety Professionals, the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Direct Delivery Leadership Council, the Global Conference on Fatigue Management, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Susan is an instructor with the University of Alberta, the University of New Brunswick, and the University of Calgary, instructing numerous courses in their various OHS Programs. She has also worked for some of the certifying partners, including being the previous south region manager for the Alberta Construction Safety Association, as well as managing their virtual online training program. She also previously worked as an industry liaison manager for Energy Safety Canada.

Susan works directly with many industry groups and associations to assist them in guiding change throughout their industries through education and program development. She was involved in creating fatigue policy and guidelines for the Canadian oil and gas industry as the previous manager of their fatigue portfolio.

Susan’s numerous volunteer commitments include being the past president of the Alberta Society of Health and Safety Professionals, a newly formed society looking to gain regulatory oversight for the health and safety profession. She has also served on the Alberta Labour Working Group on Psychological H&S Issues in the workplace and volunteers with the CSSE. Susan has been a certified External COR HSE Auditor and is a CMHA-certified psychological health and safety advisor.

In her personal life Susan is an avid runner who is inspired by travel, scuba diving and doing international and environmental conservation volunteer work.

Kimberley Hobbs Vice President

Kimberley Hobbs is an independent consultant specializing in Human Risk Factors, including fatigue risk management, workplace harassment prevention, and psychological health and safety in the workplace. She brings a passionate and inspired perspective to In-Scope’s clients based upon 20+ years of combined experience in operations, risk management, and health & safety.

Kim is a skilled people leader and program manager with extensive experience across a variety of industries. She began her safety career in 2000, at a time when safety was not embedded into corporate culture as it is today. It was an exciting time to develop professionally and be a part of fundamental changes in corporate safety for many organizations. Kim’s technical and operational experience expands across a variety of industries, including technical environmental work in the oil & gas sector, municipal health & safety advising, and airfield maintenance and operations management for Canada’s fourth busiest international airport.

Kim is passionate about assisting organizations in optimizing their biggest asset, the employees. Utilizing a risk-based and objective approach she works with In Scope’s clients to provide a clear and measurable understanding of the operational and human cost benefits of effectively managing Human Risk Factors. Where areas of improvement can be found, Kim works with In-Scope’s clients to ensure that suitable and customizable solutions are optimized. She loves to share her experience and knowledge through training workshops, presentations and consulting.

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