Apply today: Worker Safety Conference 2019

2019 Worker Safety Conference

April 10 – 11, 2019 at the SEIU-West Saskatoon Office

In this conference, you’ll learn about a variety of issues related to the health and safety of working people. Here’s a list of some of the speakers and topics:

  • Lori Johb President, Saskatchewan Federation of Labour
  • Sean Tucker (University of Regina): Trends in Workplace Fatalities in Saskatchewan
  • Andrea Howe (United Way of Saskatoon): Domestic Violence
  • Kelly Harrington (SEIU-West): New Initiatives in OH&S Training at SEIU-West
  • Jesse Todd (Saskatchewan Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization)
  • Sandra Cripps (Saskatchewan Association for Safe Workplaces in Health)
  • Erica Carleton (University of Saskatchewan): Sleep as an OH&S Issue
  • Karman Kawchuk (SEIU-West): Cannabis in the Workplace

Who can apply?

All SEIU-West members are welcome to apply. We will give first priority to applicants who are active members of their workplace OH&S Committees, and members who have not attended this conference in past years.

How do I apply?

Application deadline is March 11, 2019. All applicants will be notified in mid-March as to whether or not they have been accepted. There may be a waiting list.

You can apply online by filling out the form fields below.

Or, you can print off and fill out the EOI form (it was also sent out to units in the December 2018 mail out) and either scan and email it to karman.kawchuk@seiuwest.ca or fax it to 877-221-2212.

Note: this event is separate from the OH&S courses SEIU-West is offering in Moose Jaw, Swift Current and Saskatoon during the month of March.

Are you a member of the Occupational Health & Safety Committee in your workplace?