“Make Safety a Habit!” NAOSH Week Symposium, May 7, 2018

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

11:00 NS Labour and Advanced Education Updates

11:45 Lunch

12:45 Safety Forum

Launch Ceremony “People, Purpose, Passion – Making Safety A Habit”

This is the thought provoking theme of NAOSH Week 2018. Our dignitaries and special guest speakers will challenge you to reflect on this during our opening launch ceremony.

Safety Forum – 12:45 p.m to 3:30 p.m.

A star lineup of expert speakers who will assist you in “Making Safety a Habit”. See page 2 for a list of presentations.

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 http://safetyservicesns.com/conference-registration.php
  2.  If paying by cheque, or require an invoice, contact: Valerie Wadman, 923 Robie Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 3C3, valerie.wadman@smu.ca, 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.” Dennis Witcher, 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.” , Stewart Franck, Chair, Western Nova Scotia Chapter

Special Note 1: Please contact Valerie Wadman with any dietary concerns at valerie.wadman@smu.ca

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

Additional Info

Paul Cormier pcormier@nsgeu.ca 902-424-4063

Valerie Wadman valerie.wadman@smu.ca 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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