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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Session
WF

Date
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Time
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Classification
All Audiences

Title of Presentation
OHS Auditing --- Ontario's Workwell Program Evaluation Approach

Session Description
An interactive session providing hands on use of the Ontario WSIB Workwell Evaluation Tool. Participants will have an opportunity to review, score and develop an implementation plan based on the findings of an actual evaluation of a Health and Safety Program. The intent of this session is to provide actual evaluation practice and opportunities to help foster continuous improvement to a OHSA program in the workplace. Included in this session is a copy of the Evaluation tool, links to the mobile App and resources both paper and electronic that can be used in the workplace.

Learning Objectives
Apply the Workwell Evaluation Tool to their OHSA program.
Develop an implementation plan to assist with continuous improvement of their OHSA program.
Practice internal auditing skills through the use of an Evaluation tool.


Speakers

  Ms. Mary Wilson
Workwell Evaluatator

Company
Workplace Safety & Insurance Board

Bio
Mary’s involvement in health and safety has spanned workplaces in non-for-profit, private, professional and amateur sport and government sectors. At the WSIB she has been the involved in the Young Worker initiatives as a Prevention Program Specialist and WorkWell Evaluator. Two of her projects have included the development of a program for person with Disabilities called SafeAbility and the Workwell Sample Templates. She holds designations for quality auditing, health and safety and disability management. Mary proudly promotes the health and safety field through her volunteer work with Skills Canada and has received two awards for her work. She gives her time and expertise as Technical Chair (Ontario) - Workplace Safety which is a competition (Elementary & Secondary levels) she developed starting in 2003 and is celebrating its 15th year in 2018. She is also involved at the National (Skills Canada) on the National Technical Committee and International (WorldSkills) volunteer - Health and Safety advisor. The Ontario competitors have won 3 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze over the years. Canada is only one of three countries in the WorldSkills family that has a competition for workplace safety.



Session
WG

Date
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Time
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Classification
Senior

Title of Presentation
Safety Leadership for Extraordinary Executives

Session Description
3 part session:

1) 20 minute introductory speech to describe the session's purpose, scope and rules of conduct; and to provide some information on contemporary leadership principles and how they relate to safety culture.

2) 1.5 hour World cafe (http://www.theworldcafe.com/key-concepts-resources/world-cafe-method/ ) session whereby participants rotate between different tables each asking a different question to the group. Each participant will visit all tables to get the opportunity to share their opinions on each question.

3) 1.5 hour Socratic circle (http://dialoguepartners.ca/socratic-circles-a-how-to/ ) for executives to discuss the state of safety in the current economy; and engagement and empowerment techniques to build other safety leaders in the workplace

Learning Objectives
Mutually decide upon and take away the basic tools that every safety leader should endeavour to possess and continually improve upon (e.g., trust, accountability etc.).
Mutually decide upon and take away the main attributes that every safety leader should endeavour to possess and continually improve upon (e.g., humility, communication skills etc.).
Mutually decide upon and take away the top 5 engagement and empowerment techniques to build other safety leaders in the workplace.


Speaker

  Mr. Allan Moore
Occupational Health and Safety Group Lead

Company
Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler)

Bio
OH and S Group Lead

Mr. Moore has considerable experience in the fields of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) compliance and management system monitoring, auditing and program building. Mr. Moore has cultivated a broad and diversified professional background having worked on four different continents managing HSE programs and projects.

Mr. Moore joined AMEC in October of 2008 after serving as the HSE Manager for the Stanley Bostitich Taiwan facility. In 2007, Mr. Moore was recognized by Stanley Works International for guiding the Stanley Besco Taiwan facility to the second most improved HSE program of Stanley’s 58 facilities worldwide. Mr. Moore was also responsible for the development and implementation of a TPS Lean Productivity Management System for Stanley Bostitch in Asia, identifying improvement opportunities in the production system to allow raw materials, semi-finished and finished products to flow seamlessly through to the customer on time with a high quality standard.

In addition to the broader experiences, Mr. Moore also has direct experience in workplace inspections, gap analysis and audits (e.g. COR), implementation, maintenance and auditing of OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 Management Systems, hazardous material management, ergonomic programming and occupational hygiene practices.

As an OH and S Group Lead, Mr. Moore has performed HSE audits for clients such as the Edmonton International Airport, Imperial Oil Sands, Suncor, Enbridge, TransCanada and many others for clients in a wide variety of different fields. Mr. Moore also has the technical skills to conduct monitoring of airborne physical, biological and chemical contaminants and to provide technical assistance to client groups on routine matters to help correct non compliance issues with best practice solutions. Allan is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), a Taiwan Level A HS Practitioner, an Enform (COR) Certified External Lead Auditor and an OHSAS 18001 & ISO 14001 trained Lead Auditor.


  Mr. Paul Chamoun
Senior Health and Safety Lead

Company
Clifton Associates

Bio
Paul is a Safety Educator who places emphasis on servant leadership and believes that effective mentorship methodologies will develop the next generation of safety leaders and practitioners.

Paul Chamoun is a Registered Canadian Safety professional (CRSP), a National Construction Safety officer (NCSO), an accredited inter-provincial safety auditor and a member of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineers (CSSE). Paul’s professional focus is in Behavior Based Safety program development and implementation and has 16 years of experience in the Civil Engineering, Geotechnical, Construction and Environmental sectors. This included safety planning and implementation for Rail, Transportation, Defense, Energy, public utilities and municipal infrastructure.

Session
WH

Date
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Time
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Classification
Senior

Title of Presentation
Safety: A State of Mind

Session Description
Safety is more than rules, procedures, and PPE. Recognizing that one's state of mind and the influencing factors of the organizational culture can either reinforce or impede employee safety is critical. This presentation will provide award winning, empirical evidence towards the understanding of how email communications, and management - employee face to face communications both negatively and positively impact employee mental health as well as safety. You will take from this presentation strategies and examples for improving overall mental health, and safety. 

Learning Objectives
Understand how employer-employee communications impact safety.
Recognize the style of communication which can impact a recipient's mental health.
Know the impact of specific aspects of mental health on safety.
Understand the evidence.


Speaker

  Dr. Shelley Parker
Industrial Psychologist

Company
NB Power

Bio
Dr. Shelley Delano Parker is NB Power’s Industrial Psychologist working within the Corporate Health and Safety group since 2010. She brings to the group the scientific perspective of the field of applied psychology within an industrial setting. This tactic has enabled the development of a unique, psychological approach to safety, resulting in NB Power being the recipient of two national gold medal awards: Canada’s Safest Employer and the Psychological Safety Award.

Dr. Parker’s research has focussed on the contribution of email incivility to psychological distress and anxiety for which she has received the Canadian Psychological Association’s National Award for Academic Excellence in Research. She currently is examining workplace stress, attention, and the mitigating role of mindfulness. She also teaches Health Psychology and Developmental Psychology at the University of New Brunswick.

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