MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – The premise behind the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s Health & Safety Excellence Program is simple: reward companies for their due diligence and pro-active efforts to safeguard their employees.
Woodworkers attending the 2022 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo can learn more about the program at a free presentation scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at the WMS Live Stage.
James Ebida, founder and president of Proactive Health and Safety Solutions (PHS), will explain how the performance-based program works, including how companies can receive rebates for successfully incorporating health and safety measures into their daily practices.
Ebida has 20 years of experience in the field of health and safety. He has developed, coordinated and delivered a variety of technical and specialized training courses for large organizations, as well as federal and provincial government agencies. Ebida, an accredited systems auditor, has also conducted reviews of corporate safety and health programs with the goal of helping improve their effectiveness.
The WSIB Health and Safety Excellence program presentation is one of a half dozen educational sessions being produced by the Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario. The WMS Live Stage brings free timely business and manufacturing topics right to the show floor throughout WMS, Feb. 24-26, 2022, at the International Centre.
See the full WMS Live Stage schedule.
About the Wood Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS)
WMS is world-renowned as Canada’s preeminent industrial woodworking event. For more than four decades, WMS has connected Canada’s woodworking professionals with the world’s most prominent machinery manufacturers and suppliers. WMS 2019 attracted attendees from nine Canadian provinces and two territories.
The 2019 edition featured 75,000 square feet of exhibit space and more than 175 exhibitors. According to show management, a new floorplan will be available soon.
For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, contact Rich Widick, firstname.lastname@example.org; 630-929-7918.
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