WSPS Safety Connection (2 hours)

Providing an energizing forum where health and safety professionals can connect, exchange ideas and share best practices in health and safety.

WSPS Safety Connection (2 hours)
Item #:  20097

Learn. Share. Discover.

Our new WSPS Safety Connection events are hosted at various locations across the province and showcase timely topics in health and safety, such as Workplace Mental Health, Occupational Hygiene (Noise), Accreditation, Falls from Heights, the Future of Robotics, and many others.

Join us, and together, we'll turn ideas into actions that will take health and safety in your workplace to the next level.

Why should you attend?

  • Stay up-to-date on legislative updates, new and emerging hazards, and trending topics in health & safety.
  • Engage in forward thinking discussions, gain knowledge and discover new approaches from industry colleagues.
  • Network with like minded professionals.


Plus…it's available to Health & Safety Professionals at no charge!

Session descriptions

Breaking down mental health barriers and reducing stigma in workplaces will be the topic of this stimulating discussion. This session will provide the participant with an understanding of where they are at in their workplace mental health journey and what tools can take them to next level. You will explore ideas, share best practices and highlight some of the available resources that workplaces can use in support of improving workplace mental health.

  • Look for Mental Health in schedule below.

The legalization of recreational cannabis that came into effect on October 17, 2018 requires Ontario employers to prepare for a new regulatory landscape. Join us for this informative and interactive session that includes an overview of the new cannabis legislation, implications and risks involved, as well as next steps for employers to consider in their workplaces.

  • Look for Cannabis in schedule below.
  • Look for Hazard Control in schedule below.
  • Look for Reduce MSDs in schedule below.

In this lively and informative discussion we will tackle the topic of civility in the workplace. What is incivility? What are the impacts of incivility on people and the organization? And most importantly, what can we do? Join us for this interactive session specifically aimed at Federal Government Workplaces.

  • Look for Reduce FederalCivility in schedule below.

Managers have the responsibility to create productive and safe work environments, free from injuries, illnesses and fatalities that affect the work place. In this interactive session, we will discuss work place training your organization needs to fulfill its health and safety responsibilities. Participants will also discuss challenges and learn from others some of the best practices for keeping their managers educated, motivated and engaged to apply their health and safety training on the job, as well as transfer this knowledge to their employees. Participants will be given the opportunity to evaluate their current state, so they have a greater understanding of any gaps in health and safety training of managers in their work place and are able to identify action steps to take moving forward.

  • Look for Managers in schedule below.
  • Look for Occ Hygiene in schedule below in schedule below.

This session will explore the topic of Managing Risk given our new legislative landscape (WSIB Rate, HSEP Programs, Accreditation), discuss how companies can navigate these changes, what this means for their organization and how can they best prepare.

  • Look for Managing Risk in schedule below.

Want to know more about trends in workplace accidents and incidents and upcoming MOL Blitzes? Join us for an interactive session with a local Ministry of Labour Inspector and/or Employment Standards Officer, to learn more about new and emerging hazards, exchange ideas and share best practices for keeping your staff healthy and safe in your workplace.

  • Look for MOL Hot Topics in schedule below.

Do you know your health and safety responsibilities? Join us for an interactive session that will introduce Simple Safety Solutions for the hospitality industry. This session will focus on:

  • A starting point for information where you can access complimentary Health & Safety resources/tools to assist you with improving your small business (health & safety policy, safety checklist, etc.)
  • Showcasing a few example of the different sections that reflect legal requirements.
  • Take way resources to use as reference in your workplace.
  • Look for Roadmap in schedule below.

How do you ensure pedestrian safety inside and outside your workplace? Preventing pedestrian incidents by physically separating them from lift truck and truck traffic is the best approach. However, this is not always possible as work duties may require pedestrians to walk and work around vehicle traffic.

Join us for this interactive session and together we will explore the risks associated with pedestrians walking amongst vehicles, ways to minimize these risks and share strategies for managing the flow of pedestrian and industrial vehicle traffic in your work environment.

  • Look for Pedestrian H&S in schedule below.

