Join industry leaders and provincial representatives from the safety sector for a one day symposium about workplace health and safety. Sharpen your skills, get updates on new provincial safety regulations and engage in discussion about best practices that will position Cape Breton as the safest place to work and do business.


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 the Workers’ Compensation Board and provincial health and safety officials;
  • Gain insight on current and future training needs and safety planning needs; 
  • Provide an opportunity for industry leaders to network with Cape Breton organizations to explore future programming and partnerships.


The fourth annual Safety First in Cape Breton Conference will be held on May 6, 2016 at Marconi Campus in Sydney, NS.


For more information about the conference, please contact Sidney Reid at 902-562-0122 or email