Trade Show Features

Your one-stop-shop for everything health and safety. More than 400 exhibit booths featuring the latest in market trends, products and services for the health and safety professional. So much better than leafing through a catalogue – it’s all right here.

Trade Show Hours
Tuesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bruce the Safety Moose
Bruce the Safety Moose

Look for me, Bruce the Safety Moose, at the Trade Show. I’m here to help you make the most of your conference experience. Can’t wait to see you there!

DISTRACTED DRIVING PAVILION
Distracted Driving Pavilion

Test your driving skills on a pedal-powered kart while wearing goggles that simulate different types of impairment.

BRING SAFETY HOME
Bring Safety Home

Young workers have higher rates of injury in the workplace than any other segment. Access need-to-know information and help them get home safe.

VIRTUAL REALITY AT PIP
Virtual Reality at PIP

Once thought of only as a video game, VR is shifting the landscape of health and safety. Check out this display and be immersed in the digital world.

WHMIS ESCAPE CHALLENGE
WHMIS Escape Challenge

How well do you know your WHMIS facts? Have a little fun while you work your way through riddles, clues and questions in time to save your co-worker.

OHS Research Forum
OHS Research Forum

Did you know WSPS research contributes to innovations for Occupational Health & Safety improvement? Visit our kiosk and learn more!

Social Hub
Social Hub

Pop by the social hub for some H&S fun! Build a custom Instagram filter, take some rockin’ selfies and show your Canadian pride for a chance to win!

WSPS eLearning Challenge!
WSPS eLearning Challenge!

Is your company ready for new digital solutions in health and safety? Visit the eSolutions booth and plug in for a chance to WIN ‘Big Sound’ wireless speakers.

Book Signings

Book Signings

The keynote speakers will be signing copies of their books in the Bookstore immediately following their presentation.

Tuesday
10:00 - 10:30am Seth Mattison
The War at Work
Seth Mattison, Happines Trend Spotter, Workforce Strategist
Bookstore
2:00 - 2:30pm Dr. Greg Wells
The Ripple Effect
Dr. Greg Wells, CTV Sport Science Analyst, Human Physiologist
Bookstore
Wednesday
10:00 - 10:30am Amanda Lindhout
A House in the Sky
Amanda Lindhout, Kidnap Survivor, Bestselling Author, Journalist
Bookstore
2:00 - 2:30pm Dave Carroll
United Breaks Guitars
Dave Carroll, Singer-Songwriter
Bookstore
High Risk Pavilion

High Risk Pavilion Schedule

Get information about high risk areas: working at heights, transporting dangerous goods, work in confined spaces.

Tuesday
10:00 - 10:45am
Working at Heights: Harness Inspections and Donning Gear
Mark McCully, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA)

This interactive seminar will provide information on Working at Heights requirements as well as a practical component on the proper selection, inspection, donning and adjustment of a harness.

High Risk Pavilion
11:30am - 12:15pm
Distracted Driving
Rick Tilley, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA)

Distracted Driving represents one of today’s most hazardous and serious situations on our roads. Any driver who operates a vehicle for personal or work-related tasks and wants to improve their on-road knowledge and ability to identify and prevent distractions would benefit from this seminar.

High Risk Pavilion
2:15 - 3:00pm
Self-Retracting Lanyards and Rope Grabs
Mark McCully, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA)

This interactive seminar will provide an overview on proper selection and use of Fall Protection system components. If you have ever wondered how a rope grab is properly installed or how a Self-Retracting Lanyard works this seminar is for you.

High Risk Pavilion
Wednesday
10:00 - 10:45am
Confined Space Rescues
Brad Bird, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA)

This session will provide you with knowledge about confined space requirements under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including how to recognize confined spaces, describe the major hazards, identify controls, and the requirements for a confined space rescue plan. A practical component is also included!

High Risk Pavilion
11:15am - 12:00pm
Distracted Driving
Rick Tilley, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA)

Distracted Driving represents one of today’s most hazardous and serious situations on our roads. Any driver who operates a vehicle for personal or work-related tasks and wants to improve their on-road knowledge and ability to identify and prevent distractions would benefit from this seminar.

