Health & Safety Certificate Series


Discover how to ensure a healthy workplace in today's changing world

The Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council is pleased to introduce a Series of Health & Safety Webinars customized for the Tourism Industry.

Each Wednesday for four consecutive weeks, Industry will be introduced to key Health & Safety issues which will cumulate with a session topic determined by feedback through participant survey.

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who have attended all four webinars:

Session 1 | Fundamentals of Leadership: Employer Responsibilities Under the OHS Act
Session 2 | Risk Management
Session 3 | Leadership and COVID-19
Session 4 | Session Topic Decided by You! 

Contact

Lynn McDonagh Hughes
Manager of Operations
(902) 423-4480
lynn@tourism.ca

Address

6589 Chebucto Road, Suite 201
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1L9

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 4pm
Friday: 9am - 4pm
Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

 

 


Session 1

October 7 | 10 - 11 AM


Fundamentals of Leadership: Employer Responsibilities Under the OHS Act

 

With the onset of COVID-19, never has there been a time that Health & Safety has been so front and center in our workplaces. It is critically important that we look after our staff and patrons – understanding what we are responsible for and how to comply with the laws is an important first step.

 

Join Joe Treen, OHS Safety Director with Safety Services Nova Scotia for the first webinar of the Health & Safety Certificate Series.

 

Watch

Session 2
October 14 | 10 - 11 AM


Risk Management

Ensure your team has the skills and confidence to do their job safely through understanding how to assess risks and workplace hazards and implement controls using best practices.

 

Join Joe Treen, OHS Safety Director with Safety Services Nova Scotia for the second webinar of the Health & Safety Certificate Series.

 

Watch

Session 3
October 21 | 10 - 11 AM


Leadership & COVID-19

‘Getting back to Business’ – how do we build better in our new world through the challenges brought forward by COVID-19? Understand the risks and learn the strategies to navigate the rocky waters of misinformation as we lead our businesses into the future.

Join Joe Treen, OHS Safety Director with Safety Services Nova Scotia for the third webinar of the Health & Safety Certificate Series.

Watch

Session 4
October 28 | 10 - 11 AM


Session Topic Decided by You!

Bring your suggestions to sessions one and two to build a fourth session that is customized to answer your operational health and safety questions for your business.

 

Join Joe Treen, OHS Safety Director with Safety Services Nova Scotia for the last webinar of the Health & Safety Certificate Series.

 

Register

Presenter

JOE TREEN
CRSP, CHSC, HSP
OHS DIRECTOR

Joe has been with Safety Services Nova Scotia since 2007 as the OHS Director and has worked in the safety and risk management field professionally for 22 years. Prior to joining Safety Services Nova Scotia, Joe spend 14 years working for a global commercial insurer supplying risk management and loss prevention services across Atlantic Canada. Having many years of experience working in very broad range of industries has provided Joe with a broad, balanced perspective and ability to adapt to varying working environments.

As a lead auditor, consultant and instructor, Joe has a passion for providing clients first class levels of service, guiding them towards continual improvement in their safety management systems. Professional accreditation’s include holding designations of Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) and Health and Safety Professional (HSP), as well as a Certificate in Adult Education.

Joe also serves as a working group lead for the CSA Z1001 (OHS Training) committee, a member of the Quality of Training Working Group under the OHS Advisory Council of NS, a long time member and serving executive on the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, as well as Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters OHS Advisory committee, and several other volunteer committees.