Testimonials From the 2018 Western Conference on Safety

  • Always professional, thought provoking and top quality conference. Janet Wallace, Recreation & Culture Coordinator, North Vancouver Recreation & Culture
  • The conference was organized, educational and entertaining! Jessica Ell, Westbank First Nation
  • This is my 5th year at the conference. I look forward to it every year! Educational, fun and great for networking! Alanna McBride, HSE Mgr ALS Minerals
  • Well organized and useful conference. Dan Chow Kinder Morgan Canada
  • Absolutely loved it! Whether it’s your first time or repeat conference attendees, there’s something for everyone. Susan Salame, Crime Prevention Programs Facilitator + Joint OH+S Committee Member, City of Burnaby/RCMP
  • Good learning, Good Fun, Great People. Ward Flaherty, Alberta Pacific Forest Industries
  • Great subjects and vendor booths. Loaded with helpful information around every corner. Scott Stluka, Safety Specialist. The Doe Run Co.
  • My Favourite conference of the year! Michelle Jones, Facility and Program Supervisor, North Vancouver Recreation + Culture
  • Lots of help for new people to safety and fantastic for seasoned safety people. Lisa Manchur, District Safety, United Rentals
  • Great opportunity for learning best practices and taking safety culture to new heights for your organization. Ethan Griffin, Safety Coordinator, Coastal Manufacturing, Interfor Corporation
  • The conference really helped change my perspective on how safety should operate. Shea O’Neill, Track Foreman, Southern Rail of B.C.
  • Relevant, Practical, real world topics, speakers and info. Obtain tools & techniques to implement the next day at work. Todd Martin, Manager of Health & Safety, Murray Latta, Progressive Machine.
  • Insightful, current conference provides tools that I get to use and implement in the workplace. Lorraine Douville, OHS Coordinator, Canadian Blood Services
  • Great range of topics! Shannon Field – City of Burnaby
  • The passion for safety was palpable. Shadi Mahpour, BCIT Student
  • The experience is a must for anyone in a safety field. Cindie Walker – Safety Coordinator, Emcon Services Inc.
  • This was my first time at the conference. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience and learnt a whole lot of information. Great Job. Kumakshi Sharma, National Research Council Canada
  • I enjoyed my time this year. As a first timer I look forward to future conferences. Amanda Thielen, Secretary-Dispatcher, School District No. 83 Operation Dept.
  • Excellent conference; well organized and amazing speakers. Henry Verschoof, Sr. Mgr. Health & Safety /Operations, Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • This conference never disappoints, looking forward to next year. Tracy Gowans, Safety Specialist, District of North Vancouver.
  • Excellent! A must attend conference for safety professionals. Norman Woo, Senior Applications Engineer, Ballard Power Systems
  • Inspiring, motivating and forwardreaching development of safety culture for everyone. Zola Dore, Asst. Hospitality Mgr, JHSC member, Tinhorn Creek Vinyards, Oliver, B.C.
  • I always gain new insights and benefit from differing perspectives. Looking forward to 2019. Ruth McIntosh, Safety Edge International Inc.
  • A conference everyone should attend. Rick Tanaka – 2nd Vice President, C.U.P.E. Local 402, Surrey City Workers.
  • I’ll be back! Dustin Brears – Division Manager, EMW Industrial
  • An engaging experience with pertinent content. Michael P. Jones, Calgary Airport Authority
  • 10/10. Wish everyone could attend. Wendy Linton, Treatment Operator, Resort Municipality of Whistler.
  • Inspiring speakers, interesting topics and great networking opportunities. Soleil Aellen, Sr. EHS Administrator, Fraser River Pile and Dredge
  • On point message; excellent presenters, thank you! Alexandra Boyd, Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards
  • Overall very informative & top quality presenters. Manj Kaila, Port Moody Police Dept.
  • I always learn pertinent information for work as well as for the rest of my life. Karen Cabral, JHSC/FAA Level 2, Georgia Main Food Group
  • Time well spent! Eric Monteith, Assistant Regional Manager, ITC Construction Group
  • Excellent conference – Best ever! Paul Nelson, Fortis BC
  • 100% worth the trip to Vancouver, such a well-organized + professional event. I met so many new people that I know I can contact in the future for advice and assistance. Thank you. Natalia Day, OHS Manager – Cool Aid
  • A very well organized conference with exceptional speakers and valuable topics. Cheryl Archer, JOHSC Member, District of North Vancouver
  • I always learn new takeaways from this conference! Rhonda Doig, EA to Chief Constable, Port Moody Police Dept.
  • Another great conference. Sat Combow, Supervisor, WSBC
  • An excellent conference for those of us that want to enhance their horizons. Peter J. Foodikoff
  • Been attending this conference for my 5th year and it continues to evolve and brings the best presenters. Anthony Moore, Nisga’a Lisims Government.
  • Eye opening content. Left with a wealth of knowledge. Lee McCormick, People and Process Manager, UBC.
  • Well done! Jennifer Morrow – Safety – Rogers Sugar
  • I’m looking forward to attending next year. Thanks for the experience. Bryan Kowalyshen, Yukon Government – Highways and Public Works
  • Essential tools & discussions toward a safer work environment. Scott Runquist – Painter/Worker Safety Rep. University of British Columbia
  • Lots of new tools and ideas makes big cultural change and buying in for safety by both employers and workers. Sugavanam Prabhakaran, WorksafeBC
  • Very well done. Keynotes were great. M/C. had great energy. Right number of vendors, good balance between a good selection while maintaining a small friendly atmosphere. Matt String, Director, EMS, Interstate Batteries
  • Well organized, great information. Not only will I share this information with my coworkers but my Fire Dept. as well! Josh White – Village of Ashcroft/Fire Chief Ashcroft Fire Rescue
  • My first time attending and I learned a lot. I am looking forward to coming back next year. Lotanna Ufondu, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Nelson BC
  • Inspiring speakers, innovating equipment and game changing tools to improve workplace safety and culture. Patricia Saville, UBC
  • Everyone in the field of OHS should attend; there is something for everyone. Franck Vengeles, Government of Canada
  • My fourth time at this conference and every year the topics/sessions are kept up to date, informative and interesting. Valerie Clarke, Service Person, Coast Mountain Bus Co.
  • Loved it! Well organized and informative, motivating and able to see some gaps to work on in my organization. Sabra Didur, BC Hydro