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SOLD OUT! Slips, Trips, and Falls Prevention

6951 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC

Slips, Trips, and Falls Prevention

Information Session and Panel Discussion, with WorkSafeBC

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 from 9:30AM-1:00PM

WorkSafeBC Auditorium in Richmond (Google Maps)

Slips, trips, and falls are the third leading cause of injuries in manufacturing and are part of WorkSafeBC’s Manufacturing High-Risk Strategy inspectional initiative. To help employers identify the latest prevention controls available for slip, trip and fall incidents in the workplace, WorkSafeBC, in collaboration with the BC Food Processing Association, is organizing an information session that includes panel discussions and interactive breakout sessions.  

What to expect:

  • Understand the cost and causes of increasing slip, trips and fall injury claims in BC manufacturing and why it’s a bigger issue than you might think
  • Review the risk controls to help prevent slip, trip and fall injuries in the workplace
  • Panel discussion to discuss the main challenges and solutions to reduce slip, trip and fall incidents
  • Breakout session to encourage employer networking, information sharing and troubleshooting.


9:30 AM - 10:00 AM  Registration

10:00 - 10:30 AM  Slips, trips and falls statistics and risk controls information session with Megan Martin and Jose Barranco

10:00 - 11:30 AM Panel Discussion, moderated by Vincent Russell 

Panel Speakers

About our Speakers

Craig Ogilvie, Plant Manager of Gardein 

Roger Hall, Safety Manager of Rimex 

Michael Bain, Safety Footwear Specialist of Work Authority 

Vicky Komisar, Injury Prevention & Mobility Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellow of Simon Fraser University

Stan Schaefer, Owner of Anti-Slip Anywhere supplier

11:30 - 12:00 PM Networking and breakout sessions

12:00 - 1:00 PM Tradeshow and networking outside the WorkSafe BC auditorium


For general inquiries or to become an exhibitor, please email Sandra Lee at Sandra@bcfpa.ca


*Are you a WorkSafeBC employee? If so, please state that you are in the notes section in registration*