25th ANNUAL FLEET SAFETY COUNCIL EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE SCORES SUCCESS
The change from weekend to one-day format for the Fleet Safety Council’s Annual Educational Conference appears to have really hit a bullseye with another sellout event in 2016. Nearly 200 delegates jammed the Conference Centre at CHSI Mississauga on September 30th and enjoyed a worthwhile day of information from several outstanding speakers who addressed the Council’s 25th Annual Educational Conference covering a wide variety of topics.
(Session I) The Changing Landscape of Motor Vehicle Incident Protocols
Hernan Medina of Lytx provided the audience with some great insight around Driver behavior modification with Video Safety Technology. Dr. Terry Flynn from Mcmaster University delivered an insightful and informative presentation on the new world of 24/7 media, the impact it is having
(Session II) What can your workplace do to prevent and help those with mental health issues?
Nitika Rewari from the Mental Health Commission of Canada discussed the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (Standard). This is currently a voluntary program across the country and Canada is one of the first countries to implement something of this nature.
(Session III) Relieving Stress with Humour
The keynote presenter at the 2016 Annual Conference was Judy Croon. Judy is a comedian, motivational speaker, radio host, Second City stand up coach and author. Her delivery was funny, engaging and
educational for all of conference delegates.
(Session IV) WHEEL-OFF PRESENTATION
This session provided a valuable insight into wheel separation events, addressed common myths about wheel installation and looked at the root causes of wheel-offs. Sgt. Scott Parker – Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division and Dave Mcdonald from Bridgestone Commercial Solutions provided some valuable information on the root causes and preventative measures that can be taken eliminate these types of events.
REPORT & PICTURES BY: ARIEL WHITE – IHSA