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IPAM Breakfast Meeting, Friday May 22, 2015

This May 22, 2015 join your IPAM colleagues for a breakfast session will discuss Ethics in Safety Management and how to succeed in “Doing the Right Thing” and what to do if this objective can’t be achieved.

Theo Heineman CRSP, CHSC, B.Sc.Ag
President & CEO, 1Life Workplace Safety & Health Ltd.
Widely recognized as a leader and expert in both business and Safety Management Systems, Theo is passionate about having an impact on sending workers home to their families safe and healthy at the end of every work day and protecting organizations from avoidable loss and liability.
Theo has over 20 years’ experience as a business owner and entrepreneur. She is also an award winning sales and marketing professional with more than 15 years of experience. Theo also has over 15 years of safety management related experience, working both locally and internationally as a consultant and trainer.

Event Details
Ethics in Safety Management or “Doing the Right Thing” is about valuing human life over all other desired outcomes. But what’s a Safety Professional to do when an organization says they “value safety’ but doesn’t “walk their talk”? Organizational culture, pressure and misdirection from management is an all too common experience of many safety professionals.
Location:  Ambassador Room L
CanadInn Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg
Time:  7:30 am – Registration
8:00 am – Info session and Q&A
9:30 am – Adjournment
IPAM Members – No Charge
Non-Members – $25.00

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Questions? Contact us at 204-275-3727


NAOSH week launch date cardWork-related illness, injuries and death in Manitoba remain a serious concern. Efforts throughout the province have contributed to improvements in worker safety and health. The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) believes that these injuries, illnesses and deaths are preventable. That is why the CSSE proudly supports North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week, May 3-9, 2015

The theme for awareness this year is “Make Safety a Habit, for your career” Our Manitoba NAOSH Week 2015 Planning Committee are hard at work planning a breakfast event at the Human Rights Museum with a special lineup of keynote speakers, federal, provincial & local dignitaries, and various exhibits with local and national media coverage.

For more information, please click here.

If your company would like to sponsor NAOSH Week 2015 in Winnipeg, please call:
(204) 805-0960 or (e-mail)

IPAM Breakfast Meeting Friday, April 17, 2015

This April 17, 2015 the IPAM Breakfast Meeting Program is offering a unique opportunity to OHS Professionals and their Companies to get the facts about mentorship opportunities with the Red River College Occupational Health & Safety Certificate Program.

Frank Richards, RRC OHS Workplace Experience Coordinator, will be our guest speaker in April.  He will be providing an overview of the Workplace Experience program and will be available to answer any questions.

This meeting is also an opportunity to meet and chat with individuals in the OHS class of 2015!  All the students from the day program will be attending this meeting.

If you have questions or have been thinking about getting involved in the RRC OHS Program as a mentor, this is your chance to talk with other mentors, get answers, & meet the students.  Don’t miss out!

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Members are invited to bring anyone interested to this breakfast meeting for free! Coffee, Tea, & Snacks are provided. Don’t forget to register!

Event Details:

Location:  Ambassador Room L

CanadInn Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg

Time: 7:30 am – Registration

8:00 am – Info session and Q&A followed by meet & greet opportunities

9:30 am – Adjournment

Cost: FREE

Contact Info for IPAM:


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Questions for IPAM? Contact us at 204-275-3727

Bingo Bowl 2015

The 2015 NAOSH  Bingo Bowl FunRaiser is ON !!!

Come prepared to have FUN  and win prizes !

Click here for the sponsor letter! We hope you and/or your company are able to donate an item to the auction. All funds raised are awarded to Safe Workers for Tomorrow .

Please click here for the 2015 Bingo Bowl Poster!

Please pass forward to as many people as you know – We have 20 lanes to fill !

For a registration form, please click here.

NEW :  like us on FACEBOOK  to see all the fun photos  –  Safeworkers for Tomorrow BINGO BOWL Fun Raiser

REMEMBER :  part of the FUN is bowling the first game wearing safety gear !  Be creative as you like and win a prize !

IPAM Breakfast Meeting Friday, March 20, 2015

Come join your IPAM colleagues on Friday, March 20, 2015 for a presentation on: Management, Disposal & Recycling of Hazardous Waste


Jason Henkel from GFL Environmental will provide an overview of hazardous waste management, disposal and recycling processes. He is interested to hear your questions and concerns, the challenges of Hazardous Goods waste management in your environment, and is ready to offer insight into the requirements and suggest options for solutions.


Jason Henkel, MBA, B.EnvS, ATPL, Operations Manager at Green For Life ( Jason has over 15 years experience in the Environmental Services industry.

GFL (Green For Life) Environmental Inc., comprised of Liquid Waste Division (East & West), Solid Waste Haulage Division, Solid Waste Transfer Division, and GFL Excavating Corp is a fully integrated solid & liquid waste management company that has been involved in the collection and processing of waste from Ontario to British Columbia for over forty years.

