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WORKPLACE SAFETY, HEALTH & WELLNESS SYMPOSIUM

Published by Terry Adamo

November 27, 2012

Managing Workers' Compensation Risk in the New World of Work

Mississauga Grand, 35 Brunel Road, Mississauga

Register early and reserve your seat to participate in this one-of-a-kind employer forum.

Get Involved - Take The Lead - Share Best Practices


Key Note Speakers:

Elizabeth Witmer, Chair, WSIB


George Gritziotis, Chief Prevention Officer / Associate Deputy Minister, MOL

 

Vera Asanin, President & CEO, Your Workplace

 

Katherine Ford & Carissa Tanzola, Sherrard Kuzz LLP

Topics:

  • The transition of the WSIB
  • An update on the new Prevention Council
  • Legal Issues and Emerging Trends in the Workplace
  • The Future Workplace Is Here: People, Passion and Profits
  • A Look into WSIB Policy Development  and the Impact on Your Business
  • Addressing the Medical and Legal Issues to Workplace Injuries
  • Modernization of WSIB's Appeal Structure and Your Bottom Line
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act Reprisals: What Every Employer Needs To Know
  • Safety Group Best Practices, Successes and Opportunities

Speakers:

  • Elizabeth Witmer, Chair WSIB
  • George Gritziotis, Chief Prevention Officer / Associate Deputy Minister, MOL
  • Vera Asanin, President & CEO, Your Workplace
  • Katherine Ford and Carissa Tanzola, Sherrard Kuzz, LLP
  • Dr. Gabor Lantos, Occupational Health Management Services Inc.
  • Christine Lang, Team Lead, Health Management - Organizational Health, Research in Motion
  • Kate Lamb, Executive Director, Policy Services, WSIB
  • Slavica Todorovic, Executive Director, Appeals Branch, WSIB
  • David Borwick, Employer Representative, Office of the Employer Adviser
  • Marjorie Skalin, Health and Safety Coordinator, Knoll North America Corp.
  • Henry Decloe, Safety Group Specialist, EAC

Presentation Highlights:

Legal Issues and Emerging Trends in the Workplace

This presentation will include some of the new and emerging legal areas of interest, with an emphasis on health and safety issues for employers. Specifically, the discussion will cover:

Drug and Alcohol Testing: Where Do We Stand?

Psychological Safety and the WSIB

Accommodating Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

 

Occupational Health & Safety Act Reprisals: What Every Employer Needs To Know

A presentation regarding the recent changes to the reprisal provisions under Section 50 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act: new power for Ministry of Labour Health and Safety Inspectors, new representation rights for employees and new forms of hearing before the Ontario Labour Relations Board.  Understand your rights and best defences against these new health and safety reprisal allegations.


The Future Workplace Is Here: People, Passion and Profits

There's a lot influencing workplaces today - economic challenges, demographic challenges, globalization, rapidly-changing technology.  All this noise can distract from what's important in your life and hinder you in creating an amazing work experience where people thrive.

Learn about the four major realities that leading workplaces are embracing to be poised for immediate success.  Passionate about the vision that all workplaces can be healthy, high performing environments where employees thrive, Vera Asanin will challenge how you think, and encourage you to reflect upon your power to influence positive change.

PRICING:

EAC/CME Member: $325 plus HST

EAC/CME Partner: $375 plus HST

Non EAC/CME Member: $425 plus HST

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Professional Development Points Available:

Attendance at our seminars potentially qualifies for continuing education, professional development and recertification points. Please check with your Representative Professional Association.

         Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be given for cancellations received in our office by mail/email by Wednesday, November 21, 2012, subject to an administration fee of $56.50 ($50.00 plus HST). Refunds cannot be given after this date but delegate substitution is permitted.  If you register after November 21, 2012 the cancellation policy applies.

Additional Information

Location: Mississauga
Time: 8am to 3:45pm
Cost:

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