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May 2020

Webinar: Answering your COVID-19 health questions – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar British Columbia Canada

Reopening and protecting workers in the plant  What do you need to know to reopen your manufacturing or food processing business safely—or to ensure your people are protected and your essential business stays open? Join Medical Health Officer Michael Schwandt, Vancouver Coastal Health and Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC CEO Lisa McGuire for a discussion of key factors in reopening and protecting workers.   Find out:  Critical factors to keep workers safe and your doors open   Key considerations to keep the virus out of the plant  Important things to…

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July 2020

National Injury Prevention Day

July 6
British Columbia Canada

Parachute's Canada's National Injury Prevention Day is a day to raise awareness around the importance of injury prevention and aid Canadians to live long lives to the fullest through education and advocacy. Health Canada recognizes this date as an official national Health Promotion Day. Parachute Canada shares messages on the importance of injury prevention and encourages supporters to do the same, tagging their social media posts with the hashtags #ParachuteNIPD and #TurnSafetyOn. Quick facts Preventable injury kills more Canadian children than…

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Virtual Workshop: You Matter – Build your Covid-19 Resiliency Plan- BC Municipal Safety Association

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:10 am
Virtual Workshop British Columbia Canada

An expert occupational health consultant with a background in workplace mental health will facilitate this free, interactive 70-minute workshop. Participants will reflect on how current challenges imposed by COVID-19 impact their profession and personal lives. The workshop will support participants to create a personalized resiliency plan to address their unique stress-points across the entire spectrum of needs: physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual. Space is limited to 10 participants, but other dates may be offered for this session.

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Webinar: Situation Not Normal – Is Your Mind on Your Driving?

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar British Columbia Canada

Take action to improve the safety of your employees who drive for work. Participate in this complimentary driving safety webinar offered by Road Safety at Work in partnership with the BC Forest Safety Council. Webinar Description When things aren’t normal, even the everyday tasks we perform -- like driving -- can be affected. We may not even realize that how we’re feeling is affecting how we’re driving. In this practical webinar, employees and employers will: Learn to identify the factors that…

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Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance – Operation safe driver week

July 12 - July 18
British Columbia Canada

During Operation Safe Driver Week, law enforcement agencies across North America engage in heightened traffic safety enforcement and education aimed at combating unsafe driving behaviors by both commercial motor vehicle and passenger-vehicle drivers. Activities are held across the United States, Canada and Mexico with the goal of increasing commercial vehicle and non-commercial vehicle traffic enforcement, safety belt enforcement, driver roadside inspections and driver regulatory compliance. In addition to enforcement, education is an important component of Operation Safe Driver Week. Law…

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September 2020

Webinar – At the Crossroads: How to Travel Through Intersections Safely

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar British Columbia Canada

Take action to improve the safety of your employees who drive for work. Participate in this complimentary driving safety webinar offered by Road Safety at Work in partnership with ICBC and sponsored by SafetyDriven - Trucking Safety Council of BC     Webinar Description About 60 percent of all crashes reported to ICBC occur at intersections. That’s not surprising since intersections are where vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists cross paths and where drivers need to make quick and complex decisions. You may…

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October 2020

Webinar – Understanding Substance Abuse – BC Municipal Safety Alliance

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom Webinar British Columbia Canada

Focusing on psychological impacts of COVID-19, this free, 5-Part series brings together industry experts and creates a dialogue on mental wellness in the workplace. Part 3: Exploring substance use and impacts during Covid-19 Recent research shows that we are using up to 40% more alcohol, opioid deaths are the highest ever in BC, and people are reporting more concerns about their substance use. Usually substance use is considered in the work context only when there are safety concerns or when…

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Coast Waste Management Virtual Annual Conference

October 7 @ 8:00 am - October 8 @ 4:00 pm
Virtual Conference British Columbia Canada

Coast Waste Management Association Annual Conference is the premier waste management industry and networking event on Vancouver Island. The goal of this annual event is to bring together leaders in the waste management community to exchange knowledge, inspire solutions, and build connections. This year's virtual conference will combine pre-recorded, live and on-demand sessions as well as ongoing chat and networking rooms for a lively, interactive event.

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Webinar – Support for managers and leaders: How to respond to your team’s psychological needs during COVID-19 – BC Municipal Safety Alliance

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom Webinar British Columbia Canada + Google Map

Focusing on psychological impacts of COVID-19, this free, 5-Part series brings together industry experts and creates a dialogue on mental wellness in the workplace. Part 4: Support for managers and leaders - How to respond to your team's psychological needs during COVID-19 Psychologist and Director of Mental Health Solutions at Sun Life Financial, Carmen Bellows, will cohost this session where you will learn the key elements to manage others who are experiencing mental health impacts. You will learn how to…

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Safety Connect – Global Virtual Environmental, Health and Safety Conference and EXPO

October 20 @ 9:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
Virtual Conference British Columbia Canada

Safety Connect is the first ever Global Virtual Environmental, Health and Safety Conference and EXPO! Safety Connect is a three-day virtual conference and expo dedicated to leadership, emerging trends, and innovations in the Environmental, Health & Safety Industry. This event is free for attendees and highlights include: Breakout sessions and live Q&A with Industry Experts. Exclusive VR Breakout Session - Network with peers in Virtual Reality! Online chat and video conference capabilities with exhibitors. Access to exhibitors’ virtual booths including…

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