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Rural Utilities & Safety Association (RUSA) Conference & Trade Show

Date: Tuesday Nov 29, 2022 - Thursday Dec 01, 2022
Location: Red Deer, AB

RUSA’s annual conference returns, November 29 - December 1, 2022, in Red Deer, Alberta.

Visit rusa.ca for more details or to register.

MMF S3 09: Finding Your Shared Purpose

MMF S3 09: Finding Your Shared Purpose

Date: Tuesday Nov 29, 2022
Time: 10 am (MT)
Location: Online

The Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) is hosting season 3 of our free webinar series to support mental fitness for organizations and individuals in an endemic world. AMHSA is partnering with the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), Alberta Municipalities and Howatt HR Consulting to produce this educational series.

Episode 9: Finding Your Shared Purpose

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MMF S3 08: Finding Your Why

MMF S3 08: Finding Your Why

Date: Tuesday Nov 22, 2022
Time: 10 am (MT)
Location: Online

The Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) is hosting season 3 of our free webinar series to support mental fitness for organizations and individuals in an endemic world. AMHSA is partnering with the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), Alberta Municipalities and Howatt HR Consulting to produce this educational series.

Episode 8: Finding Your Why, presented by Michael Prowse, CAO, City of Barrie

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Ergonomics - MSI Prevention: Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries (MSIs) in the Fleet Related Trades

Date: Thursday Nov 17, 2022
Time: 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Location: Zoom

We will discuss methods for identifying risk factors and strategies to reduce musculoskeletal risk, including job coaching. This talk will focus on six general ergonomics principles. These principles are a starting point toward implementing engineering controls, behavioural changes, and updates to training. Attendees are then encouraged to meet with their teams and use these principles as a starting point to target musculoskeletal injury risk reduction.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the signs & symptoms of musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs).
  • Identify the primary risk factors associated with the development of MSIs associated with maintaining fleet vehicles.
  • Complete their maintenance tasks in a manner to reduce their risk of developing an MSI.
  • Set up workstations to optimize awkward postures. 
  • Optimize task order to reduce overloading.
  • Identify MSI signs & symptoms for early reporting.
  • Identify primary risk factors for MSI development to make changes.
  • Identify equipment that could be used to reduce awkward postures.

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Presented in partnership with the Alberta Municipal Supervisors Association (AMSA) and EWI Works.

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Disability Management in Unionized Organizations

Date: Thursday Nov 17, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm (MST)
Location: Online

Various aspects of labour relations impact disability management, including the collective agreement and provincial labour relations act.

Memorandums of agreement and letters of intent used in establishing programs and joint committees will be examined. Dispute resolution in a union setting will be explored.

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In partnership with Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences, AMHSA is offering several learning events related to disability management and successful return to work. These learning events apply towards the Disability Management Practitioner certificate program offered by PCU.

Each course has been endorsed by the Canadian Society of Professionals in Disability Management (CSPDM) for continuing education credit (CEC) hours for the professional designations of:

For more information or to register, contact Jessica ([email protected]).

MMF S3 07: Tapping into What Charges Your Battery

MMF S3 07: Tapping into What Charges Your Battery

Date: Tuesday Nov 15, 2022
Time: 10 am (MT)
Location: Online

The Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) is hosting season 3 of our free webinar series to support mental fitness for organizations and individuals in an endemic world. AMHSA is partnering with the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), Alberta Municipalities and Howatt HR Consulting to produce this educational series.

Episode 7: Tapping into What Charges Your Battery, presented by Daena Douglas, Howatt HR

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Winter Ready Webinar

Winter Ready Webinar

Date: Tuesday Nov 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM MT
Location: Zoom

Join us to learn about our Winter Preparedness Program!
Are you Winter Ready?
Winter in Alberta introduces new hazards in our day to day life in and outside of work.
The Winter Ready initiative discusses these critical things to teach and reinforce these potential dangerous situations.

Registration link coming soon.

2022 AWWOA Water Week Conference and Trade Show

Date: Monday Nov 07, 2022 - Wednesday Nov 09, 2022
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, Edmonton, Ab

Join AWWOA as we return in-person for the 2022 Water Week Conference in Edmonton, November 7-9, 2022.

Stay tuned for more information at awwoa.ca/events/water-week

MMF S3 06: Moving from Control to Influence

MMF S3 06: Moving from Control to Influence

Date: Tuesday Nov 01, 2022
Time: 10 am (MT)
Location: Online

The Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) is hosting season 3 of our free webinar series to support mental fitness for organizations and individuals in an endemic world. AMHSA is partnering with the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), Alberta Municipalities and Howatt HR Consulting to produce this educational series.

Episode 6: Moving from Control to Influence, presented by Jesse Adams, Howatt HR

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Upcoming News & Events

Rural Utilities & Safety Association (RUSA) Conference & Trade Show

Date: November 29, 2022 - December 01, 2022
Location: Red Deer, AB

RUSA’s annual conference returns, November 29 - December 1, 2022, in Red Deer, Alberta.

Visit rusa.ca for more details or to register.

MMF S3 09: Finding Your Shared Purpose

Date: November 29, 2022
Time: 10 am (MT)
Location: Online

The Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) is hosting season 3 of our free webinar series to support mental fitness for organizations and individuals in an endemic world. AMHSA is partnering with the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), Alberta Municipalities and Howatt HR Consulting to produce this educational series.

Episode 9: Finding Your Shared Purpose

Register now!

MMF S3 10: Season Wrap-Up

Date: December 06, 2022
Time: 10 am (MT)
Location: Online

The Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) is hosting season 3 of our free webinar series to support mental fitness for organizations and individuals in an endemic world. AMHSA is partnering with the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), Alberta Municipalities and Howatt HR Consulting to produce this educational series.

Episode 10: Season Wrap-Up, presented by Jesse Adams, Howatt HR

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Winter Ready Webinar

Date: December 14, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM MT
Location: Zoom

Join us to learn about our Winter Preparedness Program!
Are you Winter Ready?
Winter in Alberta introduces new hazards in our day to day life in and outside of work.
The Winter Ready initiative discusses these critical things to teach and reinforce these potential dangerous situations.

Register now