2019 Workplace Health & Safety Conference
 
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Sunday, April 14, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pmExhibitor Registration and Setup
Exhibit Hall
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmAGM and Board Hosted Dinner
Prince George Hotel
3:00 pm - 5:00 pmAttendee Early Registration
Registration & Information Area

Monday, April 15, 2019
7:30 am - 9:00 amRegistration with Coffee & Muffins in the Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall
7:00 am - 4:00 pmHealth & Wellness Pavilion
Exhibit Hall
9:30 am - 3:00 pmProfessional Head Shots - Sponsored by Safety Services Nova Scotia
No location
9:00 am - 9:30 amConference Opening
Plenary Room
Patrick Ledwell, Master of Ceremonies
9:30 am - 10:30 amSafety Counts Because Everybody Counts
Plenary Room
Alvin Law CSP, HoF, Professional Speaker
9:45 am - 10:15 amExhibitor Information Session
Room 101
10:30 am - 11:00 amBreak in Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 12:00 pmPhysiology Based Approach To Fatigue
Room 109
Speaker: Dr. Mike Wahl, Research Fellow , Medisys Health Group & Memorial University
Emergency Services: Put Yourself in our Boots.
Room 101
Speaker: Cliff O'Brien, Superintendent, Calgary Police Service
Beyond Hearing Protection: Noise Safety And Hearing Loss Prevention At Work
Room 103
Speaker: Alison Butler, Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist, Canadian Hard of Hearing Association - Newfoundland and Labrador
Due Diligence for Third-party Health & Safety
Rooms 106/107
Dr. Peter Strahlendorf B.Sc., LL.B., B.E.S., LL.M., SJD, CRSP, CSP, Associate Professor , School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University
Managing Your Energy For Productivity And Health
Room 104
Speaker: Debi Hartlen MacDonald, Small Business Strategist, New Life Business Solutions
CSA Z412-17 - Office Ergonomics - An Application Standard For Workplace Ergonomics
Room 102
Pamela Dempster BA, BScOT, CMWA, CCPE, Founder & Senior Health & Wellness specialist , Dempster Wellness
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunch, Exhibit Hall & Vendor Presentations
Exhibit Hall
12:15 pm - 12:45 pmLevitt Safety - Effective Methods for Declassifying Hazardous Spills
Room 102
Sleep Therapeutics - Sleep Better, Work Better, Live Better!
Room 103
Scene Safety - Leverage wearable connected technologies and data
Room 101
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmHilti Canada - An Overview of the Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) dust hazards.
Room 103
St. John Ambulance NS/PEI - AED/ CPR Implementation & Demonstration
Room 102
ComplyWorks - Beyond Prequalification
Room 101
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmApplying Risk Assessment At The Worker Level
Rooms 106/107
Speaker: Daniel Roberts, Senior Manager/Electrical Safety Consulting, Schneider Electric
Rescue Planning Workshop PART 1
Room 103
Speaker: Greg Lynch, Emergency Response Team Superintendent, West White Rose Project , Technical Rope and Rescue Inc.,
Implementing Effective Sun Safety for Outdoor Workers - Workshop PART 1
Room 102
Speaker: Thomas Tenkate, Director of the School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University
Dr. Peter Strahlendorf B.Sc., LL.B., B.E.S., LL.M., SJD, CRSP, CSP, Associate Professor , School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University
The Face Of Workplace Tragedy - Threads of Life
Room 109
Michael Johnston, Speaker, Threads of Life
Understanding the Interrelationships, Intersections and Workplace Obligations Within Employment Legislation - Workshop PART 1
Room 101
Speaker: Mary Morris, Employer Advisor, Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society
Jeannette Combes, Instructor, Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society
Working to Well: Managing the People and Financial impacts of Workplace Injury.
Room 104
Speaker: Paul Angelopoulos, Manager of Practice Leadership,, Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Brian Field, Manager, Business Intelligence, Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmBreak in Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmGetting To The Root Of Root Cause Analyses
Room 104
Speaker: Stewart Sampson, Consultant and Educator, Safety Services Nova Scotia
Rescue Planning Workshop PART 2
Room 103
Speaker: Greg Lynch, Emergency Response Team Superintendent, West White Rose Project , Technical Rope and Rescue Inc.,
Implementing Effective Sun Safety for Outdoor Workers - Workshop PART 2
Room 102
Speaker: Thomas Tenkate, Director of the School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University
Dr. Peter Strahlendorf B.Sc., LL.B., B.E.S., LL.M., SJD, CRSP, CSP, Associate Professor , School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University
Resiliency in the Work Place after Disability.
Room 106
Speaker: Eric Payne, Public Speaker
Understanding The Interrelationships, Intersections and Workplace Obligations Within Employment Legislation - Workshop PART 2
Room 101
Speaker: Mary Morris, Employer Advisor, Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society
Jeannette Combes, Instructor, Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society
Research And Practice Based Evidence To Support Employees With Depression.
Room 107
Speaker: Dwayne Van Eerd, Scientist, Institute for Work & Health
An Update on Occupational Health and Safety in Nova Scotia
Room 109
Harold Carroll, Executive Director, Occupational Health and Safety, Dept. of Labour and Advanced Education
5:00 pm - 8:00 pmSocial/Networking Event
Durty Nelly's Irish Pub @ 1645 Argyle Street Halifax, NS

