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:
Karman Kawchuk, – 306-652-1011 ext. 2232

Staff Resource:
Marilyn Irwin


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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Day Profile- Ashley

Ashley is a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) working at a long-term care home in Moose Jaw.   Since taking her course through SIAST (now Sask Polytechnic), Ashley is continually updating her skills and education.  Whether it be TLR, PPE and infection control or long-term and palliative care, she is adding value...

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