POST Safety Forums

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This section highlights presentations of our POST safety forums. The presentations can be viewed below and are a great way to share POST initiatives with your staff.

2018 Safety Forum

The OPCA hosted a POST safety forum on March 6th in Toronto.

Organizing committee: Michelle Rae-OPCA, Scott Eadie-BGIS EFS, Mike Lamont-NEE, Rene Kooistra-Claybar Contracting, Russ Porter-NEE

Master of Ceremonies: Scott Eadie

Presenters: Rick Lombardi-BGIS, Brad Donais-Worksite Safety, Trevor Campbell-Suncor, Mike Papulkas-Shell

Presentations:

Operational Excellence

Trevor Campbell – Suncor Energy

Trevor discusses Suncor initiatives including their Serious Injury and Fatality prevention initiative and Life Saving Rules

Fall Protection equipment demo

Brad Donais – Worksite Safety

Certified instructor Brad Donais provides a demonstration for using fall protection equipment including rescue harnesses and lanyards including proper wear and daily inspection.

Vacuum Truck Checklist

Rick Lombardi – BGIS

Rick provides an overview of the newly reinstated POST vacuum truck critical checklist including an explanation of each section of the checklist.

Electrical Safety in Design

Mike Papulkas – Shell

Mike discusses the challenges and growing needs of facilities when updating electrical systems to meet the new demands such as alternative fuels and charging stations.


2017 Safety Forum

The OPCA hosted a POST Safety Forum on March 7th.  Thank you to the organizing committee who assisted the OPCA in hosting an informative and interactive session. Scott Eadie who also performed MC duties and Mike Lamont and Russ Porter of National Energy Equipment. 

Distracted Driving

Presented by Mike Lamont, NEE

Mike discusses the dangers of distracted driving and offers tips on driving safely:

 

How Mature is your Safety Culture?

Presented by Rene Kooistra, Claybar Contracting

We have come a long way with respect to safety in the workplace, but is it enough? Rene offers some ways to motivate everyone in your company to make the best safety choices:

 

Shell Hearts & Minds Program

Presented by Daryl Berger, BGIS

Darryl discusses Shell’s Hearts and Minds Toolkit which assists in creating and maintaining change in the organisational safety culture by involving all staff in managing Health, Safety and Environment:

 

Safety Intervention – Live Survey

Presented by Ron Ballantyne & Russ Porter

Do you and your employees intervene when you see an unsafe act? See our audience results during this live survey:

 

 

2016 Post Safety Forums

The Ontario Petroleum Contractors Association hosted a POST Safety Forum in conjunction with their annual conference on March 8, 2016. Below are key presentations that may be of interest.

Safety Engagement Interactive Survey

We polled our audience to gauge their level of engagement with respect to Behaviour Based Safety. The survey was conducted by Ron Ballantyne, consultant for OPCA.

Safety Engagement Survey – Ron Ballantyne, RAB Consulting for OPCA

 

Manager’s Roles & Responsibilities

Rob Rivers of Claybar Contracting’s presentation on manager’s roles with respect to health and safety.

Forecourt Safety

Michael Lamont of National Energy Equipment – presentation on the importance of forecourt safety.

2015 POST Safety Forum

The POST Safety Forum 2015 was a huge success. Thank you to all the speakers who presented.

Video Presentations:

Claybar Contracting – Rob Rivers – Site Housekeeping

Respect Group – Kevin McLaughlin – Bullying/Harassment in the Workplace

Suncor Energy – Heather Cowie – Operational Discipline

National Energy Equipment – Russ Porter – POST Documentation

Power Point Presentations: