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WORKSAFELY® COR® meeting update

BACK TO YOU: DON HURST

WORKSAFELY®’s November 3rd COR® meeting was delivered both in-person and via videoconference, and covered the following updates:

  • Rob Morrison recapped the Manitoba Common Ground Alliance work on accelerating locates and the progress seen in 2022.
  • Andrew Dolhy from the Occupation Health Centre gave a brief presentation on ergonomics in the workplace focusing on slips, trips and falls
  • Darren James from Workplace Safety and Health gave an update on focus-areas surrounding heavy construction, primarily excavation and trenches
  • Arleen Kaur from SAFE Work Manitoba presented 2022 year-to-date statistics comparing them with previous years
  • Don Hurst capped off the meeting summarizing WORKSAFELY®’s 2022 success and what’s to come, including:
    • Procurement and Contractor Management element to be introduced in 2023
    • Updated training programs at MHCA

Thank you for all who attended. For more information on topics discussed, please contact Sarah Craig at [email protected].