Trade Show Features

The trade show brings together 400+ vendors offering the latest products, services and innovations in health and safety. Complemented with fun and engaging activities, live demonstrations, activities and social networking – there is so much to see and do.


Here’s a quick snap shot of some of the 2019 features.


Innovations Warehouse
Innovations Warehouse

New for 2019! Check out the latest in warehouse safety products and trends; pedestrian traffic management, lift truck safety, racking and more!

Therapy Dogs
Therapy Dogs

Our furry friends are sure to put a smile on your face! Learn about the benefits of therapy dogs in the workplace.

Escape Room Challenge
Escape Room Challenge

How well do you know your PPE & WHMIS facts? Work your way through riddles, clues and questions in time to save your co-worker. Two new rooms to try!

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!

Health & Safety Commitment Wall
H&S Commitment Wall

Calling all safety superheroes! Pledge your commitment to improve workplace safety and make a donation to the Threads of Life organization.

Social Hub
Social Hub

Head to the Social Hub and unleash your inner superhero! Suit-up and help spread the word on workplace health and safety.

Superhero Caricature
Superhero Caricature

It’s YOU, our Safety Superhero! Let Cesar Vargas capture your inner superhero by creating a digital caricature of you.

Brampton Batman
Brampton Batman

Where there’s workplace safety injustice, count on Batman for help! Enjoy a fun selfie moment with Batman and his Bat mobile.

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 am - 10:45 am
Industrial Rope Access
Sean Hooper and Ian George, Consultant/Trainers, Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA)

Rope access is a form of work positioning, initially developed from techniques used in climbing and caving, which applies practical rope work to allow workers to access difficult-to-reach locations without the use of scaffolding, cradles or an aerial work platform. This seminar will provide information on how and where these methods can be applied.

High Risk Pavilion
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Electrical Safety Awareness – Low Voltage
Tim Francis, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA)

This seminar will provide attendees with a basic understanding of electrical hazards related to low-voltage work and what is required to assess and control these hazards.

High Risk Pavilion
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Working at Heights: Harness Inspections and Donning Gear
Mark McCully, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health & 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
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Working at Heights: Harness Inspections and Donning Gear
Mark McCully, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health & 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
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Electrical Safety Awareness – Low Voltage
Barry Manes, Consultant/Trainer, Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA)

This seminar will provide attendees with a basic understanding of electrical hazards related to low-voltage work and what is required to assess and control these hazards.

High Risk Pavilion
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Industrial Rope Access
Sean Hooper and Ian George, Consultant/Trainers, Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA)

Rope access is a form of work positioning, initially developed from techniques used in climbing and caving, which applies practical rope work to allow workers to access difficult-to-reach locations without the use of scaffolding, cradles or an aerial work platform. This seminar will provide information on how and where these methods can be applied.

High Risk Pavilion
Healthy Living Pavilion

Healthy Living Pavilion Schedule

Always popular, the Healthy 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 am - 10:00 am
Move to Increase Performance!
Ashley Burton and Cass Molasy, Yoga to You

Discover how Yoga to You can increase the performance of your team. Use yoga as the vehicle for personal and professional transformation. When we connect to our physicalness, we get out of feeling so stuck in our mind, which is the beginning of creating and finding access to our overall wellness. We teach employees how to live in a harmonious environment in their mind and in in their physical body at work and at home. Physical and mental health is where it all begins. Please join us for a fun and interactive session!

Healthy Living Pavilion
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Healthy Sleep Habits – Morning, Noon, and Night
Alanna McGinn, Sleep Expert, Good Night Sleep Site

There are steps an individual can take throughout the day and night that can promote healthy sleep. Sleep Expert, Alanna McGinn from Good Night Sleep Site will discuss introducing new lifestyle habits and sleep tools morning, noon, and night that will help you fall asleep easier and get the restorative sleep your body needs.

Healthy Living Pavilion
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Hearing Loss: Awareness and Prevention
Maria Simone, M.Sc. Reg, CASLPO Audiologist, Canadian Hearing Society

There are many different causes of hearing loss. It can be hereditary or just be a part of the aging process. Noise exposure affects people in all industries including at home and in public settings. Whether you are working at a manufacturing plant, using power tools at home, listening to music in your car, or sitting in a busy restaurant - overexposure to noise can lead to a variety of health effects including hearing loss. Please join us to learn about the most common risks and what you can do to prevent hearing loss.

Healthy Living Pavilion
12:45 pm - 1:15 pm
Mental Health First Aid: The Working Mind
Denise Waligora, B.S., Training & Delivery Specialist, Mental Health First Aid and The Working Mind
Alyssa Blais, Business Development Officer, Mental Health First Aid and The Working Mind, Mental Health Commission of Canada

This session will provide an overview of the various Mental Health First Aid courses and The Working Mind. Topics discussed include what is health, mental health, mental health problems, benefits of Mental Health First Aid, The Working Mind and self-care.

Healthy Living Pavilion
Wednesday
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Move to Increase Performance
Ashley Burton and Cass Molasy, Yoga to You

Discover how Yoga to You can increase the performance of your team. Use yoga as the vehicle for personal and professional transformation. When we connect to our physicalness, we get out of feeling so stuck in our mind, which is the beginning of creating and finding access to our overall wellness. We teach employees how to live in a harmonious environment in their mind and in in their physical body at work and at home. Physical and mental health is where it all begins. Please join us for a fun and interactive session!

Healthy Living Pavilion
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Shift for Sleep – Sleep Health for Shift Workers
Alanna McGinn, Sleep Expert, Good Night Sleep Site

Poor sleep health is a growing concern in the shift work community. Sleepiness in the workplace can lead to poor concentration, absenteeism, accidents, injuries, and even fatalities. Sleep Expert, Alanna McGinn from Good Night Sleep Site will discuss her Shift for Sleep steps to encourage workplace sleep support and education so that both the employer and employee are better educated on appropriate steps to take to ensure proper corporate sleep health.

Healthy Living Pavilion
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Mental Health First Aid: The Working Mind
Denise Waligora, B.S., Training & Delivery Specialist, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Commission of Canada

This session will provide an overview of the various Mental Health First Aid courses and The Working Mind. Topics discussed include what is health, mental health, mental health problems, benefits of Mental Health First Aid, The Working Mind and self-care.

Healthy Living Pavilion

2019 Sponsors

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