Who we are

Lake Country Environmental is an Owner-Operated company located in Lake Country, BC.

The company was established with the objective of providing practical solutions to the various environmental, health & safety challenges faced by various industries and to assist clients with carving successful paths through ever-changing regulatory requirements. We deliver safe, high quality work to all of our projects. We serve all of Western Canada, from small to large scale projects.

Why Choose Us

Our objective is to provide practical solutions to environmental, health & safety challenges faced by various industries.

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With over 5 years of experience in environmental health and safety, Lake Country EHS can provide solutions to any workplace health and safety or biological challenges your business may face.

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Lake Country EHS prides itself on delivering the highest quality product from our WorkSafeBC compliant Health and Safety programs as well as environmental permit applications and reports. We provide consistent products and services that will meet your business needs.

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Lake Country EHS will ensure your project runs smooth and is successful in permitting approvals, regulatory compliance, developing a healthy and safe work culture, and in protecting the environment and your business assets.

Our Team

Staff of Lake Country Environmental Health and Safety Services

Shannen Beckinsale


Shannen Beckinsale, Principal of LC Environmental, Health & Safety Services has a B.Sc. (Hons) in Environmental Biology, is a qualified National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) and has been working in the industry on small residential to large industrial scale projects for over 7 years. Her expertise lies in the areas of: wildlife biology, regulatory permitting and compliance, construction environmental & health and safety management, employee engagement and education.

She is registered as a Professional Biologist with the Association for Professional Biology (APB), the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists (ASPB) and the College of Applied Biology in British Columbia (CAB-BC). 

Allysha Merritt


Allysha has 7+ years working in the construction and mining industry. Her professional and personable approach makes her a successful leader in our organization. She is efficient in solving technical problems and implementing solutions. Her diverse background produced a unique set of skills and experiences. This skillset allows her to excel in fast paced production environments with efficiency. 

Allysha oversees all our workplace health and safety customers, from developing custom occupational health and safety (OH&S) programs, management systems, implementation and administration go OHS programs, employer, supervisor and employee training and project-specific planning. She is well versed in WorkSafeBC and WCB Alberta workplace injury and incident management and assists our customers in navigating the ever-changing regulatory framework.

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Paul Beckinsale

Red Seal Tradesperson, Safety Trainer

Paul has 35+ years working in the construction industry as a red seal welder and ironworker. Paul has 15+ years of instructor experience as a welding instructor and safety trainer for various mobile equipment including forklift, aerial work platform, new worker orientation training, fall protection and more!

Paul is IVES Certified in: Aerial Lifts, Telehandler and Forklift as well as Honeywell Certified in Fall Protection (OSSA and Non-OSSA)

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Chelsea Shaver


Chelsea is an NCSO-in Training and is very hands-on as a safety advisor for our team. She develops and implements OHS programs for our customers, including facilitation and delivery of: safety meetings, joint safety committee member training and meetings, execution of workplace hazard assessments, assignment of corrective actions and is on-call for workplace incident and injuries. Chelsea is organized and professional in her role as a Safety Advisor and has also recently completed her Occupational First Aid Level 3 training. 

Kim Warner

Environmental professional

Kim Warner graduated with a B.Sc. (H Hons) in Biology and has 15 years of experience working with a variety of industries in the environmental consulting field. She has demonstrated strengths in environmental monitoring for construction projects, environmental assessment and research, wildlife management and project management. 

She is registered as a Professional Biologist with the College of Applied Biology in British Columbia (CAB-BC) and the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists (ASPB).


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What our happy customers are saying

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Rob Penny
Owner, Pencore Developments Inc.

“I have had the pleasure of working with Shannen while she developed and implemented our HSE program. Shannen is dedicated to creating a more sustainable, green business environment, and continues to find new ways to improve the environmental impact people are having on the environment. Her attention to detail and innovative thinking are outstanding, and her focus on creating a more sustainable green business environment is refreshing. Her environmental program creation such as company composting, increased recycling and waste reduction programs are a true model for other companies to follow. I have no reservations about recommending Shannon and Lake Country Environmental & HSE Services to any company that is looking on improving their Health, Safety, and Environmental programs.”

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Lydia Schreier
Project Coordinator, Golder Associates

“I had the privilege of working with Shannen on many environmental projects and I was always impressed by her attention to detail, work ethic, and professionalism with our clients. Her regulatory expertise, positive attitude and strong leadership skills, made her a valuable member of the Project Management Team.”

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Joanna Luong-Tran
Environment & Regulatory Approvals, Suncor Energy

“Shannen was very knowledgeable, approachable and very helpful to various  Fort Hills project members.  She was an important member of the Regulatory and Environment team at Fort Hills. Her  role was key to providing communication between the engineering, construction and health, safety and environment teams and bringing expertise of the Canadian regulatory/environmental framework to these areas. She provided valuable insight into applying regulations and environmental protection guidelines to the field level – her passion for the environment and biological systems driving her forward-thinking work ethic.”

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Jason Wyman
Project Manager, Suncor Energy

“Ms. Beckinsale’s support in assisting our project team to fully understand our corporate regulatory obligations and practically communicate them to our various stakeholders was much appreciated. As the project transitioned from engineering into construction, her expertise and approachable demeanour were especially very helpful in ensuring field activities were coordinated/executed in a timely and sustainable fashion.

Get in Touch

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Unit 205 171 Commercial Drive
Kelowna, BC V1X 7W2

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