GFL waste management programs include: industrial/ commercial/ institutional, municipal and residential solid and recycling wastes. The transport, treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous/non-hazardous liquids and solids are conducted at our state of the art facility. Some of the waste streams we deal with include: laundry, acid and alkaline wastes, used oil and spent fuels, interceptor wastes, use oil filters, parts washer and spray gun cleaners, used anti-freeze and paint sludge’s. Also, including emergency spill response and clean up.

Note: Members may bring one guest free of charge to breakfast meetings.

Event Details:

Location: CanadInn Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg

IPAM Members – No Charge Non-Members – $25.00
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Questions? Contact us at 204-275-3727

IPAM Breakfast Meeting, February 20, 2015

Come join your IPAM colleagues on Friday, February 20, 2015 for a presentation on:  Workplace Drug Detection.


Bob Fowle, CKR Global Services Regional Manager – Manitoba

Bob has over 15 years experience in the Risk Mitigation and security consulting industry.



Illegal narcotics can lead to increased risk, injuries, fatalities and costs.

Using the Surface Detect analysis method, CKR Global HRservices provides workplace drug assessments that test for the presence of illegal drugs, at the nanogram level. It is NOT used to test human beings; but it is used to detect traces of illegal narcotics on surfaces such as desks or any physical surfaces commonly touched.

Event Details:

Location: CanadInn Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg

IPAM Members – No Charge Non-Members – $25.00
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Questions? Contact us at 204-275-3727

IPAM Networking Event, January 22, 2015

IPAM invites you to come & join your IPAM colleagues on Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 6 pm to 9 pm at Flea Whiskeys (faces onto Portage Ave.) for a fun filled evening of billiards and networking!

Participate in the dynamic & exciting billiards game, Sink the Hazard, and be entered to win a Hot Prize!

Pool table time and appetizers will be provided. Beverages are the responsibility of individual.

Location Details:

Flea Whiskey’s Billiards & Café

601 Erin Street
Winnipeg, MB
Phone: (204) 775-2727

Event Details:

IPAM Members – No Charge Non-Members – $25.00

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December 12, 2014

Happy Holidays!

IPAM invites you to come join your IPAM colleagues on Friday, December 12, 2014 for a Merry Breakfast Meeting, including yummy treats (courtesy of Protec Hearing Inc.).

Ron Mark, President of Ready Event Management and Executive Direct for the Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade, will discuss:

Large Public Events & Safety;

Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon

Presentation Info:

The bombing at the Boston Marathon caused organizers of all large public events to re-evaluate their safety and disaster management arrangements.

Ron Mark, the Executive Director of the Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade and President of Ready Event Management, will take you through the process of developing enhanced communications, safety and disaster management plans for the Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade.

Presenter: Ron Mark, President – Ready Event Management

Energetic and engaging, Ron Mark started READY Event Management in 2006. The introduction of the highly successful Manitoba Christmas Craft Sale began his career in event management in 1980. Since then, Ron Mark has owned, managed and/or produced events, conferences and trade shows, from the enormous and intricate, to the smaller and more innovative. Ron Mark has been the Executive Director of the extremely popular Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade since 2009.

Location: CanadInns Polo Park

Agenda: 7:30 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00-9:30 a.m. – Presentation and Q&A
9:30 a.m. – Adjournment

December IPAM Breakfast Meeting is partially sponsored by: Protec Hearing Inc.


2015 Safety Saves Conference; Call for Speakers

Safety Saves Conference & Tradeshow

Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation

Brought to you by:
Incident Prevention Association of Manitoba and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (Manitoba Chapter)
IPAM & CSSE MB are now accepting proposals to present a session at the 2015 Safety Saves Conference in
Winnipeg Manitoba which is held on October 27 & 28, 2015. We are looking for speakers willing to share their
occupational health, safety and environmental knowledge and experience with our safety managers and program
leaders. Proposals may range from 1 – 3 hour sessions, with the majority of session being one hour long.
The 2015 conference will be covering many aspects of safety in the work place. You can use the following topics
below as a guide for submitting your presentation, but we are of course open to additional topics.

Risk Assessment Business of Safety Selling Safety
Disability Management Engaging employees Health Care Industry
Home care workers Disaster Planning Disaster management
Environmental safety Industry specific Safety Tools & Programs

When and Where: October 27 & 28, 2015 – Canad Inns Polo Park
Speaker’s Benefits:
• We provide a continental breakfast and a hot delicious lunch, both days.
• Speakers benefit from full access to presentations and activities for the duration of the conference.
• Wonderful opportunity to showcase your expertise and network with membership from TWO associations at
The selection committee will study every proposal. The decision will be made according to the originality of the
proposal and to the interest from the targeted audience. The closing date for this call is January 12, 2015.
Candidates will receive the decision via e-mail.
Forward your questions, presentations or proposals ideas to Kristin Petaski


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