Health and Safety Committee

UTE National Health and Safety Conference - Ottawa

June 24, 2010
TO: Executive Council
Alt. Regional Vice-Presidents
Local Presidents

RE:   UTE National Health and Safety Conference
         Ottawa – October 21-24, 2010

The National Health and Safety Conference for all the regions will be held in Ottawa.

DATE:  October 21-24, 2010
LOCATION:  Fairmont Château Laurier
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa ON, K1N 8S7
Telephone:  (613) 241-1414
TIME: Thursday: 5:00 PM Hospitality Reception – Tudor Room (First Floor)
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Registration – Main Lobby Foyer
Friday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration – Ballroom Foyer
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Ballroom - Start of Conference
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Workshop Rooms
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ballroom
NOTE: Participants must remain at the conference until noon, Sunday October 24th.

On line only at the following link

Deadline date is September 7, 2010

THEME:  “A Balanced Approach to Health and Safety”


To provide the participants with the tools to be effective workplace committee members

  • By providing information on current health and safety issues
  • By providing a more global approach to Health and Safety

Participants to the National Conference, funded by UTE, must be a member of their local Health and Safety workplace committee.  It will be an interactive conference where participants will be encouraged to fully participate.


In addition to speakers, we will offer four (4) different workshops. Each participant will have an opportunity to attend three (3) workshops.


UTE will pay for one member from each workplace health and safety committee or Health and Safety Representative as defined in the Code.
Please consult the list attached.

Per diem: 4 days (cheques sent directly to the participants)
Hotel: Paid directly by UTE
Family Care:  Allowance is available (see UTE Regulation 17 for details.)
Loss of wages: As applicable
Travel:  Cheques will be sent directly to the local

NOTE:  Locals may send additional participants at their own expense.

Participants shall refrain from using scented shampoos, deodorants, soaps, perfumes, aftershaves etc during all activities related to the conference.

Copies of the agenda will follow.  Please answer all the questions on the application form and indicate your order of preference for the different workshops.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Pierre Mulvihill at the National office.

In Solidarity,

Chris Aylward

Chris Aylward
UTE National Health and Safety Committee


Bathurst 1
Charlottetown 1
Halifax 2
Moncton 1
Saint John  2
St. John’s TC 2
St. John’s TSO 5
Summerside 2
Sydney 1
Chicoutimi  1
Québec 5
Trois-Rivières 1
Jonquière 1
Shawinigan  2
Laval 1
Montéregie 1
Montréal  2
Outaouais 1
Rouyn-Noranda 1
Sherbrooke 1
Ottawa HQ 19
Ottawa TC 2
Ottawa TSO 1
Policy and Planning 1
Belleville  3
Kingston 1
Peterborough 1
Sudbury 4
Thunder Bay 2
Barrie 1
Toronto Centre 2
Toronto East 3
Toronto North 2
Toronto West 1
Hamilton 2
Kitchener 2
St. Catharines 1
London 1
Windsor 1
Regina 2
Winnipeg T.S.O. 3
Winnipeg T.C.  2
Winnipeg C.C.S.C.  1
Calgary 3
Edmonton 1
Lethbridge 1
Saskatoon 1
Northern B.C./Yukon  1
Kelowna  1
Burnaby Fraser 1
Penticton 1
Vancouver 5
Victoria 1
Surrey T C. 1
Burnaby Fraser C.C. 1