Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series - Opioid crisis: Building a safer community and workplace

November 06, 2019 - November 06, 2019
Workplace Safety North
690 McKeown Ave
North Bay, ON P1B 7M2
11:30am - 1:30pm
Sudbury Algoma Area

Stay on top of the latest health and safety trends

As part of the Workplace Safety North (WSN) Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series, you’re invited to attend an information session, "Opioid crisis: Building a safer community and workplace," on Tuesday, October 15.

Learn how the opioid crisis is affecting northern Ontario communities and workplaces from three speakers offering three different points of view.

  • Fred Dunham from Sudbury Action Centre for Youth and Community Support Worker Harm Reduction Program explains what opioids are, the crisis in Northern Ontario, the stigma associated with addiction, as well as lessons learned.
  • Scott Lyle, Supervisor of Protection Services at Vale, discusses how industry is affected by the opioid crisis, whether to have Naloxone at your work site, and lessons learned.
  • Keith Birnie, WSN Industrial Hygiene and Ventilation Specialist, talks about how to design a risk registry for needle pick up, how it can assist your business, a day in the life for those working in harm reduction, and lessons learned.

Enjoy a complimentary light lunch, or bring your own. Please note that photos and videos may be taken of the presenter during the event for marketing and training purposes. Seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your place.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Registration and lunch

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Speaker

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Discussion and networking (optional)

Help make your workplace and community safer and register today.

About WSN Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series: The series focuses on trending topics in workplace health and safety, including: mental health and psychological health and safety, workplace policy regarding alcohol and drug use, and how to build a strong safety culture.