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3rd Annual Learning Symposium


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All seats for the Health and Safety Learning Symposium for Employers and Workers are now full.
Email workshops@whscc.nl.ca if you would like your named added to a waiting list.

Thursday, October 15 2015, Holiday Inn, St. John's, NL

For further information please contact Heather Rogers at 709-778-2926 or 1-800-563-9000.


Agenda for Health and Safety Learning Symposium for Employers and Workers

8:00-8:45 - Registration

9:00-9:45 - Welcome/Safety Share - Ralph Tucker, Board Chair, WHSCC

Keynote Address - Partnership Success - Priority Employer Program - Ms. Leslie Galway, CEO, WHSCC

10:00-12:00 - Morning Sessions
(4 concurrent sessions – include break)

  • Lifecycle of a Claim: What employers need to know
  • Sitting all day? Think about MSI Prevention!
  • Tracking your training certificates - the Certification Training Registry
  • Important Lessons for Supervisors

12:00-12:45 - Lunch

12:45-1:15 - Keynote Address - "Safety Leadership" - CEO Safety Charter Signatory

1:30-2:30 - Afternoon Sessions (A)
(4 concurrent sessions)

  • Power Line Hazards
  • Fatigue Management
  • New OH&S Committee Program
  • Understanding the Experience Incentive

2:30-3:00 - Break

3:00-4:00 - Afternoon Sessions (B)
(4 concurrent sessions)

  • Violence Prevention in the Workplace
  • The Commission's OH&S Auditing Services
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Distracted Driving