Prevention and Safety in the Workplace Conference
May 10, 2013

Prevention and Safety in the Workplace Conference

Presented By: Cape Breton Partnership

Price: $40.00 / person

Location: Membertou Trade & Convention Centre

Time: 8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Cape Breton Partnership, in cooperation with Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education and the North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, is hosting the upcoming Prevention and Safety in the Workplace conference.  The event will be hosted at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre on Friday, May 10, 2013.

The cost to register is $40.00 + tax.

The first 40 people to register will receive an early bird prize.


The goals of the Safety Symposium are to:

  • Create standards in safety education and best practices that position Cape Breton as the safest and most efficient place to work and do business;
  • Present Cape Breton businesses to safety industry professionals;
  • Establish a stronger working relationship with Workers’ Compensation Board and provincial health and safety officials;
  • Gain insight on current and future training needs and safety planning needs; and,
  • Provide an opportunity for industry leaders to network with Cape Breton organizations to explore future programming and partnerships.


Invited are industry experts and provincial representatives from the safety sector in Cape Breton-Mulgrave.  The conference will include a panel session to address the topic of safety best practices and the ways in which local companies have succeeded in building a strong safety framework within their organization.


Please feel free to contact Sidney Reid by email at or by phone 902.562.0122 with any questions or to discuss the opportunity further.


Proposed Conference Agenda




8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.




8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks



9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Nova Scotia on the World Stage



9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

The Story of a Workplace Death




10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Nutritional Break



10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Safety and Prevention with Youth in the Workplace



11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Safety Success Stories Panel


12:30 p.m – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch with Keynote Address

“Empowering Your Workplace”



1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions



3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Nutrition Break



3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Charting Occupational Health and Safety Changes in Nova Scotia



3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Conference Wrap-up




Thank You to Our Sponsors


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