About The Western Conference on Safety 2017

Welcome to the 22nd Annual Western Conference on Safety, Western Canada’s largest occupational health and safety event. Each year, members of the conference steering committee search throughout North America seeking out the best topics and speakers and bringing them to the Western Conference on Safety.

Last year was a great success and was the 11th year hosting the conference at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver with more than 1250 people coming out to participate.

The conference includes a blend of seminars aimed at everyone from the new safety committee member to the most experienced safety professional. With over 28 seminars and courses and an 80 booth tradeshow this conference has something for everyone.

What’s New This Year?

  • New sessions specifically for safety committee and supervisors
  • Session specifically for federally regulated workplaces
  • The latest information on provincial and federal regulatory updates
  • Higher level sessions for Safety Professionals

What’s Included?

  • Admission to all conference sessions
  • Admission to the Safety Tradeshow
  • Refreshments at breaks
  • Conference delegate tote bag and kit
  • Conference and Tradeshow Information Package

Benefits of Attending:

Knowledge and skills you can use to reduce or eliminate accidents on your worksite including:

  • More than 25 seminars and courses on the latest in occupational health, safety and wellness
  • Introductory sessions for those new to safety
  • Special sessions specifically for new or experienced safety committee members
  • Advanced sessions for experienced safety practioners
  • Exposure to 80 safety booths filled with the latest safety equipment, information and resources
  • Network with others involved in safety, hear what works and what doesn’t in safety
  • Save money with reduced guest room rates at one of the finest hotels in Vancouver, centrally located on or near all the best of public transit systems.

Who Should Attend?

  • Safety Committee Members
  • Supervisors
  • Safety Coordinators
  • Construction Safety Officers
  • Union Safety Officers
  • Safety Professionals
  • Managers
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Anyone who is responsible for safety at work