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Health and Safety

April 22, 2016 - 4:55pm •
Please find the call-out letter for resolutions for the National Health and Safety Conference scheduled for November 18-20, 2016. The submission deadline is June 3, 2016, 4:00 p.m. EST. Resolutions are to be submitted directly to PSAC National Headquarters, attention Michelle Rossignol, Programs Section, at conferences@psac-afpc.com CLICK HERE for a PDF version of the wording below.
April 22, 2016 - 4:40pm •
On April 28 people across Canada stop to remember workers killed, injured or disabled on the job. We ask that on April 28 you and your union local take a moment to honour their memory by joining local events or having one at your local.   You can find an event near you by scrolling down to view regional listings below.    Please also take a moment to read the letter from our Health and Safety Officer, Clint Wirth, below.   Posters for printing and sharing:
January 20, 2016 - 12:06pm •
During the 2015 Prairie Region Health & Safety Conference, PSAC Prairies members were treated to a rousing and informative keynote speech by Dr. Leigh Quesnel of HQS Consulting Services on the topic of "Towards a Healthy Workplace: Understanding Psychological Harassment and Bullying."  Dr. Quesnel specializes in such areas as workplace wellness, creating respectful workplaces, managing bullying and psycholgical harassment, and stress management, among others.
January 12, 2016 - 12:35pm •
Please join us on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. MB/ 6:00 p.m. AB/SK for a one hour webinar on violence prevention. This webinar will be useful for members in both federally regulated and provincially regulated workplaces. Register online now to receive login information and a reminder email. This webinar will cover:
January 12, 2016 - 12:00am •
A new survey is asking employed caregivers to share their experiences. PSAC advocates for a healthy workplace and work-life balance. That’s why we are pleased to be assisting with a new study on these issues.  
December 14, 2015 - 12:00am •
The 2015 Prairie Region Health & Safety Conference was held November 21-22, 2015 in Winnipeg with over 60 PSAC members in attendance from across the Prairies.
June 8, 2015 - 2:36pm •
The 2015 PSAC Prairie Region Health and Safety Conference will be held November 21 - 22 in Winnipeg. The overall theme will deal with the current challenges in dealing with employers, with particular attention to the roles of Workplace Health and Safety Committees, and the challenges faced by committee members. 
June 4, 2015 - 5:02pm •
This webinar will build on the information discussed during the evening health and safety information sessions in several locations last fall. It will also allow members to ask questions about workplace health and safety concerns, such as mental health in the workplace, ergonomics, building a health and safety network and further training.
December 8, 2014 - 12:00am •
In October, Clint Wirth, Regional Representative - Health & Safety, kicked off the Prairies health and safety tour with worksite visits and training throughout Saskatchewan. The tour continued earlier this month with stops in Alberta.
October 31, 2014 - 12:00am •
The Prairies health and safety tour kicked off last month with worksite visits taking place throughout Saskatchewan from October 20-24, 2014.

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