Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Government of Canada

Government of Canada
Human Resources and Social Development Canada

Human Resources and Social Development Canada

May 04, 2007 08:35 ET

Media Advisory/HRSDC: National Launch of North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (May 6 - May 12, 2007)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 4, 2007) - The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), together with their partners, will officially launch the North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week.

Keynote Presenter: Duncan Hawthorne, CEO Health & Safety Leadership Charter, President & Chief Executive Officer of Bruce Power Inc.

Other speakers and special guests include:

CSSE President, Eldeen Pozniak

CCOHS President and CEO, Len Hong

ASSE Executive Director, Fred Fortman

CEO, WCB Nova Scotia, Nancy MacCready-Williams

CEO & President, WHSCC New Brunswick, Doug Stanley

General Manager, Shaw Group, Gordon Dickey

Nova Scotia Minister of Environment & Labour, Mark Parent

"Leadership in Safety" will be the focus of this event. Together with Duncan Hawthorne, senior business leaders from across Atlantic Canada will share their views on developing, shaping and leading an organization committed to safety.



Date: Monday, May 7th, 2007

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Pier 21, Heritage Room
1055 Marginal Rd.
Halifax, Nova Scotia


For more information on NAOSH Week and activities in your region please visit www.naosh.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Society for Safety Engineering (CSSE):
    1-877-44-NAOSH (62674)
    or
    Canadian Centre for Occupational Health
    and Safety (CCOSH)
    1-800-263-8466
    or
    Human Resources and Social Development Canada
    Media Relations Office
    819-994-5559