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Last year’s 2017 Western Conference on Safety sold out in record time and according to the Participant Evaluations it was the best yet. With more than 1200participants, 22 sessions, 80 tradeshow booths, 5 post conference courses and speakers from across North America this is the largest Occupational Health & Safety Conference in western Canada. 2018 will be the 23rd Annual conference and your conference steering committee is working hard to make it the best yet.

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WorkSafeBC Joins 2018 Western Conference on Safety as Gold Level Sponsor

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WorkSafeBC Joins 2018 Western Conference on Safety as Gold Level Sponsor. We are pleased to welcome back WorkSafeBC as a gold level sponsor of the 2018 Western Conference on Safety.  WorkSafeBC has been a sponsor of the conference since inception in 1996 and its help and support has helped make the conference the second largest OSH conference in Canada and the largest in Western Canada.

2018 Western Conference on Safety Tradeshow Booth Sales Open Oct 2

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Are you looking for a way to reach companies and organizations who buy safety products, training or services? Interested in exhibiting at the largest OSH Tradeshow and Conference in Western Canada? The 2018 Western Conference on Safety is for you! It runs April 9 & 10, 2018 in Vancouver BC. and its tradeshow opens for general tradeshow booth sales starting at 10:00 a.m. PST on October 2/17.

If you would like even more exposure to the 850 – 900 delegates, consider getting a spotlight sponsorship. A mere $500.00 gets you logo splashed around, a delegate kit insert to help drive traffic to your booth, and more! For more information click on the following links:

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Tradeshow Application and Contract

Don’t delay! Register early to get the best available booth!

Work Underway on 2018 Western Conference on Safety

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April 9 & 10, 2018 seems like a long time away but from our Conference Steering Committtees’ point of view its just around the corner. They have already started work on the conference format and agenda and will be working hard to bring you the latest and best topics and speakers. Watch this space for more information coming soon.

Call for Presentations — 2018 Western Conference on Safety

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Interested in speaking at the 2018 Western Conference on Safety in Vancouver on April 9 – 10, 2018?  The 2018 Conference Steering Committee is hard at work seeking out the most interesting topics and best speakers to fill the 2018 conference agenda. You could be one of them. Download a 2018 Speaker Session Proposal Form today. All submissions must be received by October 24, 2017 to be considered.  Click Here To Download The Form.

2017 Western Conference on Safety is now in the record books.

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With more than Thank you to the more than 1200 conference and post conference course attendees, exhibitors, speakers and volunteers it was the second largest Western Conference on Safety ever and the 2nd largest OSH conference in Canada. We are hard at work doing all the “after-conference” paperwork and giving our staff some hard earned time off. We will soon be starting on the 2018 conference coming April 9-10 and be posting more information on it as it becomes available. In the meantime, enjoy your summer!


Kudos once again! Extremely well organized and excellent quality speakers. Makes me excited to get back to work and use this great info.

Dailaan ShafferCRSP Program Lead, OH&S First Nations Health

Great conference. Lots of info to take back.

Cal JacksonJ.H.O.S Co-Chair, Tolko

Fantastic! Well done. Very very informative.

Brad GibbonsFirst aid manager, West Park Electric Ltd.

This conference is a must. Its like software updates. It keeps me current, motivated and renews my energy towards workplace safety.

Lorraine DouvilleCanadian Blood Services