2018 Workplace Health & Safety Conference
Sunday, April 8, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmAttendee Early Registration

Monday, April 9, 2018
7:30 am - 9:00 amRegistration with Coffee & Muffins in the Exhibit Hall
9:00 am - 9:30 amConference Opening
9:30 am - 10:30 amKeynote: Mental Illness: It’s Time to Stop Being Weird About It - Sponsored by St. John Ambulance
10:30 am - 11:00 amBreak in Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 12:00 pmFlammable And Combustible Liquids Safety Is Everyone's ResponsibilityAre Your Employees Still Getting Injured and Sick? Let's talk about Total Worker Health & Wellness then. The Face of Workplace Tragedy Construction Contractor Safety Management - An Owner's PersectiveImplementing an Effective Fleet Safety Management SystemWorking to Well: Reducing the Impact of Workplace Injury
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunch, Exhibit Hall & Vendor Presentations
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Vendor Presentation: Discussion on Changes to the TDG Regulations. Presented by: Danatec Educational Services
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmVendor Presentation: Fentanyl - Preventing Occupational Exposures to Emergency Responders. Presented by: 3M ScienceVendor Presentation: Fall Protection Misconception. Presented by: ProTech Building Safety SystemsVendor Presentation: AEDs: A Heart Stopping Presentation. Presented by: St. John Ambulance NS/PEI
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmSafety Culture - Changing Culture, Behaviour, Routines and PracticesTHIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED: Workplace Mental Health Assessment - Time ManagementReturn to Work: All About the Numbers Behaviour Based Driver TrainingAn Update from Nova Scotia's OHS Special Prosecutor
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm3D Scanning & Immersive Techologies and How The are Changing the Reality of Safety!Mental Health AwarenessRisk Assessment Myth BustersLearn from the Best: Canada's Safest EmployersThe Impact of One DecisionImplementing ISO 45001 - Stories from the Trenches
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmBreak in Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmKeynote: Life is a Series of U-Turns - Sponsored by Halifax International Airport Authority
6:00 pm - 9:00 pmPub Night at Durty Nellys

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
7:00 am - 8:15 amExhibit Hall, Hot Breakfast and Early Riser Vendor Presentations
7:30 am - 8:00 amVendor Presentation - ProTELEC CHECKMATE
8:15 am - 9:25 amKeynote: Safety Leadership: It Starts And Ends With Me - Presented by Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and Labour and Advanced Education
9:30 am - 10:30 amEmerging Risks: DronesSafety Rollercoaster - Moving to Proactive SafetyEngineering our WorkforceCannabis -Medical and Recreational: What's the Difference and What are My Responsibilities?Workplace Tools & Resources: Worksafeforlife.caOptional Offsite Tour ($20): Falck Survivial Training Simulation Theatre TourOptional Offsite Tour ($20): Safety Tour - Halifax International Airport Authority Facility
10:30 am - 11:00 amExhibit Hall & Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pmDeveloping Occupational RequirementsPutting Yourself in Our Boots - Is Your Workplace Safe for Emergency Responders?"The CSI Effect" in Industrial Hygience PracticeThe Bumpy Road to Cannabis Legalization: Full of Pot HolesAm I Compliant? Ensuring Compliance with Chemical Exposure LegislationOptional Offsite Tour Continued: Falck Survivial Training Simulation Theatre Tour ContinuedOptional Offsite Tour Continued: Safety Tour - Halifax International Airport Authority Facility Continued
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmExhibit Hall & Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmA Story of Too Little Too Late for Workers Exposed to Hazards - Do We Know Enough for TomorrowSafety DNA - Unlocking the Code Behind Personal SafetyCommunicating to Employees in an Emergency Addressing Impairment in the WorkplaceStakeholder Experiences with LAE and WCB
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCorporate Wellness: Why is it Important & How to do It!New Developments In Noise ManagementSafety-Related DisciplinePhysio Care in the WorkplaceApplication of Electrical Safety Programs
3:00 pm - 3:15 pmBreak
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmKeynote: Real Revolution - Keeping up with Change!

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