2017 SSNS Workplace Health & Safety Conference
 

Agenda at a Glance

Sunday, April 9, 2017
1:00 pm - 6:00 pmExhibitor Setup
Main Ballroom 200 Level
1:00 pm - 6:00 pmRegistration Open
Registration & Information Area - Outside Room 201

Monday, April 10, 2017
7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration Open
Registration & Information Area - Outside Room 201
8:00 am - 11:30 amTHE ASSEMBLY OF SAFETY PROFESSIONALS [More Info]
No location
Exhibit Hall [More Info]
Main Ballroom 200 Level
Vendor Presentations [More Info]
Room 202/203 - Main Level
Optional Monday Tours [More Info]
No location
8:00 am - 9:30 amNS Work Sites– Who Am I? [More Info]
Room 100 - Lower Level
Speaker: Brad Proctor, Labour & Employment, McInnes Cooper
Transformational Leadership Drives Safety Excellence [More Info]
Room 204/205 - Main Level
Speaker: Glyn Jones M.A.Sc., P.Eng, CIH, CRSP, Partner, EHS Partnerships Ltd
9:00 am - 9:30 amThe spring is sprung, the grass is riz. I wonder where the boidie is..., by Stantec Consulting Ltd [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
9:30 am - 10:00 amBreak
Main Ballroom 200 Level
Sawstop demonstration by Stellar Industrial Sales [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
10:00 am - 11:30 amEnterprise Risk Management [More Info]
Room 100 - Lower Level
Speaker: Glyn Jones M.A.Sc., P.Eng, CIH, CRSP, Partner, EHS Partnerships Ltd
Safety Culture Assessment Masterclass: How to Understand Your Culture Without Using Surveys [More Info]
Room 204/205 - Main Level
Mark Fleming, Saint Mary's University
Explore Your OHS Career Pathway by University of New Brunswick [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
10:30 am - 11:00 amPet First Aid Demo by St. John Ambulance [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
Say It Isn’t So….Stories from Occupational Hygiene Sampling [More Info]
Room 203 - Main Level
11:30 am - 12:00 pmConference Opening [More Info]
Room 300 - Upper Level
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunch and Opening Keynote: Kickstart Your Whole Brain Potential [More Info]
Room 300 - Upper Level
Speaker: Bob Gray, CSP HoF, Speaker, Consultant and Memory Expert, Memory Edge
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmGoodbye Stress. Hello Life! [More Info]
Room 100 - Lower Level
Allan Kehler, Professional Speaker/College Instructor
HHB Big Lift & Safety Culture [More Info]
Room 101 - Lower Level
Jon Eppell, Big Lift Project Manager, Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB)
Peter Hollett, Safety Manager, Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB)
Ross Purdy, Safety Advisor, Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB)
Reporting and Interacting with WCB and LAE - Part I [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
Lise Jeffrey, Relationship Manager, Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Mitch MacGregor, OHS Officer, Labour and Advanced Education
Due Diligence for Senior Leadership: What your Boss Doesn't Know WILL Hurt Him! [More Info]
Room 203 - Main Level
Stewart Sampson, Principal, New Wave Occupational Health and Safety Services
Never Forget a Client’s Name: Access Gray’s F.A.C.E Method to Instantly Improve Relationships, Instill Trust, and Increase Retention [More Info]
Room 204/205 - Main Level
Bob Gray, CSP HoF, Speaker, Consultant and Memory Expert, Memory Edge
2:30 pm - 4:00 pmExhibit Hall & Break, Break Sponsored by Michelin [More Info]
Main Ballroom 200 Level
Explore Your OHS Career Pathway by University of New Brunswick [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
Pet First Aid Demo by St. John Ambulance [More Info]
Room 203 - Main Level
3:00 pm - 3:00 pmThe spring is sprung, the grass is riz. I wonder where the boidie is..., by Stantec Consulting Ltd [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
Train the Trainer - Ergonomic Champions Certification [More Info]
Room 203 - Main Level
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmSawstop demonstration by Stellar Industrial Sales [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMeet Michael - Chemical Safety. Are we Doing Enough? [More Info]
Room 100 - Lower Level
Kimberly Thomas, Safety Consultant, Safety Services Nova Scotia
High Risk Perception, Low Risk Reality: Safety Management for High Fidelity Training [More Info]
Room 101 - Lower Level
Greg Onions, VP, Operations, Falck Safety Services
Reporting and Interacting with WCB and LAE - Part II [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
Lise Jeffrey, Relationship Manager, Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Mitch MacGregor, OHS Officer, Labour and Advanced Education
Managing Safety at Dalhousie University [More Info]
Atrium - Upper Level
Jerry Aguinaga, EHS Director, Dalhousie University
Mental Health Awareness [More Info]
Room 204/205 - Main Level
Karl Hayes, Mental Health First Aid Instructor, St. John Ambulance
Laurel Hache, Mental Health First Aid Instructor, St. John Ambulance
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmAnnual General Meeting for Safety Services Nova Scotia (SSNS) [More Info]
Summit Suite - Elevator to 8th Floor
6:30 pm - 9:00 pmGhost Walk and Dinner on Citadel Hill (Ticket purchase required) [More Info]
Citadel Hill - Meet in WTCC for Transportation

