The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:00am with all members in attendance.
- Conference Agenda and Registration
- Gifts for guest speakers
- Give away to participants
- Hospitality Suite/Friday reception
- Mondays of Regional Conferences
- National Conference
Conference Agenda and Registration
The agenda for the regional conferences was reviewed.
THEME AND OBJECTIVES: “A Balanced Approach to Health and Safety”
To provide the participants with the tools to be effective workplace committee members:
- By providing practical situation scenarios and finding solutions
- By providing information on current health and safety issues
- By providing a more global approach to Health and Safety
9h00 OK -Chris
9h30 Labour Program Officers are confirmed, Pierre to get names and bios.
10h30 Speakers from Mental Health Assoc. are confirmed, Pierre to get names and bios.
11h30 OK - Pierre
13h15 Create four groups and need answers to questionnaire.
14h30 OK - Chris and he will cover H1N1 flu.
15h15 Norbert will send documents to Pierre for translation
16h30 Denis St-Jean - reconfirm and get bio.
10h45 Chris is still working on it.
11h45 OK – Chris will ask Betty to make closing remarks.
Committee reviewed the form and made the following changes. Add a new box “Are you a H&S representative in a workplace of less than 20 employees”. Add the word personal to the email box.
The Call Letter will go out December 18, 2009. Ensure that the call letter includes the number of participants per local. A confirmation of the registration will be sent to participants as well as to the local and Pierre. Pierre will deal with finance for advances.
Chris updated the Committee
Gifts for guest speakers
The committee decided to offer a portfolio and coffee mug to the guest speakers.
Give away to participants
The committee discussed what the participants would receive at the conference.
Hospitality Suite (Non-smoking)
Friday: 17h00-18h00 registration
Mondays of Regional Conferences
Departure on Monday is approved for the committee
Chris presented a draft agenda for the National Conference and this will be further discussed by the committee following the regional conferences.
Friday a.m. - guest speakers
Friday p.m. - workshops
Saturday a.m. - workshops
Saturday p.m. - workshops
Sunday a.m. - guest speakers
Speakers - PSAC/CLC/CRA
Betty – Closing remarks
Possible workshops – WSIB, Indoor Air Quality, LTD, Sun Life,
Meeting Adjourned 15h45. The committee will meet at the regional conferences.