Health and Safety Committee

National Health and Safety Conference 2012

Health and Safety how effective are we?

AGENDA

FRIDAY, October 19th, 2012

9:00 – 9:15  Welcoming Remarks

  • Doug Gaetz
    Chair, Health and Safety Committee, Union of Taxation Employees (UTE)

9:15 – 10:30    Speakers

  • Andrea Peart
    National Representative, Health, Safety & Environment,Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)
  • Chris Aylward
    National Executive Vice-President, Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)
  • Dan Danagher
    Acting Assistant Commissioner, Human Resources Branch, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 11:45 The operational role of the CRA Corporate OSH section (PPTX 2 MB)

Jaime Robinson
Manager, Occupational Health and Safety Operations and Planning, CRA
Jean-François Gagné
Senior Advisor, Occupational Health and Safety, CRA

11:45 – 1:15  Lunch

1:15 – 2:00  Plenary review of questionnaire results (PPTX 200kb)

Debbie Ferguson, Presidents’ Representative and
Pierre Mulvihill, Technical Advisor,
UTE Health and Safety Committee

2:00 – 5:00 Workshops: Regional review of the questionnaire results

3:30 – 3:45  Break

SATURDAY, October 20th, 2012

9:00 – 10:15  Panel : “Right to know – what information Work Place Health and Safety Committees (WPHSC) should be getting and what can/should they be asking for?” + “Participation and Consultation”

Panelists:

Bob Kingston
National President, Agriculture Union; Employee Co-Chair of six NHSPCs and member of the PSAC National Board of Directors (NBOD) Health and Safety Committee
Jaime Robinson
Manager, Occupational Health and Safety Operations and Planning, CRA
Rod Noel
Health & Safety Officer, Labour Program of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)

10:15 – 10:30 Break

10:30 -11:45 Workshops: How to implement the information received from the panel members in the work place

11:45 – 1:15  Lunch

1:15 – 2:15  What the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has to offer you (PPT 16 MB)

Speaker
Sandy Bello
Technical Specialist, CCOHS

2:15 – 3:30  Panel : “Health and Safety Committees how to deal with violence (Regulation 20), the link to Harassment” and
Health and Safety Committees how to deal with accommodation cases (Regulation 19)”

Panelists:
Bob Kingston
National President, Agriculture Union; Employee Co-Chair of six NHSPCs and member of the PSAC NBOD Health and Safety Committee.
Denis St-Jean
National Health and Safety Officer, Membership Programs Branch, PSAC
Rod Noel
Health & Safety Officer, Labour Program HRSDC

3:30 – 3:45  Break

3:45 – 5:00  Workshops: How to implement the information received from the panel members in the work place

SUNDAY, October 21st, 2012

9:00 - 10:00 Accommodation - an overview

Speaker
Lisa Addario
Legal Officer, Membership Programs Branch, PSAC

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:30 The Nerve to Serve

Speaker
Jody Urquhart
Professional Speaker and Author of “All Work & No SAY”

11:30 – 12:00 Closing remarks

  • Bob Campbell
    National President, UTE
  • Doug Gaetz
    Chair, Health and Safety Committee, UTE