Join the CSSE Edmonton Chapter for a one-day workshop on Risk Management. During this workshop we will explore what Risk Management is, how it relates to occupational health and safety, and how we apply Risk Management in our organizations. We will look at the picture of identification and managing risk from different perspectives. The morning will feature Dr. Lianne Lefsrud, and the afternoon will feature a presentation from an industry expert..
Date: April 6, 2020
Registration and Breakfast: 8:00 am
Presentation Begins at 9:00 am
Lunch: 12:00 pm
Presentation: 1:00 pm
Location: Chateau Louis Conference Centre | 11727 Kingsway NW
Speaker: Dr. Lianne Lefsrud
Dr. Lianne Lefsrud, P.Eng., is an Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Lynch School of Engineering Safety and Risk Management, at the University of Alberta. Her research examines hazard identification and risk management, risk evaluation and social license to operate, and drivers of technology adoption in oil and gas, mining, pipelining, construction, agriculture, and railroading, among other industries. In the past five years she has received over $2.5 million in funding (as PI or co-PI) from federal agencies (NSERC, SSHRC, CFREF, Genome Canada, Transport Canada), industry associations (Railway Safety Association, Alberta Chamber of Resources, Construction Owners Association of Alberta), government agencies (Alberta OHS, WCB, Justice, Energy) and corporations (IBM, Weston Foods, Suncor). She has been a keynote speaker for IEEE, National Research Council, and Canadian Dam Association and others. And she has received several international, national, and provincial awards for her work.
In her ‘Hidden Hazards and Blind Spots” workshop, she will draw from her own research and others’ to describe risk management systems, acceptable vs. unacceptable risks, and the interaction between process safety and occupational safety. We will examine why hazards are hidden, what blinds organizations, and how organizations can become better equipped to identify, prevent, and mitigate hazards.
Cost: Member: $60
This workshop may be eligible for continuing professional development points.
Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!