North Vancouver Island’s premier conference on safety
This exciting three-day conference, with optional third day post-conference training sessions, is proudly presented by the Strathcona Regional District and will take place at the Strathcona Gardens Recreation Complex. North Vancouver Island’s premier conference on safety will feature a variety of hot topics for everyone from the most experienced safety professional to new safety committee members.
This year marks the ten-year anniversary of the Upper Island Safety Conference and we are excited to watch the event grow and improve each year. The Upper Island Safety Conference and Trade Show Exhibition features 15 educational sessions, 2 keynote speakers, 3 optional post-conference training sessions, and 25 exhibitor booths. More than 200 delegates from Western Canada are expected. The Upper Island Safety Conference and Trade Show continue to offer a competitively priced experience through a combination of exceptional education sessions, keynote speakers and trade show exhibits.
Who should attend
- Safety committee members
- Facility supervisors and managers
- Safety officers and professionals
- Safety business owners
- Safety business sales representatives
- Anyone responsible for safety at work
- Anyone employed in the business of safety
- 15 educational sessions
- 2 keynote speakers
- 3 optional post conference training sessions
- 25 exhibitor booths
- More than 200 delegates expected
- Free admission to Strathcona Gardens Recreation Complex
Two full days of presenters and speakers
The Upper Island Safety Conference and Trade Show continues to offer a competitively priced experience.
The Happiness Expert
Few leaders have as much and as varied experience in the field of Safety and Disability Management. Paul has a proven 20-year track record as a senior leader within worker’s compensation systems and a consulting expert for high claims volume and high-risk employers.
As a public speaker and trainer, Paul’s authentic and passionate commitment to his subject matter shines through. Each presentation is packed with useful information and practical tools. Accented by playful and funny storytelling.
Canada’s 2013 Safety Professional of the Year
Dave Fennell is safety! Dave has made a career (29 years to be exact) of hands-on practical safety to help front line workers go home safety every day and to assist the most senior management develop and sustain approaches to safety that are world class.
His work in safety has been used in safety management videos and training by companies around the world and his work within the Safety Profession earned him the honor of being named Canada’s Safety Professional of the Year.
Senior Consultant, KWELA Consulting
Occupational Safety Expert, Consulting in Safety
MSc, CCC Executive Director/Counsellor, Upper Island Counselling
Occupational Safety Officer Prevention Field Services, WorkSafeBC
Operations Manager, Jeune Landing / Quatsino DLS, Western Forest Products
Dr. Tanya Flood
Doctor of Optometry, FYI Doctors
Capital Projects & Hydro Ops, BC Hydro
Jessie D. Kunce
Occupational Safety Officer Prevention Field Services, WorksafeBC
Industry & Labour Services Specialist, WorkSafeBC
MBA, CRSP EHS Consultant
A third day of exceptional training sessions
Choose from three optional post-conference professional development courses and register below.
BC Hydro - Electrical Safety Training for Municipal and Trades Workers
BC Forest Safety Council - JHSC Fundamentals
We want to take this opportunity to acknowledge our sponsors. Thank you for your continued support of the Upper Island Safety Conference. We couldn’t host this event without you!
Over 25 exhibitor booths offer an opportunity to explore Canada’s leading occupational health and safety products and network with other safety organizations and professionals.
The Serious Business of Positive Emotions - Download PDF
Safety Leaders Breakout Session - Download PDF
Beyond Swiss Cheese and Equilateral Triangles - Download PDF
Risk Tolerance - Download PDF
Dr. Tanya Flood
Proper Protection Equals Eye Injury Prevention - Download PDF
Incident Investigations: The New Investigator - Download PDF
The Mental Health Support Network – Navigating the pipelines to get the help you need - Download PDF
New Worker Training & Orientation - Moving Beyond the Checklist - Download PDF