30 Reasons to Attend Make It Safe 2015

No 1: Workplace Accident Survivor and Day 2 keynote speaker Spencer Beach will inspire you with his story of perseverance.

No 2: You’ll get to meet Discovery Channel’s Highway Thru Hell star Jamie Davis and participate in the VIP autograph session.

No 3: 2 AMAZING days full of speakers, breakout sessions and invaluable networking opportunities.

No 4: On display will be the Threads of Life LifeQuilt , a unique and permanent memorial dedicated to the thousands of young women and men between the ages of 14 and 24 who have been killed or injured on the job.

The quilt commemorates 100 young workers killed on the job with individual, personalized quilted blocks. One hundred injured young workers are recognized on the centre panel.

No 5: The best conference food around. Breakfast and lunch for both days included with your 2-day conference pass.

No 6: The Grand Villa Casino is right there…for when the day’s festivities are done, of course.

No 7: Networking!!!

No 8: Christian Oets of HearSmart Solutions will be leading a breakout session on Hearing Conservation and the different types of Hearing Protection available.

No 9: Try it before you buy it. The FIOSA-MIOSA Online Learning Centre will be available demo.

No 10: Our very own ergonomist, Manu Nellutla, will be conducting breakout sessions on Desktop Computer Ergonomics and the 5 steps to MSI prevention.

fairmont-pacific-rim-webNo 11: We’re giving away a 1 night deluxe room stay at the Fairmont Pacific Rim.

No 12: Day 2 keynote Dr. Kelly Williams-Whitt shares her OHS experiences.

No 13: Alex Booth will bring you up to speed on the changes to WHMIS… attend if you want to be in compliance with WHMIS 2015.

No 14: You just might win a car safety kit courtesy of Kal Tire.

No 15: Diversified Rehabilitation Group CEO Derek Sienko will be presenting on workplace wellness programs. Maximize your employees ROI with his great tips.

No 16: John Kenyon of Dynamic Rescue Systems covers the ins-and-outs (get it?) of Confined Spaces.

No 17: Cheryl Nomura debuts the Claims Management from a WorkSafeBC Perspective presentation.

No 18: Chris Back of WorkSafeBC will be providing an update on Bill 9 (Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2015).

No 19: Everything you need to know about implementing a successful return to work program from Monica Kyveris.

No 20: Key insight into workplace-related traumatic stress from Dr. Shannon Wagner.

No 21: Attend the Emergency Preparedness breakout session by the City of Burnaby Office of Emergency Management.

No 22: Be inspired! Our four keynote speakers have messages that will change your life.

Jamie-Davis-croppedNo 23: Did we mention that you’ll get to meet Jamie Davis from Discovery Channel’s Highway Thru Hell?

No 24: Charge your phone at the BC Safety Charter PowerUp station.

No 25: Meet Thomas Mehlhorn, FIOSA-MIOSA’s new Director of Operations and Marketing and all-around good guy.

No 26: Want to know the common respiratory hazards associated with the food industry? Dana Hein of 3M Canada has a breakout session just for that.

No 27: Charlie’s Chocolate Factory will be supplying chocolate safety treats and a gift basket as a door prize.

No 28: Over 4 out of every 5 past attendees of Make It Safe said it was AMAZING and would recommend it to other safety professionals!

No 29: Everyone walks away with a 4GB memory stick…that’s a lot of GB’s!

No 30: Bring two friends and save $100 per ticket. Our group rate for 3 or more is only $350/ticket.

No 30 + 1: FREE PARKING!

Shirley-Hickman-croppedNo 30 + 2: Day 1 keynote speaker, Shirley Hickman, shares her families experience with tragedy in the workplace.

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