Coffee & breakout session
Making your buildings healthy to reoccupy
Businesses are reopening and schools are reconvening which means environmental professionals like you will be called on to help assure that buildings being reoccupied are healthy buildings. SGS provides the comprehensive monitoring services to track all aspects of a building to have a healthy reopening and to stay open. From lighting to water quality and air quality, to thermal comfort, SGS is the one resource you need to show employees and customers it is safe to return to their facility after being left vacant for a year or more.
Business Development Manager, SGS
Registration & virtual orientation
Panel discussion: Diversity, equity and inclusion in health and safety
As safety leaders it is imperative to have discussions about how we can tangibly move forward and grow together through diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this session, we will hear from select transformational leaders on key initiatives that are moving the pendulum forward.
- What is the link between diversity and workplace safety?
- How can leaders ensure that people from different backgrounds are genuinely welcomed and respected?
- Specific actions employers can take to bring about diversity & inclusion awareness
- Coaching and mentoring programs to help increase the flow of communication and support
- Where are we failing as an industry?
Executive Director, Safety, Health & Environment, ISM Designated Person BC Ferries
Regional Safety & Training Manager and Claims Coordinator, First Transit
Director Health Safety Environmental, Champs Fresh Farms Inc
Director, Environment, Health and Safety, Grainger
Director, Safety and Security, Harbourfront Centre
Networking & lunch break
Breakout session: Creating a Preventative Safety Culture with a Leadership Focus
An interactive session with a Q & A focus to discuss a top-down approach to creating a preventative safety culture in your organization
CEO & President, Borger Group
Panel discussion: What can the next-generation smart PPE do for your organization?
The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and worksite clothing with sensors that monitor, collect, and record location and movement data in real time is on the rise. Next-generation smart PPE is expected to monitor workers’ fatigue and alertness, which will help managers determine who needs a break, significantly reducing the number of workplace accidents. This session will identify ways smart PPE can improve safety management for your organization.
- Improving incident management, environmental compliance and industrial hygiene using smart PPE
- Overcoming privacy challenges regarding data collection and monitoring
- PPE that reflects workers’ personal preferences
- Performing safe practices while wearing PPE
- How does smart PPE contribute to your organization’s bottom line?
Manager, EHS Systems and Compliance, University of Calgary
Chief Revenue Officer, Blackline Safety
EVP Health, Safety & Quality, Valard Construction
Networking & afternoon coffee break
Breakout session: Workplace Alcohol and Drug TestingA look at alcohol and drug testing in the workplace, including guidance on establishing the Why, implementation and education, and supporting literature
Program Consultant, DriverCheck
Navigating the risks of remote and hybrid work
The overnight shift to remote work is the most visible development we have seen in the last year. Many large organizations have announced a permanent shift to hybrid working as their new normal, but what does this mean for OH&S leaders going forward?
- Creating a solid hybrid working policy that mitigates safety risks
- Navigating the ever-shifting requirements of the pandemic
- Home office ergonomics - how to sufficiently assess and mitigate risk for remote and isolated workers
- How to appropriately adapt your workers’ compensation system to address remote working?
- Addressing the concerns of returning to group setting
Strategic Executive Leader, CEO, Board Member, NASA
Panel discussion: Leadership masterclass: Designing a preventative culture
Successful safety leaders can inspire their workforces to move from a reactive to a preventative safety culture. How do great leaders cultivate a safety culture in their workplaces?
- What structures, policies and ergonomically structures should we put in place to increase risk prevention?
- Creating action plans around potential risks that arise using employee data
- Identifying which safety training program is most useful to conduct organizational, team or individual risk assessments
- Work-related physical and mental liabilities and how to appropriately manage factors to prevent future risk
- What impact will a preventative culture have on your business?
HR Director, Health, Wellness & Safety, Shannex Inc.
Director, H&S Management Systems, Canada Post
Head of Environment, Health & Safety, Wolseley Canada
Global Director EHS, Autoliv Inc.
Single session The road to zero accidents
The Road to Zero starts with a foundation to achieve Zero Accidents, followed by Zero Scrap and the final Zero, No Unplanned Downtime. The session will share how the team at Kautex Textron’s focused on improving its safety performance.
- Key building blocks, milestones, and Kautex’s learnings in its path to achieving a TRIR below 1.0
- Share its most recent push in the high-risk area of logistics’ safety
- How to make warehouse/logistics’ areas safer through controlled access and work flows free of overlapping work processes.
Director Environment, Health & Safety Global, Kautex Textron
Single Session REThinking Hand Safety: How to Build an Effective Hand Safety Program
Around the globe, hand injuries are the number one preventable industrial accident— in manufacturing, construction, oil & gas, you name it. So, if they’re preventable, why are hand injuries so common? And how have some companies reduced their hand injuries by 50, even 90 percent? In this webinar, Joe Geng, author of the best-selling hand safety book REThinking Hand Safety, will share what he’s learned from a lifetime of hand safety work and research. Joe will cover key topics from his book.
- What the most and least successful hand safety programs have in common
- Practical tips for building a hand safety program that works
- How to achieve team buy-in
Vice President, Superior Glove
Panel: Integrating a radical safety culture from the top-down
Leaders have an important role to play in workplace safety. Poorly designed equipment, operations, and working conditions can all encourage unsafe behaviors. This session will address specific ways your business can adopt a safety orientated culture – from the top down.
- Changing the attitudes and beliefs of a workforce by direct persuasion
- Developing a leadership-driven strategy to implement initiatives to create collaborative safety culture.
- Working rules for effectively controlling hazards
- How can you encourage your organization to learn from accidents to ensure continuous improvement?
- How does creating a culture of safety prevention provide a return of investment to organizations?
Senior Director, HSSE and Change Management., CSA Group’s
Vice President Environment Health & Safety, The Inland Group
Director, HSEQ Systems & Performance, Dexterra Group
Health & Safety Director, Mobilinx
Corporate Director -Safety and Sustainability, ArcelorMittal