Safety Week at Elsie Stapleford Childcare

  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Event Location & Address: 1000 Teron Road Community
  • Hosting Organization: Elsie Stapleford Childcare Center
  • Event Description: Elsie Stapleford Childcare Center consists of 40 children, ages 2,3 & 4 years of age, and 8 staff. This year we wanted to include the children, as well as the staff in a (Safety Week preamble to NAOSH WEEK. We took the whole week to teach the children about safety at daycare and at home,the children coloured NAOSH logos, and created pictures of their mommy's and daddy's being safe at work; we posted safety posters, and info sheets for our parents, and the end of the week we created a (mini 1km) Steps for Life Walk in our community to teach the children about street safety. We are also walking in honour of a City of Ottawa Employee who once did maintenance work at our childcare center, and recently passed away while on the job.
  • Contact: Cheri Dorey
  • Audience: Other (Preschool Childcare Center)

Jelly Bean Safety Week

  • Time: 07:00 AM
  • Event Location & Address: 900 Boyd Avenue Ottawa Ontario
  • Hosting Organization: Ottawa Veterinary Hospital
  • Event Description: Employees are encouraged to continue working safely. Each day of the week there will be Jelly Bean GiveAways to celebrate a job done safely. Each winner will receive a small bag of Jelly Beans and recognition for a job done safely!!
  • Contact: MaryAnn Shatraw
  • Audience: Employee/Owners

Painting the Cannon Palooza 2015

  • Time: 08:00 PM
  • Event Location & Address: University of Guelph (Branion Plaza0 50 Stone Rd Guelph, On
  • Hosting Organization: Physical Resources LJH&SC University of Guelph
  • Event Description: The University of Guelph Physical Resources Local Joint Health & Safety Committee will be painting the cannon (Famous Old Jeremiah) with this year's message "Make Safety a Habit"in Branion Plaza (in front of the University Centre) and creating a "mini work site" beside the cannon during North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) week 2015. The mini work site will feature mannequins wearing proper personal protective equipment and posing as maintenance and trades workers of Physical Resources (representing each department). The goal is to create greater awareness of NAOSH week while promoting this year's theme of "Make safety a habit," and to put some fun into Health and Safety in the hope of creating a positive safety culture in the workplace. It is indeed a collaborative effort between Management and workers. Also on NAOSH week, every department within Physical Resources will be asking their staff what working safely looks like and to demonstrate it in a picture which will be posted on the PR Health and Safety Website. The aim is to get everyone involved and thinking Health and Safety on a daily, ongoing basis.
  • Contact: Maria Medeiros
  • Web address for more info: Web Site
  • Audience: Employee/Owners (students, staff, workers, management, public, media)

OHS Coordinator

  • Time: 08:30 AM
  • Event Location & Address: National Activities
  • Hosting Organization: Canadian Blood Services
  • Event Description: Pancake Breakfast launch in BC, Lunch and Learn in Ontario: Threads of Life National: sign the banner, book mark distribution, contests (3): find the error, vote for favourite poster, guess how many, Local and National activities (can send summary by email)
  • Contact: Lorraine. Douville Douville
  • Audience: Employee/Owners (all of our employees)

Guess how many?

  • Time: 10:18 AM
  • Event Location & Address: 99 Signet
  • Hosting Organization: Progistix
  • Event Description: Jars filled with cotton balls will be placed in the lunch room throughout the week for employees to guess how many are in the jar. At the end of the week the employee who guessed closest without going over will win a safety related prize.
  • Contact: Laura Petosa
  • Audience: Internal Employees


  • Time: 11:10 AM
  • Event Location & Address: NAOSH Week newsletters go out to all our 30 locations across Canada and the USA. Main Location: 106 earl Thompson Road Ayr, Ontario N0B 1E0
  • Hosting Organization: Farrow
  • Event Description: NAOSH Week newsletters go out daily during NAOSH week to all our 30 locations across Canada and the USA. Packed with safety and health tips, contest and activities for employees.
  • Contact: Tammy Moore
  • Audience: Employee/Owners

This is How I Work Safe!

  • Time: 12:45 PM
  • Event Location & Address: 99 Signet
  • Hosting Organization: Progistix Solutions Inc.
  • Event Description: Employees are encouraged to take photos of themselves holding a sign saying something that they do to be safe. This can be something at home, in public or in the workplace. Names of employees who participate will be entered into a draw to win a safety related prize.
  • Contact: Mary Evans-Ash
  • Audience: Internal Employees

Free Webinar: Ages and Stages

  • Time: 01:00 PM
  • Event Location & Address: 135 Hunter St East
  • Hosting Organization: CCOHS
  • Event Description: When workers are at different ages and stages, occupational health and safety research has shown that they can have different mental and physical needs. Join Jan Chappel during this FREE webinar as she outlines how workers — whether they are new to the working world, young, aging, or part of another vulnerable working population – can benefit from a well-planned approach to health and safety. Find out what your organization needs to keep in mind when developing workplace health and safety orientation, health communication and related programs, so that everyone, at any age or stage, can stay safe and well and succeed at work. Can't make it to the live session? Register anyway so you can be e-mailed a link to the recorded session that you can watch on-demand. Register at:
  • Contact: Krista Travers
  • Web address for more info: Web Site
  • Audience: General Public

Safety Week

  • Time: 01:30 PM
  • Event Location & Address: 2100 Bovaird Dr. E Brampton Ontario
  • Hosting Organization: WOHC/Carillion
  • Event Description: Collaboration between hospital and Carillionon promoting Safety with Safety Super hero team.
  • Contact: Usman Zaheer
  • Audience: General Public (Employees and owners)

Farrow NAOSH Week Walk for Health

  • Time: 12:00 PM
  • Event Location & Address: Occurs at all 30 Farrow locations across Canada and the USA. 106 Earl Thompson Road Ayr, Ontario, N0B 1E0
  • Hosting Organization: Farrow
  • Event Description: For the past six years of Farrow's involvement with NAOSH week, we have held our annual "Walk for Health" on the last day of NAOSH week friday at 12noon. Walk has a route of 30mins. This event occurs across the entire company at the same time followed by a company wide healthy lunch. Each year we have full participation from all employees both in Canada and the US. During the lunch portion a variety of safety and health webinars, talks, and/or videos are displayed. A company gift in support of NAOSH week is given to each employee at this event. This year's give-away is in the promotion of environmental rekownal/reuse and healthy food choices. Thermal Grocery bag. Farrow's is a custom broker involved in international import and export,and warehousing activities.
  • Contact: Tammy Moore
  • Audience: Internal Employees

LHSC Safety Awards

  • Time: 12:30 PM
  • Event Location & Address: Holdsworth Auditorium, Education Bldg, 373 Hill Street, South Street Annex London, Ontario N6A 4G5
  • Hosting Organization: London Health Sciences Centre
  • Event Description: Awards ceremony and luncheon to the nominees and winners of our corporate staff safety awards.
  • Contact: Maurice Williams
  • Audience: Internal Employees
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