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PHS 106: Capstone Project

Date: Thursday Oct 28, 2021
Location: Virtual

AMHSA’s Psychological Health and Safety Certification program can help you learn how to integrate psychological health and safety into your existing health and safety management system.

Our next class is PHS 106: Capstone

The capstone project is the final step in certification and the goal is to demonstrate competency and the impact of PHS Health and Safety inside your workplace.

Join us for a half day overview and recap in this final step in the implementation journey.

Your capstone project will be assigned to you only once you complete the other courses.

Register now for PHS 106: Capstone Project on October 28, 2021 and use code 50MNPHS for $50 off your registration.

Ergonomics Coaching: Dynamic Warm-Up

Date: Thursday Oct 21, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Online via Zoom

While the dynamic warm-up is targeted to field workers, office employees would also benefit from this interactive presentation.

This session begins with the importance of warming up the muscles before engaging in heavy work, along with tips on how to roll out the program, then a variety of dynamic movements are demonstrated to increase heart rate and muscle temperature to prepare the body for work. Participants are encouraged to complete the dynamic movements along with the facilitator.

During our Ergonomics Coaching Workshops, attendees may bring their questions and challenges and have them answered live by Annie Barnwell and Donald MacDonald of EWI Works who have spent considerable time developing programs for municipalities and others.

These workshops are free of charge, non-recorded, and open to the public.

Click to Register

Effective Disability Management Programs Course

Effective Disability Management Programs Course

Date: Wednesday Oct 20, 2021
Location: Virtual

An effective disability management program is key to reducing the human and financial costs associated with an injury.

In addition to free online seminars, WCB-Alberta is partnering with Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences to offer their Effective Disability Management Programs course.

We’re pleased to offer this course to small and mid-sized WCB account holders (Alberta accounts) at a 50% discounted rate of $125 (total value $250).

Space is limited so save your spot today!

Register today by contacting devynn.major@wcb.ab.ca

 

MMF: Setting Social Media Boundaries

Date: Tuesday Oct 12, 2021
Time: 10:00am to 10:30am
Location: Online via Zoom

This webinar explores strategies for setting boundaries with respect to social media. Social media can be wonderful as well it an become addictive, facilitate negativity, and hurt self confidence. You will walk away with some micro skills for how to create health boundaries with respect to social media.

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This free bi-weekly Mental Health Webinar Series (Tactics for Maintaining Mental Fitness During the COVID-19 Pandemic) has been created in partnership with the Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA), Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA), and Howatt HR. These weekly discussions will examine the key behaviours organizations and individuals can do to maintain Mental Fitness during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Our panelists include Dr.Bill Howatt and Jesse Adams of Howatt HR. Each webinar will be hosted bi-weekly at the same day and time and provide a 15-minute overview of a key micro-skill that you can do to support charging your mental health battery. After the 15-minute micro-skill review, there will be a 10-15 min Q and A for you to ask your own mental fitness questions.

PWABC & BCMSA Joint Annual Conference & Tradeshow

Date: Tuesday Oct 05, 2021 - Wednesday Oct 06, 2021
Location: Virtual

Join AMHSA at the PWABC & BCMSA Joint Annual Conference & Tradeshow, presented virtually October 5-6, 2021. This two-day event features more than 50 presenters from across North America, and is attended by up to 500 municipal leaders and decision makers in public works and occupational safety.

Why should you attend? #JAC2021 will provide you with direct access to real-life local government case studies and success stories, as well as direct access to a virtual community of hundreds of health and safety and public works professionals.

Information sharing, question-and-answer sessions, and networking are a vital part of the conference experience and will be made available through the virtual conference platform. The solutions you can find at the conference can save your organization hundreds or even thousands of dollars in consulting fees. Stay current with information and emergent trends, technologies, and best practices. All this, virtually and conveniently, from wherever you are.

You also have the opportunity to learn about exciting products and new services from the virtual tradeshow.

This annual Joint Conference & Tradeshow is presented as a partnership between the BC Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA) and the Public Works Association of BC (PWABC). AMHSA is a proud sponsor of this event.

Upcoming News & Events

PHS 106: Capstone Project

Date: October 28, 2021
Location: Virtual

AMHSA’s Psychological Health and Safety Certification program can help you learn how to integrate psychological health and safety into your existing health and safety management system.

Our next class is PHS 106: Capstone

The capstone project is the final step in certification and the goal is to demonstrate competency and the impact of PHS Health and Safety inside your workplace.

Join us for a half day overview and recap in this final step in the implementation journey.

Your capstone project will be assigned to you only once you complete the other courses.

Register now for PHS 106: Capstone Project on October 28, 2021 and use code 50MNPHS for $50 off your registration.

Audit Refresher Nov. 4, 2021

Date: November 04, 2021
Location: Virtual

Calling all auditors! PIR requires that all auditors attend a refresher once every 3 years.

Do you need to attend Audit Refresher this year?

Spaces are available for our November 4, 2021 virtual class.

Click to register or contact us at 1-800-267-9764 or safety@amhsa.net.

Ergonomics Coaching: Vehicle Ergonomics (Heavy Equipment)

Date: November 18, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Online via Zoom

Anyone who spends significant time driving, or operating heavy equipment will benefit from learning about all the items within a vehicle that should be adjusted by the operator.

This session will also discuss other health and comfort strategies such as how often to get up and move during the day.

Front line operators, as well as those involved in purchasing fleet vehicles will gain knowledge during this session.

During our Ergonomics Coaching Workshops, attendees may bring their questions and challenges and have them answered live by Annie Barnwell and Donald MacDonald of EWI Works who have spent considerable time developing programs for municipalities and others.

These workshops are free of charge, non-recorded, and open to the public.

Click to Register

Ergonomics Coaching: Vehicle Ergonomics (Mobile Office)

Date: December 16, 2021
Time: 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: Online via Zoom

Is your vehicle used as mobile office?
Do you use a laptop or other technology in your vehicle?

This session will focus on how to setup the vehicle for tasks other than driving. Anyone who uses their vehicle as an office, as well as those involved in purchasing fleet vehicles will gain knowledge during this session.

During our Ergonomics Coaching Workshops, attendees may bring their questions and challenges and have them answered live by Annie Barnwell and Donald MacDonald of EWI Works who have spent considerable time developing programs for municipalities and others.

These workshops are free of charge, non-recorded, and open to the public.

Click to Register