UBSafe Inc. - 2 Offices to serve you

LANGLEY (Engineering):
9440 202 St
Unit 106
Langley BC V1M 4A6

KAMLOOPS (Business administration):
902 Raven Drive,
Kamloops BC V2B 8P1


T: +1 778 847-4047


UBSafe are active members of CSA Z434, Z142 and Z432 technical committees in development of the standards.


R. Ian Rood, AScT, P.Tech, CHSC, FS Eng (TÜV)

UBSafe Principal

Ian is responsible for overseeing areas of Machine Safety Consulting and Control Systems design. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of Machine Safeguarding and Control Systems Integration.
Ian has managed projects for companies as diverse as Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America (for design and installation of a retrofit on multiple tandem press lines with automated press to press transfer systems), PLC/Scada – Lafarge (Control systems specification, development and support), and Olivierri, (analysis and setup of safety systems).

In addition, Ian has developed a UBSafe Modular Workplace Safeguarding Training System – a comprehensive system for training in risk assessment and CSA standards – that he’s delivered to clients such as WorkSafeBC, FIOSA/MIOSA and numerous others. Ian is a Certified Professional Technologist (ASTTBC) and Functional Safety Engineer (certified by TÜV).

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Thomas Kokes P.Eng

Lead Design Engineer and Partner of UBSafe

Thomas has 20 years of experience in control system and electrical engineering and has been a Partner in UBSafe since 2011. Thomas has been exposed to a variety of projects in controls, automation and power distribution and in a broad range of industrial experience including light manufacturing, production facilities and heavy industries. Thomas now leads a group of engineers and designers on projects.

From 2009 to 2011, Thomas was an Engineer at Metro Vancouver’s Engineering & Construction Electrical, Instrumentation and Communications Department for Major (Capital) Projects, where his duties include providing engineering support services to various water/wastewater departments of Greater Vancouver including Water, Sewerage & Drainage and Waste Water Treatment Plants.  Engineering expertise including detailed design, construction support, project management and consultant project work supervision. Liaised with members of different departments including Operation & Maintenance

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Tracey Rood

Business Office Administrator

Tracey has over 20 years of experience in HR and business administration fields. Since joining UBSafe, Tracey has overseen operations and managed the business needs of the rapidly growing UBSafe team.


Steve Cuddington

Control System Designer

Steve is a graduate of the BCIT Mechatronics program and joined UBSafe 2016.  Since then he has been an active team member completing several PLC and Safety PLC software design projects including startup, commissioning and follow up maintenance training.


Rishab Dhoopar

Control System Designer

Rishab is also a graduate of the Mechatronics program at BCIT and joined UBSafe in 2017.  Rishab is currently focusing on learning the various UBSafe design standards and project execution methodologies.