Worker Safety


The mission of the SEIU-West Worker Safety Committee is to create strategies and programs that broaden the awareness of safety for all SEIU West members. We will strive to be a knowledgeable resource for SEIU West Staff and the Executive and  to offer education and support for our members on matters relating to Occupational Health and Safety.

Committee Members

Maureen Colmin, Continuing Care Assistant – Pioneer Lodge (Moose Jaw) - 306-693-5985 or 306-684-3384
Marj Markwart, Food Service Worker – St. Paul’s Hospital (Saskatoon) – 306-380-3990

Recording Secretary:
Tanya Sheppard, Medical laboratory Technologist (RUH Chemistry)  – 306-222-7537


Kevin Fallis, CCA, St. Paul’s Hospital
Jeff Cooper (Shaunavon)
Lee-Ann Newsham (Cabri)
Denise McConnell, Direct Care Worker – Variety Place (Outlook) – 306-860-7902
Bev Sopczak, Cook (Saskatoon) – 306-220-4926 

Top Officer:
Janice Platzke, – C 306.773.2536 ext. 8732

Staff Representative:
Catherine Gendron - 306 652 1011 ext. 2236 

Staff Resource:
Marilyn Irwin


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