May 24, 2023
Cape Breton Island, NS – Leaders in the Occupational Health & Safety industry were recognized today at the 10th annual Safety First in Cape Breton Awards, held at the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre as part of the 2023 Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium.
The awards recognize individuals, businesses, and committees who support building a strong culture of occupational health and safety in workplaces across Unama’ki – Cape Breton, and who make a difference in enhancing safety in their workplaces each and every day.
On behalf of the Cape Breton Partnership and event partners at the Nova Scotia Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration, WCB Nova Scotia, EverWind Fuels, and award sponsor Protocase, the following safety award recipients were honoured and recognized for the following awards:
- Engagement Ally Award: Keith Armsworthy, CBRM Healthcare Redevelopment Health and Safety Coordinator, Build Nova Scotia
- Young Advocate Award: Amy Czuczman, Chemical and Environmental Supervisor, Nova Scotia Power
- Outstanding Health & Safety Committee Award: Marine Atlantic – North Sydney Terminal OH&S Committee
This year’s symposium welcomed more than 220 delegates to Membertou Trade & Convention Centre for the 10th annual Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium on May 24, 2023. Attendees had the opportunity to learn from industry leaders, visit a trade show, participate in interactive breakout sessions, and enjoyed an engaging panel discussion highlighting women in the trades.
The Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium is the only event of its kind in Unama’ki – Cape Breton and is committed to making the Island the safest place to work and do business by prioritizing physical, psychosocial, and mental health of the workforce in our region. For more information on the Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium and Awards, please visit www.safetyfirstcapebreton.com.
Cape Breton Partnership
About the Cape Breton Partnership
The Cape Breton Partnership is Unama’ki – Cape Breton’s private sector-led economic development organization that supports companies and entrepreneurs by promoting our island as a great place to live, work, and invest; growing a culture that values and celebrates creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship; and connecting entrepreneurs and companies to the resources they need to succeed. Learn more at https://capebretonpartnership.com/.
About the Safety First Cape Breton Network
The Safety First Network demonstrates Leadership by providing safe work environments for employees, distributing online newsletters to share with industry about safety related topics, highlight the work of the Nova Scotia Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration, and WCB Nova Scotia, while showcasing the safety champions in the Unama’ki – Cape Breton region.