2014 Vancouver Island Safety Conference Wrap-up

Here is a summary of the 2014 Vancouver Island Safety Conference, held October 4, 2014 in Nanaimo. Included in the summary are links to the BC Forest Safety Council’s YouTube Channel and direct links to the key note presentation videos.

425 registrations 373 attendees 20 exhibitors 11 presentations

To view a recording of each session on YouTube, please use the individual links provided below.

Topic Speaker and YouTube link Video length

Setting the stage

Reynold Hert, Chair & CEO, BC Forest Safety Council  
Fit to log: nutrition, hydration and safe movement Dr. Delia Roberts, Selkirk College
YouTube link
58 mins
Coaching and mentoring new young workers to be safe David Rossi, Common Sense Center
YouTube link
59 mins
Safety update from the Coast Harvesting Advisory Group Darshan Sihota, President, Island Timberlands
YouTube link
19 mins
Fit to log: Getting the most from your muscles

Dr. Delia Roberts, Selkirk College


WorkSafeBC: Safety Leadership

Al Johnson, Vice President, Prevention Services, WorkSafeBC www.worksafebc.com
YouTube link

21 mins
Safety leadership: what’s next? Yvonne Thompson, Change Innovators Inc.
YouTube link
62 mins
Behaviour change Ken Donnelly, President, Beyond Attitude Consulting
You Tube link
45 mins

Safety awards and wrap up

Reynold Hert, Chair & CEO, BC Forest Safety Council  
For some key points raised in each of the presentations, please see our conference summary. Save the date for next year and bring a new young worker with you: Saturday October 3, 2015.


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