John Hawes


John Hawes is the CCO and co-founder at SureHire Occupational Health Testing. John graduated in 2001 from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy. From 2001 until 2013 John was a treating therapist and co-owned three physical therapy clinics. In 2005, John and his business partner started SureHire, an occupational health testing company based in Edmonton Alberta.

John has used his knowledge of physical therapy and interest in ergonomic and biomechanics to devise fit for work testing unlike anything seen in Canada before. SureHire grew quickly and expanded its services to become one of the largest occupational health testing companies in Canada.

John’s primary role in the company now is on research and best practices for every type of testing that SureHire offers. John’s belief is that occupational health testing is an ever growing and evolving field and requires continual refinement regarding policies, procedures and embracing new technologies to get the best possible employees. This helps improve the overall health of the workforce and also provides companies with the best possible picture of their workforce, both as a whole and of each individual worker.

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