VISC 2013 - Vancouver Island Safety Conference

Thank you to everyone – especially the generous industry sponsors – who made this conference possible. Please read our post-conference summary or watch some of our conference videos!

Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Saturday, October 5, 2013


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The Mind and Body “What influences our behaviours”


Join us in exploring what influences our actions and behaviours at work and at home. This year’s conference addresses how woodlands and wood products manufacturingoperations can improve how they prepare for a safe and productive day.

This conference will provide practical information and tools for supervisors, workers, owner-operators, or operations managers to help better understand how fatigue and mental and physical fitness influence safety.

A video conference option will be available again this year in Port McNeill for delegates who are unable to make the trip to Nanaimo.

Conference highlights include:

Discussions are underway for keynote addresses made by government and industry leaders (TBA).

The conference steering committee is made up of representatives from Labour, Industry, the BC Forest Safety Council, and WorkSafeBC. Sponsorships from industry allow for free admission for delegates.

There will be a trade show with targeted safety products and services for conference attendees.

Conference registration information and forms are available by clicking here.

There is no charge for this conference. Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate for the United Steelworkers' food bank.

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