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
7:30 am - 8:30 amHot Breakfast Buffet in Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall
7:30 am - 1:00 pmHealth & Wellness Pavilion
Exhibit Hall
7:45 am - 8:15 amSafety Services Nova Scotia - Breathe Easy: Making Respiratory Protection Programs that Work for You
Room 101
Speaker: Stewart Sampson, Consultant and Educator, Safety Services Nova Scotia
8:30 am - 9:45 am The Knowing Doing G.A.P.
Plenary Room
Speaker: Gair Maxwell, Professional Speaker
10:00 am - 11:00 amHow To Manage Electrical Safety In The Workplace
Room 103
Speaker: Jonathan Travis, Co-Founder, Leaf Electrical Safety
Standard Of Care - The Challenge
Room 106
Speaker: Grant Aune, President and CEO, Advantage Fleet Services Inc.
The Internal Responsibility System
Room 107
Matthew Munroe, Workplace Consultant, Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
David Welsh, Education and Outreach Officer, Safety Branch, Department of Labour and Advanced Education
Mental Health: Stress And Burnout In The Workplace - Sponsored by St. John Ambulance
Room 109
Speaker: Diana Parks, Director of Learning, St. John Ambulance
Workplace Violence Prevention Starts With Civility And Respect - Workshop PART 1
Room 101
Sonya Tonkovich, Occupational Health and Safety Specialist , Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
Beyond Traditional Testing: A Framework For Safety Sensitive Environments And Legalized Marijuana
Room 104
Speaker: Dr. Farrell Cahill, Head of Research, Horizan Occupational Health Solutions
Building A Better Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee – And A Safer Workplace - Workshop PART 1
Room 102
Speaker: Yvonne O'Reilly, Owner, O'Reilly Health & Safety Consulting
Optional Offsite Tour ($20.00)- Pratt & Whitney Canada Halifax manufacturing site
Off site Tour Meeting Area - Registration Desk
11:00 am - 11:45 amExhibit Hall & Break
Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNon Servare Cupiam Aut Servare Cupiam: The 5w's Of Safety-related Discipline
Room 104
Speaker: David Powers, Director of Health, Safety and Environment, Oxford Frozen Foods Limited
Cannabis Is Legal, Now What? How To Safely Manage The Impact Of Legalization In Your Workplace
Room 103
Speaker: Dan Demers, Director, CannAmm Occupational Testing Services
Stakeholder Experiences with LAE and WCB
108
Moderator: Robin Angel, Department of Labour and Advanced Education
Moderator: Deanna Harnish, Manager, Manufacturing Integrated Service Team, Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Luke Freeman, Harry Freeman and Son Limited
Tom Rudolph, Director of HR/OHS , Farnell Packaging
Andrew Walker, Manager of Safety Atlantic , Kent
Mindfulness-in-action: Core Competency For Health & Safety Culture & Leadership
Room 109
Speaker: Geoffrey Soloway, Founder and Chief Training Director, MindWell-U
Workplace Violence Prevention Starts With Civility And Respect - Workshop PART 2
Room 101
Speaker: Sonya Tonkovich, Occupational Health and Safety Specialist , Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
Advancements In Managing Corrosive Chemical Burns
Room 106
Speaker: David Wootten, National Prevor Product Manager, Levitt-Safety
Building A Better Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee – And A Safer Workplace - Workshop PART 2
Room 102
Speaker: Yvonne O'Reilly, Owner, O'Reilly Health & Safety Consulting
Optional Offsite Tour Continued ($20.00)- Pratt & Whitney Canada Halifax manufacturing site CONTINUED
Off site Tour Meeting Area - Registration Desk
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmBring it on…Strategies to Create a Positive Workplace
Plenary Room
Meg Soper, Motivational Humorist Speaker