Testimonials From the 2017 Western Conference on Safety

Good selection of presentation topics & was able to take away “nuggets” that I can pass along to clients. David Jarrell – Jarrell Consulting Ltd.

Wow, what a fantastic conference! Can’t wait until next year! Tracy Gowans – District of North Vancouver

Very informative sessions; some of the most intimate, personal experiences were shared – Emotion is guaranteed to get you thinking. Jackie McGuire – BC Liquor Distribution Branch

Very well organized. Good selection of topics. Definitely worth attending. Chris Granberg – Trojan Safety

Fantastic opportunity to learn & grow as a safety professional and network with those in OHS. Thank you for the wonderful conference! Mikal Hiscock – Aecon Group Inc.

Yes, I had a great time. Would have loved some afterhours networking opportunities. Aimee Arsenault

This is a “must go to” conference. Excellent speakers with great information to take safety forward. Mark Ryall – Matcon Canada

As a newbie at Safety Protocols, I feel I’ve learned enough to be successful and lead a great JH&S Committee! Kelle Smith – Fusion Projects

Key note speakers were great! Bruce Littler – Viterra

Easy going Relax Good Jenn Lychy – Wallace & Co.

Overall it was another great year, thanks John Roud – Metro Vancouver

Great – Lots of info. Look forward to next year. Rainer Mans – Air Canada

Inspiring & refreshing Mike Bernier – YWCHSB

Extremely valuable information and training taken home to share with my fellow workers. Cam Tedford – Village of Ashcroft

Great use of time – helps harmonize my global view on Health & Safety. Nigel Corduff – WorkSafeBC

Overall quite good, fulfilling and valuable experience. Rick Harris – North Vancouver Rec. & Culture

Exceptional presentations put on by engaging presenters at the top of their fields. Mary-Jane Lentz – WorkSafeBC

This is my third time at the conference and I always learn something new each time. Ron Holbrook – North Vancouver Rec. & Culture

It was great to come back after a break of 6 years. The quality of speakers and staff of Pacific safety Center are bar none when it comes to safety conferences. Definitely worth it. Nicole Biernaczyk – IBEW Local 258

Always excellent, timely, informative, inspiring! Harold Rezansoff – BCSA

Second time at this conference. It is well organized with good speakers. Chris Back – WorkSafeBC

Great experience for first time attendees Shaista Khan –

Great conference Stefan Bilalakis

I’m glad I attended; jam packed with lots of relevant information. Dusty Kelly – Local 891

Very inspiring conference, full of positivity and opportunity for growth. I would recommend it. Nicole Kwieton – City of Richmond

Thank you for a refreshing and enjoyable review of the safety world. Don McIntosh – Safety Edge

Very helpful for employees on OH&S Don Barrie – BC Safety Authority

Well organized, good speakers, well worth it. Rick Newlove – Enform

Was very interesting on how to get NAOSH week incorporated into your organization. Mike Minkhorst – Ecowaste

Continues to give me gold nuggets of safety to take back to share with co-workers and peers. Great motivator. Congrats on such a quality conference. Lorraine Douville – Canadian Blood Services

Fun! Inspiring! A good time! Rolf Ahrens – Quantum Lighting Inc.

Entertaining, motivational, inspiring, and informative. Dawn Bagdonas – DST Consulting

This event consistently exceeds my expectations. The perfect mix of inspirational & practical! Trina Pollard – go2HR

Good conference, well organized – staff friendly & helpful. Dave Lovely – City of Campbell River

Great conference, 20 years, awesome. What’s up for year 21??!! We have to keep reinventing ourselves. Paul Stevenson – Stevenson HSE Solutions

Fantastic, motivational speakers. Great job to the organizers of the convention. Corey Viala – Ambulance Paramedics of BC

If you are a seasoned veteran or new to safety, this conference never disappoints. Laurie Lowes – London Drugs

As a first timer, was very interesting, lot was learned & lots to take back to my peers. Gavin McGregor – Fortis

Wish I could have gone to all sessions. Hard to choose each time. Leanne Reynolds

Very informative two days! Charlie Parhar – Cargill

I always enjoy these conferences & leave with at least one piece of key learning that I apply. Alanna McBride – ALS Minerals

Do not miss it!! Guy Brund – Urban One

Everyone from all organizations should have a chance to come. Ed Tack – Metro Vancouver

My first conference – extremely well organized and some great speakers. Great chance to connect with colleagues. Dailaan Shaffer – First Nations Health Authority

Can’t wait until next year – good work Richard Lang – McRae’s Environmental

I was pleasantly surprised with the valuable, meaningful, educational sessions. Sharon Paine – BCSA

Amazingly well put together, with so much good information and the tradeshow was so informative as well. S. Olsson – City of Revelstoke

First time attendee. I feel very fortunate to have attended – more networking. I appreciated all of the presenters. Kim Trace – City of Salmon Arm

Excellent conference Dave Podmoroff – Town of View Royal

Excellent conference, Mary, she is great at looking after our issues. Harbinder Hara

Overall a fantastic conference!! Thank you. Heather Roberts – Oak Bay

I have attended for the last 6 years. Excellent every year. Hats off to the organizers. Ashok Pathak – Interfor

After a year of motivating and coaching others towards safety, it is nice to attend the WCS, to receive motivation and coaching myself. Kyle Ollenberger – Alta Gas

I have attended the last 15 years. It always evolves with more and more new topics. Sugavanam Prabhakaran _ WorkSafeBC

It is good safety talk. A lot of health safety information & products. Vikram Bhagtana – Terrapure Environmental

Hits the mark – Way beyond my expectations – Reinvigorating & inspiring. Paul Smythe – WCB