WMCO’s Feb. 15 webinar targets safety rebates and leadership development
Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario

HANOVER, Ontario – The Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario (WMCO) will host a webinar reviewing two of its programs 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15. 

Both presentations are relevant to owners of wood product manufacturers and suppliers. Non-members are invited to attend.

James Ebida health and safety consultant
James Ebidia

James Ebidia, HSEP specialist of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, will present on the WMCO/CME WSIB Rebate Health & Safety Excellence Program that allows companies to earn rebates and lower their WSIB premiums. Ebidia session will include:

  • How to earn up to a 10% rebate of minimum $5,000 rebate with five topics;
  • How to receive non-financial recognition; and
  • How a company can improve its health and safety experience, and overall safety program.

Barry Reid, leadership trainer of LMI Canada, will preview the WMCO/LMI Leadership Series. He will explain how the LMI process provides skill development, changes in attitudes and behaviours, and measurable business results and ROI. The WMCO/LMI Leadership Series include:

  • Barry Reid, LMI Canada
    Barry Reid
    Personal/Organizational Success & Productivity Session (for company owners only) beginning Tuesday, Feb. 28, and
  • Effective Leadership Development Session beginning Wednesday, April 5.

Learn more and register.


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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.