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
6:30 am - 7:30 amYoga Session - 1 hour Vinyasa gentle flow class [More Info]
Atrium - Upper Level
7:30 am - 8:30 amExhibit Hall, Coffee & Vendor Theatres
Main Ballroom 200 Level
8:00 am - 10:00 amBreakfast and Keynote Presentation by Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and Labour and Advanced Education [More Info]
Room 300 - Upper Level
10:00 am - 10:30 amExhibit Hall & Break, Break sponsored by Michelin [More Info]
Main Ballroom 200 Level
10:30 am - 11:30 amHarry Houdini: Public Daredevil, Secret Safety Pioneer (Creating custom safety protocols for unusual working conditions and procedures) PART I [More Info]
Room 100 - Lower Level
The Face of Workplace Tragedy [More Info]
Room 101 - Lower Level
The Internal Responsibility System [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
How to Manage Electrical Safety in Your Workplace [More Info]
Room 203 - Main Level
Impacts of Legalization of Cannabis - Part I [More Info]
Room 204/205 - Main Level
Have Your Say On the Hottest OHS Topics of the Day - Part I [More Info]
Atrium - Upper Level
11:30 am - 12:30 pmHarry Houdini: Public Daredevil, Secret Safety Pioneer (Creating custom safety protocols for unusual working conditions and procedures) PART II [More Info]
Room 100 - Lower Level
Bullying: From the Schoolyard to the Workplace [More Info]
Room 101 - Lower Level
Whew - We Made it Through… What Do We Do Now? Flood response and health and safety risks for emergency and transportation crews [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
Impacts of Legalization of Cannabis - Part II [More Info]
Room 204/205 - Main Level
Have Your Say On the Hottest OHS Topics of the Day - Part II [More Info]
Atrium - Upper Level
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmExhibit Hall, Lunch & Vendor Theatres
Main Ballroom 200 Level
1:30 pm - 3:30 pmExhibitor Dismantle
Main Ballroom 200 Level
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmAn Update on Occupational Health and Safety in Nova Scotia [More Info]
Room 100 - Lower Level
Fast and Slow Risk Assessment: Are We Doing Both? [More Info]
Room 101 - Lower Level
The Core Capacities of Resilient Leaders - Part I [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
Learn from the Best: Canada’s Safest Employers [More Info]
Room 203 - Main Level
Tackling the Challenges of an Aging Workforce [More Info]
Room 204/205 - Main Level
2:45 pm - 3:45 pmAssess Risk, Target Action, Measure Outcome: The Health Risk Assessment [More Info]
Room 100 - Lower Level
Stop Searching for a Safety Culture, You Already Have One [More Info]
Room 101 - Lower Level
The Core Capacities of Resilient Leaders - Part II [More Info]
Room 202 - Main Level
The Next Level [More Info]
Room 203 - Main Level
Beyond the Coffee & Doughnuts: Recipes for an Effective and Successful Safety Committee [More Info]
Room 204/205 - Main Level
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmHealth Break
Room 300 - Upper Level
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmClosing Keynote: Seeing the World Through Safety Glasses [More Info]
Room 300 - Upper Level