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VCH Safety Summit 2022

Welcome to the VCH Safety Summit! 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 and VCH staff for ensuring a safe and healthy workplace for everyone.

Event schedules

9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Conversation with Vivian Eliopoulos, President and CEO, on Safety at VCH

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1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Conversation with Wayne Balshin, Interim Vice-President, People; Dr. Stacy Sprague, Executive Director, Safety, Health and Wellness; and Sally Breen, Interim Executive Director, Talent & Culture on psychological health and safety at VCH.

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8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Conversation with Bob Chapman, Vice-President, Vancouver Community and Michelle de Moor, Vice-President, Vancouver Acute on safety in VCH operations. 

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This will be the same link for all May 4, 2022 events. 

9:30am - 10:00am

Psychological Health & Safety

Kelsey Klaver & Al Zwiers 

10:00am - 10:30am

OHS Programs - Tools and Resources for JOSHC Members

Gordon Yee

10:30am - 11:15am

Incident Investigations

James To

11:15am - 11:45am

Workplace Inspections

Ricky Ho

11:45am - 12:15pm

Fit Testing

Adelina Wong & Joseph Tio

12:15pm - 12:45pm

Lunch break

Safety Videos Playlist

12:45pm - 1:00pm

Thermal Stress

Eliza Lorenzo

1:00pm - 1:15pm


Tina Lu

1:15pm - 1:35pm

Hazardous Drugs

Ben Loosley

1:35pm - 1:45pm

My Dosimetry Application

Cindy Wu

1:45pm - 2:15pm

Leading Indicators and Workplace
Health & Well-being

Humberto Ramirez

2:15pm - 2:45pm

Sleep, Safety, and Beyond

Justin Yang

2:45pm - 2:55pm

Coffee break

Safety Videos Playlist

2:55pm - 3:25pm

Violence Risk Assessments

Jin Jung

3:25pm - 3:55pm


Leanne Juras

3:55pm - 4:25pm

First Aid

Dean Fleten

4:25pm - 4:30pm

Closing Remarks

David Vigor & Brent Newman


9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Conversation with Dr. Chad Kim Sing, Associate Vice President of Medicine, Quality, & Safety and Dr. Annalee Yassi, Physician Lead, Occupational Health and Physician Occupational Safety and Health (POSH) on PPE lab and medical staff safety

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My P.A.W.S – Pets Assisting Wellness for Staff


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.‎


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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