NAOSH Week Symposium


May 02, 2016 - 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


NSGEU Dartmouth Office
255 John Savage Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B3B 0J3, Canada

Make Safety a Habit!

NAOSH Week Symposium 2016

Date: Monday, May 2, 2016
Time: Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
Place: NSGEU Conference Centre, 255 John Savage Avenue, Dartmouth

Welcome to NAOSH Week
Join us for the launch of NAOSH week where we present a new opportunity to help you make a difference; to drive workplace injuries and deaths down toward the only acceptable number there is: ZERO


8:30 Registration, Coffee & Vendor Booths

9:00 NSCC OHS Student Presentation

10:00 Registration, Coffee & Vendor Booths

10:30 Launch Ceremony

11:15 Dept. of Labour and Advanced Education Update

11:45 Lunch

12:45 Safety Forum

Launch Ceremony “Make Safety A Habit”

This is the thought provoking theme of NAOSH Week 2016. Our dignitaries and special guest speakers will challenge you to reflect on this during our opening launch ceremony.

Safety Forum
A star lineup of expert speakers who will assist you to “Make Safety a Habit”. These sessions will provide awareness and information on topics such as safety leadership, sun safety and sustainability.

Who should attend?
Senior leaders and board members; Managers; Supervisors; OHS Professionals; JOHSC members; and workers.

Cost to attend $10 fee for admission

How to Register

  1. If paying by credit card, contact: Safety Services Nova Scotia at 902-454-9621 or visit
  2. If paying by cheque, or require an invoice, contact: Valerie Wadman, 923 Robie Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 3C3,, telephone 902-420-5658. Cheques payable to: Nova Scotia Chapter – Canadian Society of Safety Engineering.

Please visit our exhibitors’ booths. Booths will close at 1:00 p.m.
Stay until the end of the last session to have your name entered for a draw for an I-PAD!

A Message from our Partners

Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

“Each year, NAOSH Week offers us a time to reflect on what we do every day – both individually and collectively – to continually improve workplace health and safety. It’s an opportunity to reinforce and strengthen our commitment to reducing the impact of injury and illness in our workplaces, our homes and our communities. NAOSH Week inspires us toward excellence in our health and safety goals.” Deirdre O’Reilly, Chair, Nova Scotia Chapter

Western Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

“NAOSH Week provides us an excellent opportunity to focus on health and safety in our workplaces. It highlights the importance of all of us making the commitment and then doing the things every day that are required to make workplaces as safe and healthy as we would like them to be. “Let’s Make Safety a Habit for Life.” , Wanda Balsor, Chair, Western Nova Scotia Chapter

Special Note 1: Please contact Valerie Wadman with any dietary concerns at

Special Note 2: Please help us maintain a healthy environment for everyone by not wearing scented products.

Special Note 3: NSGEU will not be providing time off for this event.

Additional Info:

Paul Cormier 902-424-4063

Valerie Wadman 902-420-5658

You can also connect with us on Facebook – Join our group: NAOSH Week – Nova Scotia

Click here to view and download the symposium poster, which includes bios of the scheduled presenters.

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