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Nominations are now open for the 2019 SAFE Work Awards!

- by Blake Henderson

Each year, SAFE Work Manitoba recognizes Manitoba individuals, safety and health committees, and companies/organizations that demonstrate a strong commitment to the health and safety of their workers.

The Three award categories are:

  1. SAFEty Culture Award;
  2. Worker SAFEty Award and;
  3. SAFEty and Health Committee Award

SAFEty Culture Award — This award goes to a workplace with a positive safety culture. Anyone can nominate a workplace for a SAFEty Culture Award.

Worker SAFEty Award — This award goes to an individual who is committed to safe work. Nominations for the Worker SAFEty Award will be accepted from any other individual in the same workplace.

SAFEty and Health Committee Award — This award goes to a workplace safety and health committee that takes an active role in improving health and safety in the workplace. Nominations for the SAFEty and Health Committee Award will be accepted from anyone in the workplace who is not a member of the committee.

The Deadline to submit is Monday, May 27, 2019. For submission criteria and the nomination forms please visit the SAFE Work Manitoba website here.

 

NAOSH Week 2019

- by Blake Henderson

North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week focuses on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace and raises understanding and awareness of safety and health issues. "People, Passion and Prevention" is the theme of this annual occupational safety and health celebration led by the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

NAOSH events are meant as a way to revitalize commitment to safety in a fun way. For event ideas visit SAFE Work Manitoba's website.

NAOSH Week Awards

There are awards in four categories:

  • Best New Entry
  • Most Innovative
  • Best Representation of Theme
  • Best Overall

The awards will be presented at the CSSE Professional Development Conference in Winnipeg and submissions for 2019 will be accepted from Monday May 13, 2019 to Friday June 14, 2019

For more more information on NAOSH awards click here!

 

Work Place Psychological H&S at RPM

- by Blake Henderson

This Month RPM will be hosting a Workplace Psychological Health and Safety workshop presented by the WCB.

The objective of the workshop is to help with identifying and addressing hazards that can cause mental injury. Learning more about the CSA National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, raise your awareness of workplace mental health concerns, identify common psychological hazards and learn how to include psychological considerations into your health and safety program.

to register please click here

 

Big Freight Systems SAFE Work Certified

- by Blake Henderson

On behalf of all of RPM – congratulations goes to the whole team at Big Freight Systems for their hard work and dedication becoming the first Manitoba Trucking company to become SAFE Work Certified in 2019 earning their Trucking Certificate of Recognition!


 

Payne Transportation Certificate of Recognition

- by Blake Henderson

Congratulations to Payne Transportation for being the most recent company of 2018 to pass their Safe Work Certification audit, achieving their Certificate of Recognition.

http://www.paynetransportation.com/payne-transport...

 

Certificate of Recognition

- by Michael Thiessen

RPM Trucking Industry Safety and the Manitoba Trucking Association are proud to announce that beginning today we will be using the langauge Certificate of Recognition in relation to our SAFE Work Certified Programming for the Trucking Industry in Manitoba. This action is in response to requests from our memers who have faced challenges when such a certificate is required to work on certain jobs.


 

Remote Training

- by Blake Henderson

RPM will be going to Winkler this November 28th and 29th to provide our Principles of Safety and Health Management and Safety and Health Committee/Representative courses for anyone interested in taking them.

For more information and to register please see below.

https://www.rpmsafety.ca/events/658/principles-saf...

https://www.rpmsafety.ca/events/659/safety-health-...

 

Harris Transport Certified!

- by Blake Henderson

On behalf of all of RPM – a big congratulations goes to the whole team at Harris Transport for becoming the fifth Manitoba trucking company to achieve SAFE Work Certification in 2018!


 

Website Updates

- by Michael Thiessen

We've just reorganized and freshened up the content on the site. The Education tab is now renamed to Courses & Training Schedule, here you will find a large calendar which highlights upcoming courses simplifying registration and planning. Have a look around the new format, we hope it makes things easier and more concise. If you have any feedback, or cannot find something in the new arrangement, email us.

We hope you enjoy the revised look!

 

3rd Annual Speaker Series on Health & Safety

- by Michael Thiessen

Our friends at Safety Driven, The Trucking Safety Council inB.C. have asked us to let you know about the 3rd Annual Speaker Series on Health & Safety. If you or someone from your organization will be in the Prince George area on September 12th you should definitely attend this great day of speakers.

Register Online at www.safetydriven.ca/SpeakerSeriesPG

 

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