SOURCE: Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

May 02, 2016 11:07 ET

Media Advisory: Young Workers Speak out on Workplace Safety

Canada's Minister of Labour Addresses Workplace Safety Advocates

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - May 02, 2016) -

Who & What:

In a 'State of the Workplace' address, the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour kicks-off Safety Week for Canada.

Safety Week is officially known as North America Occupational Safety (NAOSH) Week, which is May 4-9, 2015.

The highlight will be the announcement and viewing of the nationwide youth video contest on workplace safety.

Where:

Canadian Museum of Nature
240 McLeod St, Ottawa, ON

When:

Monday, May 2, 2016

10:30 am - Minister Mihychuk describes the state of workplace safety for Canadians

11:15 am - Occupational Safety and Mental Health Risks at Work panel discussion featuring

• Jim Hopkins, Canadian Society of Safety Engineering
• James Smith, American Society of Safety Engineers
• Gareth Jones, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety
• Shirley Hickman, Threads of Life
• Dave Turner, Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals
• Michael Pietrus, Mental Health Commission of Canada
• Wendy Wilson, CSSE Award Winner

12:00 pm - Award Presentation for National 'Focus on Safety' Youth Video Contest

NAOSH Week: May 1 - 7, 2016
Make Safety a Habit
NAOSH Week (#NAOSH2016) is led by the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering
www.naosh.ca | www.csse.org

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