News & Events

‹ Previous Month Next Month ›

MMF: Blending Demands of Home and Work

Date: Tuesday Sep 28, 2021
Time: 10:00am to 10:30am
Location: Online via Zoom

This webinar explores strategies for how to blend the demands of home and work. You will learn strategies for making decision as to where to put your focus and how to make decisions as to where you spend energy. You will walk away with micro skills that can help blend the demands of work and home.

Click to Register

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.

Joint Northern & Southern Alberta Safety Council Meeting

Date: Tuesday Sep 21, 2021
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Location: via Teams

Save the date for our virtual Fall 2021 Joint Meeting of the Northern and Southern Alberta Safety Councils. The final agenda (including confirmation of guest speaker and topic) will be updated on this calendar invitation closer to September 21st.  

Draft agenda:

  • Coffee and check-in: 9:45 am
  • Call to order: 10:00 am
  • Safety Moment (safety council member)
  • WCB Update
  • Partnerships Update & AMHSA Auditing
  • Special Guest Speaker Presentation
  • AMHSA Update (e.g., Training, Projects, Member Data Analytics, RUSA Conference)
  • Member Roundtable (Incidents, Innovations, Audits, Claims, etc. plus request for discussion on Trends and Statistics Tracking)
  • Scheduling of Next Meeting

Email us at safety@amhsa.net or call 1-800-267-9764 for more information or to register. 

XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

Date: Monday Sep 20, 2021 - Thursday Sep 23, 2021
Location: Online

Prevention. It’s on Everybody’s Mind

In the past year, safety and health at work has emerged as the critical issue.

From September 20-23, 2021 the prevention community will come together to address this global priority at the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work.

This completely online, digital event offers world-class speakers, inspiring experiences, elevated networking, premium content, and access to global leaders. It’s everything you’ve come to expect from the World Congress. Only different.

This is your invitation to convene and connect with your global colleagues at a critical time. It could be the most important meeting you will ever attend.

Share knowledge. Connect with global leaders. Leave with ideas you can use.

To learn more, click here to view our Final Program. 

Visit the conference website at https://www.safety2021canada.com/ 

Ergonomics Coaching: Office Ergonomics

Date: Thursday Sep 16, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Online via Zoom

With more employees returning to their offices, it is a good time for a review of office ergonomics. The session will review the recommended setup for office equipment including, desk, chair, monitors, keyboards and mice. In addition to proper setup, other health and comfort strategies will be addressed.

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

MMF: Tossing Social Rejection

Date: Tuesday Sep 14, 2021
Time: 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Location: Online via Zoom

In this webinar, you will explore the impact of social rejection and how to move on during challenging times. You will learn how to alter your perspective from rejection to acceptance by focusing on your top attributes, validating your feelings, looking for learnings, keeping things in context and stopping negative self-talk.

Click to Register

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.

Upcoming News & Events

XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

Date: September 20, 2021 - September 23, 2021
Location: Online

Prevention. It’s on Everybody’s Mind

In the past year, safety and health at work has emerged as the critical issue.

From September 20-23, 2021 the prevention community will come together to address this global priority at the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work.

This completely online, digital event offers world-class speakers, inspiring experiences, elevated networking, premium content, and access to global leaders. It’s everything you’ve come to expect from the World Congress. Only different.

This is your invitation to convene and connect with your global colleagues at a critical time. It could be the most important meeting you will ever attend.

Share knowledge. Connect with global leaders. Leave with ideas you can use.

To learn more, click here to view our Final Program. 

Visit the conference website at https://www.safety2021canada.com/ 

Joint Northern & Southern Alberta Safety Council Meeting

Date: September 21, 2021
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Location: via Teams

Save the date for our virtual Fall 2021 Joint Meeting of the Northern and Southern Alberta Safety Councils. The final agenda (including confirmation of guest speaker and topic) will be updated on this calendar invitation closer to September 21st.  

Draft agenda:

  • Coffee and check-in: 9:45 am
  • Call to order: 10:00 am
  • Safety Moment (safety council member)
  • WCB Update
  • Partnerships Update & AMHSA Auditing
  • Special Guest Speaker Presentation
  • AMHSA Update (e.g., Training, Projects, Member Data Analytics, RUSA Conference)
  • Member Roundtable (Incidents, Innovations, Audits, Claims, etc. plus request for discussion on Trends and Statistics Tracking)
  • Scheduling of Next Meeting

Email us at safety@amhsa.net or call 1-800-267-9764 for more information or to register. 

MMF: Blending Demands of Home and Work

Date: September 28, 2021
Time: 10:00am to 10:30am
Location: Online via Zoom

This webinar explores strategies for how to blend the demands of home and work. You will learn strategies for making decision as to where to put your focus and how to make decisions as to where you spend energy. You will walk away with micro skills that can help blend the demands of work and home.

Click to Register

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: October 05, 2021 - October 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.