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APWA - Alberta 2023 Conference

Date: Sunday May 28, 2023 - Thursday Jun 01, 2023
Location: Enoch, Alberta

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Ergonomics Coaching & MSI Prevention - The Future of Ergonomics: Using New Technology to Aid in MSI Prevention

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2023
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Location: Online

In this webinar, Ali Golabchi will share insights about emerging technologies that can potentially help prevent MSIs. Promising innovations and technologies including exoskeletons, computer vision, wearables, and extended reality will be introduced, and adoption opportunities as well as barriers to adoption will be explored.

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will be introduced to emerging technologies that can help prevent MSIs
  • The role of technology in addressing MSI challenges will be discussed
  • Lessons learned from evaluation and adoption of technologies will be shared through use cases
  • Barriers to adoption of technology for MSI prevention and potential solutions will be discussed


  • Top innovations in MSI prevention
  • Industrial Exoskeletons 
  • Computer Vision and Wearables
  • Challenges in Tech Adoption
  • Q & A

Presented by AMHSA & EWI Works

Date: May 23, 2023

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm

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Date: Friday May 12, 2023
Location: Online

AMHSA’s 2023 Annual General Meeting is May 12, 2023. Visit for details.

Emergency Preparedness Week

Date: Sunday May 07, 2023 - Saturday May 13, 2023
Location: Canada

This May 7-13, 2023, is Emergency Preparedness Week, an annual national event supported by Public Safety Canada and emergency management organizations throughout the country. 

For additional information and resources related to Emergency Preparedness Week in Alberta, visit

Red Dress Day

Date: Friday May 05, 2023
Location: Canada

Did you know? May 5 is Red Dress Day - Métis artist Jaime Black helped inspire the red dress movement, where red dresses are hung from windows and trees to represent the pain and loss felt by survivors and loved ones of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Visit for information on events being held across Alberta.

SPARK: Information Webinar

Date: Tuesday May 02, 2023
Time: 9:00-10:00 am
Location: Online

Join us for a free webinar where Jesse Adams President and Founder of Ember Experience will share insights about the evolving municipal work environment and introduce SPARK. A product designed to support Alberta municipalities as they work to implement strategies, tools and resources for building psychologically safe workplaces.

Attendees of this session will:

  • Learn about the shifts to municipal work environment, leadership approaches and employee expectations.
  • Understand what the SPARK program is and how it can help their workplace.
  • Be able to ask questions about SPARK and other workplace challenges related to the employee experience.

Presented by AMHSA & the Ember Experience

Date: May 2, 2023

Time: 9:00-10:00 am

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Safety and Health Week

Date: Monday May 01, 2023 - Saturday May 06, 2023
Location: Online

Running May 1-6, 2023, Safety and Health Week is an ideal time for employers, employees, partners, and the public to focus on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace, at home, and in the community.

Starting on May 1, you’re invited to join CCOHS for virtual activities to celebrate Safety and Health Week. Sign up for free, live, online sessions kicking off with the National Launch.

The week will continue with thought provoking sessions on psychological health and inclusion in the workplace and wrap up with a guided meditation. Let’s come together to learn how we can create safe, thriving workplaces and communities, visit

Canadian Mental Health Week

Date: Monday May 01, 2023 - Sunday May 07, 2023
Location: Canada

May 1-7, 2023 is Canadian Mental Health Week! This year’s theme is #MyStory and aims to amplify some of the voices and spaces within which mental health exists across Canada. Visit for mental health resources, toolkits, and support.

The Government of Alberta’s OHS Resource Portal includes content related to psychosocial hazards and workplace mental health, click here to view.

Upcoming News & Events

Ergonomics Coaching & MSI Prevention - Vehicle Ergonomics: Proper Set-up for Driving and Operating Heavy Equipment

Date: June 22, 2023
Time: 9:00-10:00 am
Location: Online

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.

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to identify the signs & symptoms of musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs).
  • Attendees will be able to identify the primary risk factors associated with the development of MSIs associated with driving and using heavy equipment.
  • Attendees will be able to setup vehicle and heavy equipment to reduce their risk of developing an MSI.

Visit our MSI Injury Reduction Website for resources.

Brought to you by AMHSA, AMSA, APWA

Presented by EWI Works

Date: June 22, 2023

Time: 9:00-10:00 am

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LGAA 2023 Conference & Trade Show

Date: June 27, 2023 - June 29, 2023
Location: Canmore, AB

LGAA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2023 Conference and Trade Show, which will be held June 27-29, 2023 in Canmore, AB. For more details or to register, click here.

National Injury Prevention Day

Date: July 05, 2023
Location: Canada

Parachute’s National Injury Prevention Day (NIPD), July 5, 2023, is a day to raise awareness around the importance of injury prevention through education and advocacy.

According to Parachute, unintentional injury is the No. 1 cause of death of Canadians ages 1 to 34 and injuries costs the Canadian economy $29.4 billion a year.

Visit for resources and information.

Ergonomics Coaching & MSI Prevention - Job Demands Assessments: How To Develop, Who Should Write, and How to Use

Date: September 21, 2023
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Location: Online

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Presented by AMHSA & EWI Works

Date: Sept. 21, 2023

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm

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