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March 24, 2020

Saskatchewan Association for Safe Workplaces in Health (SASWH)

 Annual General Meeting and Education Conference

A Vision of Safety is Zero Injuries

Navigating the Future

Tips to Manage Change and Promote Psychological Safety

Healthcare leaders, occupational health & safety professionals, occupational health and safety committee members and employees within the healthcare industry - don't miss this opportunity to attend an exciting industry event on March 24, 2020 in Regina, Saskatchewan. This conference, hosted by SASWH, is an all-day healthcare-related event with an educational component. It will be an excellent opportunity to network and hear how SASWH supports the industry in safety.

SASWH is fortunate this year to have secured for our members two renowned speakers. The first keynote speaker reminds us of the need for good mental health and psychological safety. Our closing keynote will inspire us to better understand that there has never been a better time for safety professional leaders to meet the challenge of change. Participants will have practical take-aways to develop enduring relationships with key stakeholders as well as new ideas to tap into your creativity, to grow as an open-minded safety leader and position yourself for continued success.

In addition, the conference this year reminds us of the need to innovate, collaborate and celebrate what is working well and be bold enough to set high standards in safety.


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 – 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Queensbury Convention Centre
1700 Elphinstone Street, Regina, Saskatchewan

Fees - Event Registration
Non Members: $100.00
Members: Free (employers, workers and unions in healthcare are included in the member category)

Register early as space is limited!

Business Attire


HOTEL BLOCKS FOR AGM - March 23, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton
2415 Dewdney Avenue
Block ID: SA1301
Reservations:  Ph: (306) 789-8008

Reservations on-line:  Group Rate - SASWH

Block Reservation Cut Off: Block will remain open up until the day of the event if available.

Fairfield Inn & Suites

3915 Albert Street
Reservations:  Ph: (306) 545-9777

Reservations on-line:  Group Rate - SASWH

Block Reservation Cut Off: February 23, 2020

Complete your on-line registration HERE.

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Opening Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Bill Howatt
Chief of Research, Workforce Productivity, Organizational Performance
Psychological Safety.  Mental Health and Wellness.  Resiliency. 

It's time to make workplace mental health a priority and learn how to move from “best evidence” to “actionable strategy.” On your journey to creating a mentally healthy workplace, the first steps can have the greatest impact. Dr. Howatt’s session is designed to help you appreciate the benefits of good coping skills and resiliency when it comes to your organization’s progress on the workplace mental health journey.

 Dr. Bill Howatt

Dr. Howatt, a behavioural scientist, is known as one of Canada’s top experts in mental health issues in the workplace and has more than 30 years of experience in the field of mental health, addiction, and HR consulting. As a highly-respected columnist for The Globe and Mail, author, clinician, consultant and speaker, he effortlessly engages and inspires both individuals and groups. He is also Chair of CSA Standard 21008: Management of Substance Related Impairment in the Workplace. Prior to joining The Conference Board in 2018, Dr. Howatt worked as Chief of Research and Development, Workforce Productivity at Morneau Shepell where he launched a total health consulting strategy designed to improve health engagement and productivity in Canadian organizations.


Closing Keynote Speaker:

Michelle Ray
Leadership Expert & Accountability Catalyst, Lead Yourself First Enterprises
Take The Lead.  Embrace Change.  Own Your Future 

Michelle Ray  Born in Australia and now residing in Vancouver, Michelle Ray is a health and safety speaker renowned for her expertise on leadership, accountability, influence and building outstanding safety cultures. Michelle has worked with hundreds of leaders and their teams in diverse industries including occupational health and safety within private and public enterprise, construction, mining, as well as oil and gas. She demonstrates a deep understanding of team dynamics, interpersonal communication and personal responsibility. As an in-demand conference presenter, Michelle utilizes a dynamic, interactive and highly engaging style. She has earned the Certified Speaking Professional Designation, held by less than 800 people worldwide.