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VCH Safety Summit 2021

JOHSC Conference

Welcome to the VCH Safety Summit: Reflections on COVID (2021 JOHSC conference)! We are thrilled to have you join us for this completely virtual event. Familiarize yourself with this website; learn more about the topics, your leaders and colleagues. Thank you to all of the JOHSC members for ensuring a safe and healthy workplace for all.

Event details

The VCH Safety Summit (2021 JOHSC Conference) presentation recordings are now available for viewing at VCH Safety Summit 2021 (JOHSC Conference) Playlist.

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Fireside chat

Dr. Stacy Sprague, Brett Sparks, Dr. Titus Wong, Fernando Pica, Dr. Patty Daly

9:30 am - 10 am

Sleep and Occupational Safety

Justin Yang

10 am - 10:30 am

JOHSC Evaluations

Gordon Yee

10:30 am - 10:45 am

Coffee break

10:45 am - 11:15 am

PPE Standards PPE Testing Lab

Joseph Tio‎ and Jesse Cooper

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Respirators and Fit Testing

Adelina Wong

11:45 am - 12:15 am

The role of VPS at VCH

Scott Mannino

12:15 am - 12:45 am

Lunch break

12:45 am - 1:15 am

Slider Sheets

Clive Huang

1:15 am - 1:45 am

Climate-Related Illnesses

Ricky Ho

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Incident Investigations

Eliza Lorenzo

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Self Care Impact on Safety

Humberto Ramirez

2:45 pm - 3 pm

Coffee break

3 pm - 3:30 pm

Violence Prevention education

Dzuy Nguyen

3:30 pm - 4 pm

First Aid

Dean Fleten

4 pm - 4:25 pm

Online Learning

Brent Newman

4:25 pm - 4:30 pm

Closing remarks

David Vigor

Get to know your colleagues 


Education & resources

Employee safety discussions are an effective and efficient way to discuss workplace health and safety with your team. Start each JOHSC meeting with a safety moment to help spread awareness on a topic you want to learn more about. Check out our library of safety moments on the oneVCH intranet (login required) to help drive your conversations.

Take some time and review the available safety videos on the Vancouver Coastal Health YouTube channel

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WorkSafeBC resources

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) resources

*Registration for e-courses on CCOHS require filling out a form or creation of an account.


Attendance sheet 

Please fill out the attendance sheet to confirm your attendance and ensure your JOHSC training records are updated accordingly.

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