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Impairment (Cannabis) and Workplace Safety

January 11, 2018

Participants will learn about the impact impairment can have on workplace safety. This presentation will provide information on how to respond to impairment in the workplace in light of the legalization of recreational cannabis.

What you will learn:

  1. What is impairment (causes, signs, impact on workplaces)
  2. Employers’ responsibilities to provide a safe and healthy workplace and Best practices – Drug and Alcohol policy
  3. Knowing the appropriate steps to respond to suspected impairment in the workplace

Who Should Attend:

This beginner workshop will be particularly useful to employers, managers, supervisors and safety committee members with little to no previous knowledge on addressing workplace impairment.

PRESENTER:

Michael Pogorzelec, M.Sc.
Safework Manitoba

Michael Pogorzelec, MSc, studied microbiology and pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Manitoba. He proceeded to work in the health insurance industry, and eventually moved to the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba.  Here, he worked in short-term claims, providing benefits to injured workers. He is currently a Prevention Consultant at SAFE Work Manitoba, the provincial public agency dedicated to the prevention of workplace injury and illness.


This event contains one (1) technical hour and may be eligible for BCRSP CM points. See BCRSP website at www.bcrsp.ca for CM point criteria.  Further information can be found here.


EVENT DETAILS:

DATE:  Friday, January 11, 2018
TIME:
Networking – 7:30 am
Presentation – 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Wrap-Up – 9:00 am

LOCATION:
Canad Inns POLO PARK
1405 St. Matthews Ave.

FEES:
IPAM Members:  No Charge
Non-Members:  $25.00

Cancellation Policy:

Member Registrations – Members who register and do not attend will be charged $25.  Cancellations received at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the event date are accepted without penalty.

Non-Member Registrations – Cancellations received at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the event date are accepted without charge.  If cancellation is not received by the specified time frame the fee of $25.00 is applicable.

Substitutions are welcome.


NEW WAY TO REGISTER!
Try our new registration system – it’s easy!  Click here to register.
or
Register by email office@ipam-manitoba.com providing full contact information
(Name, Company, Tel, Email)


Questions?  Contact us at 204-295-1512.

**Please note this breakfast meeting may be photographed for p

Psychosocial Health & Safety Strategies that help create a Mentally Healthy & Emotionally Safe Workplace

November 2, 2018

Preventing MSD’s, accidents, injuries and even death, goes way beyond traditional physical, mechanical and biological health and safety training.  And, although it is an employer’s responsibility to provide these training programs, if Psychosocial health risk assessment and management systems are not in place, we are being reactive not proactive in our approach.

Psychosocial hazards in the workplace are the non-physical hazards that are affecting the mental health and emotional wellbeing of your employees.  They directly impact performance, productivity and ultimately, they affect whether your workforce can perform and operate in a safe and healthy manner.

Our program is instrumental to, and, an introduction on how to compliment and enhance traditional H&S training programs to ensure that employees are physically and emotionally healthy to perform their roles.

What you will learn:

  1. Why Psychosocial health Risk assessment and management is essential not optional and understand the social and corporate responsibilities of the employer and the employee.
  2. How to build a Psychosocial Health Risk assessment and management toolkit.
  3. How to integrate Psychosocial Health Risk assessment and management systems into your current Health & Safety programming.

Who Should Attend:
Business Owners, Health & Safety Trainers, Wellness Champions, HR Managers, Contractors, Health Insurance Agents, Colleges/Lecturers, Construction Workers

PRESENTER:

Karen Insley (Corporate Psychosocial Health Risk Strategist):

Karen is a Certified Cancer Coach specializing in Psychosocial Health Risk Management.  Trained in the medical and surgical treatment of colorectal cancer, psychosocial coping, communication, emotional support. Karen is also a certified specialist in Eating Disorders & Body Image Issues.  Click here for more information about Karen.


This event contains one (1) technical hour and may be eligible for BCRSP CM points. See BCRSP website at www.bcrsp.ca for CM point criteria.  Further information can be found here.


EVENT DETAILS:

DATE:   Friday, November 2, 2018
TIME:   Networking – 7:30 am
Presentation – 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Wrap-Up – 9:00 am
LOCATION:   Canad Inns POLO PARK
1405 St. Matthews Ave.
FEES:   IPAM Members:  No Charge
Non-Members:  $25.00

Cancellation Policy:

Member Registrations – Members who register and do not attend will be charged $25.  Cancellations received at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the event date are accepted without penalty.

Non-Member Registrations – Cancellations received at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the event date are accepted without charge.  If cancellation is not received by the specified time frame the fee of $25.00 is applicable.

Substitutions are welcome.


NEW WAY TO REGISTER!
Try our new registration system – it’s easy!  Click here to register.
or
Register by email office@ipam-manitoba.com providing full contact information
(Name, Company, Tel, Email)


Questions?  Contact us at 204-295-1512.

**Please note this breakfast meeting may be photographed for promotional purposes*

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