Building a Culture of Health and Safety

We welcome you to this half day seminar on “Building a Culture of Health and Safety” presented by UBC Okanagan, Andrew Peller Limited and WorkSafeBC. 

The benefits of a positive workplace culture can’t be ignored. This workshop provides safety professionals, human resource professionals, supervisors, management leaders and others with basic principles to help you engage your organization in building a culture of health and safety. Join our accomplished community speakers Graham Lowe and Tracey Hawthorn as they share their insights and perspectives on achieving safer, healthier and more productive workplaces.

“Make Safety a Habit” and participate with us in North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week 2017. NAOSH week is May 7-13. 

Date:  Friday May 12th, 2017   Time:  8:00am –  11:30am Location:  UBC Okanagan University Centre (UNC) Room 200 Cost:  No Charge – Registration Required  (

WEBINAR: Building resilience for leaders and organizations

Graham Lowe will present a one-hour webinar on Building Resilience for Leaders and Organizations

Live Event: May 26, 2017 – 11:00am PST, 2:00pm EST

Successful leaders have the capacity to thrive in the face of adversity and feel confident, optimistic and hopeful about the future. These traits – which can be learned – contribute to leaders’ personal well-being, that of their employees and a more successful organization.

You will learn:  what resilience is;  how the latest research links it to employee well-being and organizational performance;  how building resilience contributes to a psychologically health work environment; and  the steps you can take to build resilience in your organization.

CLICK HERE to Register

This Effective Workplace Webinar  is sponsored by the Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability (CIRPD)

Organizational Health and Wellness Summit 2017

I’m pleased to let you know about the up-coming Organizational Health and Wellness Summit in Kelowna, BC on June 8 & 9, 2017.  I’m chairing a panel on Integrated Solutions to Health, Safety and Wellness.

The Summit features 13 other industry experts as speakers or panel leaders, including Brian Scudamore, Richard Pimentel, Mark Attridge and Merv Gilbert.

CLICK HERE for the Summit Agenda


Participants at the 2017 Summit will:

  • Acquire practical insights and tools that will help them to implement successful Occupational Health and Wellness (OHW) changes in their workplace.
  • Gain practical tips on how to build upon and sustain OHW improvements.
  • Learn about the strategic value of taking a more integrated and holistic perspective to workplace Health and Safety.
  • Have excellent opportunities for shared learning and networking with other Summit participants.

The 2017 OHW Summit will be highly interactive:

  • PANEL #1 Adopting Return to Work Best Practices
  • PANEL #2 Making Your Workplace Psychologically Healthy & Safe
  • PANEL #3 Integrated Solutions to Health, Safety and Wellness
  • PANEL #4 Successful Employee & Family Wellness Program (EFWP) Strategies