Lisa McGuire CRSP, ICD.D
Speaker Bio
Company
Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC
Chilliwack
Title
CEO
Biography

Lisa is the founder and CEO of the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC, the not-for-profit health and safety association that supports food processors and manufacturers across the province. Under Lisa’s leadership, the organization has more than doubled membership.

Lisa also founded the BC Safety Charter (now an independent society, The Executive Health & Safety Council of BC) which engages senior executives to create a culture of safety and well-being to make our province the safest place to live and work in Canada. She is also currently leading the development of a National Health and Safety Audit Standard and ongoing collaboration to establish a national health and safety professional certification program for manufacturing. Her background includes an Agricultural Science education through the University of Saskatchewan and UBC. Lisa is also a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and a certified Director (ICD.D) through the Institute of Corporate Directors-Rotman, Directors Education Program.

Sessions

Don’t miss this thought-provoking panel exploring the critical role of culture in promoting safety and engagement at work. Hear from leaders in different industries their insights, experiences, and best practices for creating a workplace culture that supports employee well-being, reduces accidents, and drives engagement. Take aways for everyone—managers, supervisors, committee members, and anyone looking to […]
A brief message from Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC CEO Lisa McGuire to close Make It Safe 2023 Online. Thank you for attending this year’s event with world-class health, safety, and organizational experts from around the world. We look forward to seeing you in 2024!
The scope of skills and knowledge required to succeed in occupational and environmental health and safety continues to grow and change. Yet with hundreds of differing occupational health and safety designations and certifications offered in Canada alone, the process of recruiting and hiring a qualified practitioner can be challenging for an employer—and equally frustrating for […]
What key lessons are we learning around the world in the pursuit of world-class health, safety, and performance at work? Join us for an illuminating exploration into efforts around the world to make workplaces healthier, safer, and higher performing. Get fresh perspectives on innovative methods and solutions global leaders are using to raise health and […]
Studies show that immersive training through virtual or augmented reality (VR/AR) not only reduces training time by more than 40 percent, but also improves retention and learning effectiveness by 75 percent. Employees enjoy it more, learn faster—and more safely—and remember what they’ve learned. For a Canadian manufacturer with a global footprint, extended reality training solutions […]
Welcome to Make It Safe 2023 Online! This year we have brought together experts and presenters from around the world to help you better understand the direction health, safety, and performance is moving—locally, nationally, and internationally. Joining us to open Make It Safe 2023 Online is Yukon Premier Ranj Pillai.
Don’t miss this thought-provoking panel exploring the critical role of culture in promoting safety and engagement at work. Hear from safety, quality, and operations leaders in four industries as they share insights, experiences, and best practices for creating a workplace culture that supports employee well-being, reduces accidents, and drives engagement. There will be great takeaways […]
Studies show that immersive training through virtual or augmented reality (VR/AR) not only reduces training time by more than 40 percent, but also improves retention and learning effectiveness by 75 percent. Employees enjoy it more, learn faster—and more safely—and remember what they’ve learned. For a Canadian manufacturer with a global footprint, extended reality training solutions […]
Don’t miss this thought-provoking panel exploring the critical role of culture in promoting safety and engagement at work. Hear from safety, quality, and operations leaders in four Okanagan-area industries as they share insights, experiences, and best practices for creating a workplace culture that supports employee well-being, reduces accidents, and drives engagement. There will be great […]
What is the impact of a worker shortage on your team’s health, safety, and culture—and on your performance targets? How do you redefine your priorities to stay ahead of the pressures on your team—to support employees, keep them engaged, and still ensure you’re taking the steps to meet your targets?  In this keynote panel, learn […]
Welcome to Make It Safe ONLINE 2022 Join us at 9 AM PDT for the Opening session and an exclusive video keynote by Canadian icon and six-time Paralympic medalist Rick Hansen. Best known for undertaking an epic 26-month, 40,000-kilometer journey around the world in his wheelchair, Rick is Founder of the Rick Hansen Foundation, an […]
In this government and industry panel, learn more about provincial plans and programs to support future-skilling—and strategies B.C. businesses are employing to build teams with the knowledge and skills to adapt to technology changes and new market pressures. 
Join Lisa McGuire, Founder and CEO Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC, for opening remarks as we mark our first live Make it Safe event since 2019!  We are happy to have you join us.
12:30 - 13:00 PM
Continue the learning. Join today’s session moderators for a review of the day’s key takeaways. Share your insights and learn from your peers. 
​​Join us for the opening general session of Make It Safe 2020 on the conference Stage. Welcome to Make It Safe, everyone. Together, we can build safer workplaces in the new normal and emerge stronger in the recovery.
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