Human Resources and Social Development Canada

Human Resources and Social Development Canada
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

May 02, 2007 11:48 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 2, 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


"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

Contact Information

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