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Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium 2018

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Cape Breton University

1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6L2

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The Cape Breton Partnership will be hosting the sixth annual Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium in collaboration with the Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, and the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education, held at Cape Breton University on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.


The Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium will mark the ending of week-long activities in Cape Breton to celebrate North American Occupational Safety and Health Week from May 6-12, 2018. This event is aimed at workplace safety committee professionals, managers, human resource professionals and small business owners.


The goals of the Safety First Symposium are to:

  • Create standards in safety education and best practices that position Cape Breton as the safest and most efficient place to work and do business;
  • Establish a stronger working relationship with Workers' Compensation Board and provincial health and safety officials;
  • Gain insight on current and future training needs and safety planning needs;
  • Provide an opportunity for industry leaders to network with Cape Breton organizations to explore future programming and partnerships;
  • Present Cape Breton business with the new Occupational Health and Safety Regulations; and
  • Present Cape Breton business to safety industry professionals.


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Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium

Cape Breton University
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. - Registration & Trade Show



8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. - Welcome



8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. - Keynote Presentation


9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - Nutrition Break & Trade Show



10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. - Breakout Sessions



11:15 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. - Keynote Address - Update from Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia



11:45 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. - Lunch


12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Breakout Sessions


2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Nutrition Break & Trade Show


2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Creative Sentencing



3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. -Your Occupational Health and Safety - Update from the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education


3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Safety First Awards & Prizes & Wrap Up & Final Remarks


Attendees will be asked to pre-register for breakout sessions. The pre-registration may be completed when you register online.


For more information, contact Stephanie MacLean at the Cape Breton Partnership by email at stephanie@capebretonpartnership.com or by phone at 902-562-0122.


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