First Aid Discussions - Employer Input Follow-Up Session (Jan 22)

Category: Training

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Details:

LIMITED SPACE: Use registration button to right of page.

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education (LAE) Safety Branch is revising the Occupational First Aid Regulations. In 2019, they hosted a number of sessions across the province to get input on the proposed changes and throughout these sessions, they heard from employers, employees and training organizations that there is a need to update some aspects of the First Aid Regulations. 

Join us!
 
In January 2020, the Safety Branch will be hosting new sessions around the Province to inform stakeholders on the proposed changes to the First Aid Regulations based on the feedback received, and to discuss a risk assessment process for use in determining first aid training and first aid kits required.

Employers are encouraged to sign up and participate in at least one of these sessions being held around Nova Scotia.


OEA NS Society will be hosting one of these sessions at their Bedford Office:

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2019
1pm – 3pm

Suite 14, 36 Brookshire Court, Bedford, NS
 

Use button to right of page to register for this session.

Note this session has limited space and will fill up! So register early. A wait-list will be generated in the event the session is filled.

Questions? Email joy.samuel@oeans.ca

 


 

Alternate Sessions

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education will be hosting several sessions around the province in January 2020. View the full invitation letter here.

 

First Aid Discussions in Nova Scotia

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education Safety Branch is revising the Occupational First Aid Regulations. We are organizing a follow up session to those we hosted in 2019, about possible changes the regulations.

Throughout these sessions, held in July , we heard from employers, employees and training organizations that there is a need to update some aspects of the First Aid Regulations.

Join us – Save the date

In January 2020, the Safety Branch will be hosting new sessions around the Province to inform stakeholders on the proposed changes to the First Aid Regulations based on the feedback received, and to discuss a risk assessment process for use in determining first aid training and first aid kits required.

We hope you will be able to join us and participate in these conversations around Nova Scotia. A reminder email, along with the facilitation documentation, will be sent in early January.

  • We ask that you please register by email to SAFETYENGAGEMENT@novascotia.ca and include your Name, Company Name (if applicable), Telephone Number and the Location/Time you wish to attend (see list of events/locations below). Seats are limited so please register as soon as possible.
  •  For those of you unable to attend in person or want to provide more comments, you can participate online in both English or French at www.novascotia.ca/lae/healthandsafety .

The website will allow you to be part of the conversation by filling out the comments section. Please note the website including the facilitation documents will be available in early January.

You can also email us at safetyengagement@novascotia.ca.

Please feel free to share this invitation widely.

All of us are responsible for workplace health and safety, Please take the opportunity to contribute.

 

Sincerely,

Jennifer Schnare

Manager Awareness and Outreach

Safety Branch – Occupational Health and Safety

Jennifer.schare@novascotia.ca 

 

English

 

Halifax – NSCC Leeds Campus

Monday, January 20th                              9:00AM -11:00

 

Port Hawkesbury - Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

Tuesday, January 21th                              9:00 AM to 11:00

 

Kentville – NSCC Kingstec Campus

Wednesday, January 22th                      9:00 AM- 11:00

 

Dartmouth - NSCC Akerley Campus

Friday, January 24th                                  9:00 AM -11:00

 

Truro – NSCC Campus

Monday January 27th                                   9:00 AM  - 11:00

 

French

Clare- Université Sainte-Anne Campus

Thursday January 23rd                             5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-952-2687.

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