Event Information:

  • Refreshments (Coffee/Tea/Water) & Registration: 30 minutes prior to meeting
  • Facilitated presentation - 2 hours in length with 15 minute break
  • Encourages an open exchange with Q&As, scenarios and table groups discussions
  • This event is not a training session

Recommended for:

These events are suitable for all WSPS members and customers within any industry who wish to expand their health and safety knowledge, share best practices and network with their peers.

  • Health & Safety Professionals
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Health & Safety Representatives
  • H&S Coordinators
  • HR Professionals
  • Operational Leaders
  • Joint Health & Safety Committee Members

Select a Scheduled Location and Date

29 scheduled date(s)
Location Function No. Date Time Notes Price
Barrie - Hampton Inn and Suites 214256 Apr 16, 2020 09:30:00 AM Mental Health $0.00
Brantford - Best Western 214252 Apr 07, 2020 09:30:00 AM Occ Hygiene $0.00
Cambridge - Best Western Plus Cambridge 214263 May 21, 2020 09:30:00 AM FederalViolence $0.00
Cobourg - Venture 13 214268 Mar 10, 2020 09:30:00 AM $0.00
Cornwall - Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre 214255 Apr 15, 2020 09:30:00 AM Mental Health $0.00
Gatineau - Canadian Heritage 214455 May 25, 2020 09:00:00 AM Federal-Scents $0.00
Guelph - Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton 214244 Feb 18, 2020 09:30:00 AM $0.00
Hamilton - Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton 214243 Feb 12, 2020 09:30:00 AM $0.00
Huntsville - MBRP Inc. 214466 Feb 12, 2020 11:00:00 AM Pedestrian H&S $0.00
Kingston - Travelodge Hotel Lasalle 214247 Mar 10, 2020 09:30:00 AM Managing Risk $0.00
Kitchener - Holiday Inn Kitchener-Cambridge Conf Ctr 214257 May 05, 2020 09:30:00 AM Reduce MSDs $0.00
London - Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn 214261 May 07, 2020 09:30:00 AM Reduce MSDs $0.00
Milton - Best Western Plus Milton 214258 May 05, 2020 09:30:00 AM Pedestrian H&S $0.00
Mississauga - WSPS Training Facility 214246 Mar 04, 2020 09:30:00 AM Roadmap $0.00
Newmarket - Best Western Voyageur Place 214226 Feb 06, 2020 09:30:00 AM Cannabis $0.00
Niagara Falls - Best Western Cairn Croft Hotel 214225 Jan 29, 2020 09:30:00 AM Roadmap $0.00
North Bay - Hampton Inn By Hilton 214266 Jun 11, 2020 09:30:00 AM Pedestrian H&S $0.00
Oshawa - Travelodge Oshawa Whitby 214251 Apr 07, 2020 09:30:00 AM Pedestrian H&S $0.00
Ottawa - WSPS Training Facility (Ottawa) 214245 Feb 25, 2020 09:30:00 AM Mental Health $0.00
Ottawa - WSPS Training Facility (Ottawa) 214262 May 12, 2020 09:30:00 AM Managing Risk $0.00
Peterborough - Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront 214259 May 06, 2020 09:30:00 AM Role of Manager $0.00
Sault Ste. Marie - Quattro Hotel Conference Centre 214267 Feb 27, 2020 09:30:00 AM MOL Hot Topics $0.00
Scarborough - Best Western Plus 214249 Mar 11, 2020 09:30:00 AM Managers $0.00
Scarborough - Best Western Plus 214260 May 07, 2020 09:30:00 AM MOL Hot Topics $0.00
Sudbury - TownePlace Suites Sudbury 214254 Apr 15, 2020 01:00:00 PM Mental Health $0.00
Toronto - Telsec Business Centre 214351 Feb 26, 2020 09:30:00 AM Ergonomics $0.00
Vaughan - Courtyard by Marriott 214264 May 28, 2020 09:30:00 AM MOL Hot Topics $0.00
Windsor - Windsor Airport 214265 Jun 03, 2020 09:00:00 AM Reduce MSDs $0.00
Woodstock - Quality Hotel & Suites 214250 Mar 26, 2020 09:30:00 AM Hazard Control $0.00