Calgary Chapter

Welcome to Winter With CSSE Calgary!

The Calgary chapter of the CSSE (Canadian Society of Safety Engineering) are a group of CSSE members who gather on a regular basis to promote learning, networking and support of OHS professionals within our city. We welcome new members, whether you are a seasoned professional or a student. 

 

Lunch & Learns

This year we've been having some great lunch & learns. If you haven't been to one, consider coming and learning something new and connecting with colleagues.


In February CSSE Calgary presents...

Leading Indicators with a Twist 

by Rob Adams, BAC, CRSP. 

CLICK HERE to learn more about the topic and speaker.

February 21st, 11:30 @ First Canadian Centre Downtown - CLICK HERE to register

February 28th, 11:30 @ Energy Safety Canada Offices (formerly ENFORM) - CLICK HERE to register

 

In March CSSE Calgary presents...

Cannabis and the OHS Act

by Ross Nairne

March 12th, 11:30 - 1:30pm @ First Canadian Centre Downtown - CLICK HERE to register

March 13th, 8:00 - 10:00am @ First Canadian Centre Downtown - CLICK HERE to register

 

Socials

CSSE February Social

When: Thursday February 22nd, starting at 5:00pm

Where: Rose & Crown Pub, 1503 4th St. SW

Entry is free (just pay for what you eat or drink). Parking is free in the lot and there is street parking available.

Contact our Social Chair, Stephanie Raill at sraill@blackandmcdonald.com or (587) 645-3146 for more information.

CLICK HERE to RSVP

The fourth Thursday of every month, we meet at the Rose & Crown for our CSSE Calgary Social. Come on down and catch up with your CSSE colleagues, share stories and ideas. 

Do you have ideas for hosting a social event for CSSE members?  Share it with an executive member!

 

CRSP Study Group & Preparation Course

If you are planning to write the CRSP exam in2018 you may be interested in this FREE PROGRAM sponsored by CSSE Calgary.

An orientation session will be held Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 5:30 - 6:30pm, at the EHS Partnerships Ltd. Training Facility, 4303-11 St. S.E. This session will give us a chance to meet, discuss format of the study group sessions, review the reference materials, determine the total number of reference books available to the groups and plan for the first sessions in preparation for the June 2018 exam and beyond.

Please RSVP to krismangaliman@gmail.com or call 780.742.3956

If you are looking to take a CRSP Preparation course, the University of Calgary is holding one April 30-May 2, 2018 at their downtown campus. You can register or get more information at:

https://conted.ucalgary.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=21171993

If you want more information please give Glyn Jones a call at 403.630.3854.

 

NAOSH Week Fast Approaching - SAVE THE DATE - Volunteers Needed!!!

Join us on May 8th to celebrate North American Occupational Safety and Health Week with our annual CSSE Calgary Education Day.

Sessions confirmed to date include:

  • Jacqueline Schnider, Alberta Health Services’ Environmental Public Health: Food Safety at Home and Work. 
  • Bradley Tetorenko, Federal inspector: Sharing tips and tricks for a successful Joint Health and Safety Committee. 
  • Gary McDougall, Conflict Solutions: Communication strategies in a potentially violent situation.

Watch our social media sites and this website for more information as it becomes available. We are very excited to be supported again by overall event sponsor Enmax. Additional sponsors will be announced as they sign on.  Vendors who are interested in participating in the Fair should contact Clifford Fix at calynfx@gmail.com.

We are looking for also looking volunteers - there are lots of options, from a little help the day of, to more, so please contact April at aprilincalgary@gmail.com to indicate that you are willing to help. I've heard from a few of you already so thank you and I will be in touch soon! Please mark May 8th on your calendar and plan to register. REGISTRATION LINK COMING SOON!!!

 

Upcoming Courses

Did you know that the CSSE offers courses that you can use to keep up your CRSP points?  There are some coming up in Calgary including Applied Risk Communications (February 2018) and Consulting Skills (March 2018). Click on our Events Page if you would like to learn more.

 

Other Opportunities

Are you a great communicator, handy with website editing and social media accounts? Contact April at aprilincalgary@gmail.com to learn more!

Are you social, like planning events and connecting with others? Contact our Social Chair, Stephanie Raill at sraill@blackandmcdonald.com to learn more!

 

Other Events You May Be Interested In

ASSE Safety 2018 - June 3-6, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. More details at https://safety.asse.org/

OHSE Student Writing Awards Program - Deadline for submissions is June 30, 2018. More details  at www.csse.org or by contacting writingaward@csse.org.

CSSE 2018 PDC - September 16-19, 2018 in Niagara Falls, ON. More details at www.csse.org/2018_conference

 

Hope to see you at our next event or hear from you soon!

- Your CSSE Calgary Executive