Calgary Chapter


Happy New Year! What health and safety resolution are you putting into practice?  We hope one of them is to work on your safety education and networking this year and that we will see you out at one of our events. We have a lot of exciting events planned in 2019!

Upcoming Events
Register now for key events at http://csse.org/site/chapters/calgary/events or via the contact information provided below.

January 23, 2019 - NE Lunch n Learn - Assessing Competency Based on Regulatory Requirements (Speaker: Robert Day). Does ensuring your workers have the right tickets and an orientation cover off your responsibilities for ensuring competence? Find out at this session!

January 29, 2019 - Downtown Lunch n Learn - Assessing Competency Based on Regulatory Requirements
 (Speaker: Robert Day)

February 21-22, 2019 - Alberta Health and Safety Conference - Edmonton, Alberta. https://hsconference.ca/ 

March 7, 2019: Advancing the Safety Culture - A Case Study Approach to Achieving Outstanding Results. This will be one of our very popular full day session so mark it on your calendar now. As with our other full day sessions, there will be lots of useful content and approaches to take back to your workplace. You may want to extend the invitation to your Operations personnel as well.

May 7, 2019 - NAOSH Education Day: Mark your calendar now for this terrific one-day grouping of topical sessions, to be held at the Glenmore Inn in Calgary. This is a low cost way to learn from the best, connect with OHS Professionals.  Sessions are always technical in nature and aimed at providing useful takeaways for any organization. 

September 22-27, 2019 - CSSE PDC - Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Other Updates

CSSE Guide to OH&S Certifications and Designations: Trying to decide which certification fits you? Or which one to work on? Or maybe you would like a tool to help describe the various certifications and what they mean to your organization. This guide is available for free at https://csse.in1touch.org/site/about/publications .

Space on the CSSE Calgary Executive -
Are you interested in a role on the Executive? We currently have the following roles open:  Chair, 2nd Vice Chair and Secretary. Nominations close February 1, 2019 and we will have electronic voting from February 9-22, 2019. If you are a member in good standing of the National CSSE and are interested in any of these positions, contact [email protected] with your name, contact information, a photo, and a short biography. To apply for the Chair position, you must have past experience in a CSSE chapter in an Executive role.

Coming Soon - Competency Skills Assessment:
  Wondering where you really stack up in your EHS technical skills? Are you a novice or a SME? More details coming soon!

CSSE's Leadership Program: Want to know more about the CSSE Calgary Leadership Program? Read more about it here!

CRSP Study Group:
Getting ready to take your CRSP exam?  CSSE Calgary is holding a study group on Tuesday nights at the Nosehill Library from 6:30-8:00pm. Please RSVP with Krissi Markowsky at [email protected] .

Volunteers Needed

Social: Are you social, like planning events and connecting with others? Contact our Social Chair, Stephanie Raill, at [email protected] to learn more! Even if you would like to coordinate a single event, we would love to hear from you. As an example, many of you indicated that you would like to see a Dinner planned for members - would anyone like to take that on?

2019 NAOSH Committee: Althought it seems far away right now, planning for 2019's NAOSH Education Day is starting already. What topics should we be considering (our focus is on issues that may not be well represented or that are new and that apply to all areas of OHS)? What should our focus workshop look at? If you have some thoughts around this, like to design handouts, or just are happy to help on the day off, please let April know at [email protected]

Hope to see you at our next event or hear from you soon!
- Your CSSE Calgary Executive


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