High Risk Pavilion
2:00 - 2:45pm
Transporting Dangerous Goods: Exemptions and Exceptions; When and Why They Apply
Brad Bird, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA)

The Transportation of Dangerous Good Act and Regulations is a complicated piece of road safety legislation. Included are General Provisions, Special Cases, exemptions as well as exceptions to exemptions. This seminar will provide a review of the basic premise of the legislation as well as when and why you might be able to use a particular exemption.

High Risk Pavilion
Healthy Living Pavilion

Healthy Living Pavilion Schedule

Always popular, the Health Living Pavilion will feature a variety of displays and demos with lots of ideas to help improve your health at work and at home.

Tuesday
9:30 - 10:00am
Yoga Demonstration
Ashley Burton and Cass Molasy, Your Power Yoga

Your Power Yoga is the leading mobile yoga service in Ontario, providing your company with results such as overall better mood, team connection and building, company gratitude and loyalty, energy and the use of less benefits and sick days.

Healthy Living Pavilion
10:15 - 10:45am
Better Sleep: A Game Changer for Your Business Plan
Laura Armstrong, Sleep Expert, Good Night Sleep Site

Hear about some simple solutions to help shift workers sleep better, and mindful practices that can be incorporated at bedtime to help quiet the mind and make falling asleep easier.

Healthy Living Pavilion
11:00 - 11:30am
Test your skills! Conversations About Mental Health in the Workplace
Amy Fogarty, Business Development Officer Mental Health First Aid and Opening Minds

Join us for an interactive session that will provide dos, don’ts and tips about addressing sensitive situations in workplace.

Healthy Living Pavilion
12:45 - 1:15pm
5 Ways to Eat Better
Sue Mah, Registered Dietitian & Co-Founder Nutrition for NON-Nutritionists

What’s fact and what’s fiction? Unlock the potential of food to boost your health and energy. Join Sue Mah, Registered Dietitian, Media Personality and Co-Founder of Nutrition for NON-Nutritionists as she shares her top five easy and effective ways to eat better.

Healthy Living Pavilion
1:30 - 2:00pm
Mindfulness in the Workplace
Veniessa Kiddey, Wobbly Canvass

Stress is commonplace, and with the pace of life’s stressors, we can forget to breathe in the “now”. Participate in a small workshop and express your creativity through creating your own personal “touch stone” that will remind be present in the moment and manifest the change you want to see your life.

Healthy Living Pavilion
Wednesday
9:30 - 10:00am
Yoga Demonstration
Ashley Burton and Cass Molasy, Your Power Yoga

Your Power Yoga is the leading mobile yoga service in Ontario, providing your company with results such as overall better mood, team connection and building, company gratitude and loyalty, energy and the use of less benefits and sick days.

Healthy Living Pavilion
10:15 - 10:45am
Mindfulness in the Workplace
Veniessa Kiddey, Wobbly Canvass

Stress is commonplace, with the pace of life’s stressors we can forget to breathe in the “now”. Participate in a small workshop and express your creativity through creating your own personal “touch stone” that will remind be present in the moment and manifest the change you want to see your life.

Healthy Living Pavilion
11:00 - 11:30am
Measuring Stress By Tuning Into Your Body
Justin Lee, Registered Acupuncturist Owner, Acusoul – Acupuncture and Food Therapy Clinic

In this session, you will learn how to identify the hidden signs of stress in your body, how long term health ailments are stress related and the 1-minute stress neutralizer exercise. Bonus: Free self-care Acupressure guide for instant relief!

Healthy Living Pavilion
12:45 - 1:15pm
Healing with Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Therapy at Home and at Work
Dr. Magda Havas, Health Wellness Industries

Today, many PEMF therapies are available that are able to promote healing in soft tissue a well as hard tissue like bone and these therapies are being used worldwide, in hospitals, at work and in the home. Examples will be provided of the beneficial effects of PEMF therapy based on several devices.

Healthy Living Pavilion
1:30 - 2:00pm
Better Sleep: A Game Changer for Your Business Plan
Jamie Contarini, Sleep Expert, Good Night Sleep Site

Hear about some simple solutions to help shift workers sleep better, and mindful practices that can be incorporated at bedtime to help quiet the mind and make falling asleep easier.

Healthy Living Pavilion

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