2016 OH&S Conference

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6-Jun-2016 (Mon)
8:30 a.m.         Registration, Coffee and Pastries  
9:00 a.m.         Conference Opening/Welcome/Introductions
9:15 a.m.         Panel presentation – HSA JOHS Committee Reps
                            Workplace challenges and solutions
10:30 a.m.       BREAK
10:45 a.m.       Emergency Preparedness
                            The planning and preparations needed to assist workplaces to respond before,
                            during and after an emergency/disaster in order to reduce the effects.
Noon                 LUNCH (provided)
1:00 p.m.         Workshops
                            New legal requirements for accident and incident investigations                        
3:00 p.m.         BREAK  
3:15 p.m.         Violence Prevention – an update on provincial initiatives      
4:30 p.m.         ADJOURN FOR THE DAY  
- Dinner on your own –

7-Jun-2016 (Tues)
8:30 a.m.         Coffee and Pastries
9:00 a.m.         WorkSafeBC Panel
                            1. Sectoral claims stats with a look at mental injury claims, including bullying and harassment.
                            2. Harassment and bullying complaints from a prevention perspective
                            3. Worksite visits for the purposes of claims adjudication and return to work  
10:15 a.m.       BREAK
10:30 a.m.       Mental injury - claims, trends and prevention            
11:30 a.m.       Supporting our members - an introduction to Mental Health First Aid                         
12:30                 LUNCH (provided)  
1:30 p.m.         Plenary
                           - CSA Standard on Psychological Health and Safety and GM@W updates
                           - Workshop instructions and assignments  
2:00 p.m.         Workshops:
                            Mental Injury Tools
                            1. What information/tools are lacking/needed?
                            2. What training is needed?
                            3. What workplace/union supports are there or are missing? 
3:15 p.m.         Workshop Reports  
3:50 p.m.         Closing remarks and evaluations  
4:00 p.m.         ADJOURNMENT

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel
7551 Westminster Hwy, Richmond

Registration close date
midnight, May 15, 2016