Webinars

Minerva’s webinars are made available in partnership with the Conference Board of Canada’s Health and Safety Leadership Centre, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) and are offered free of charge to Minerva sponsors and academic stakeholders.

2021 Webinars
Five webinars are planned this year focused on Managing Change and Risk.

The first webinar held in February was focused on the Mining industry with speakers from Mirarco-Laurentian University and Rio Tinto.
The second webinar held in April was focused on Psychological Safety and Mental Health with speakers from the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Husky and the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation.
Minerva’s third webinar is planned for June 14th focused on the Automotive industry and General Motors of Canada.
The fourth webinar will incorporate speakers from the Chemical industry while the fifth webinar will involve a panel discussion focused on organizational change.

A registration link for Minerva’s third webinar will be sent out in May.

Past Webinars
The three 2020 webinars included the following topics:

  • “Adapting Your Workplace to the Persistent Pandemic”. The webinar speakers were from the University of Calgary and Canada Post. November 2020
  • “Leading Indicators –Using Your Data to Enhance Your Future OHS Performance”. The speakers were from Corteva Agriscience and NOVA Chemicals. June 2020
  • “Keeping Youth and Vulnerable Workers Safe in the New Economy”. The webinar speakers were from the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Skills and Training Development and Service Hospitality in Saskatchewan. March 2020

The 2019 webinar was focused on “Leadership Excellence in Health and Safety”. The webinar speakers were from Imperial Oil Limited and the University of Toronto. To be effective, organizations must go above and beyond legislation by excelling in leadership behaviours and activities. November 2019.

The 2018 webinar was focused on “Leading a Culture of Safety”. The webinar speakers were from Modern Niagara and the University of Toronto. Many leading companies in the manufacturing, mining, chemical and nuclear industries have implemented safety cultures and have seen positive impacts including employee productivity, as well as improved product quality.

Webinar Presentations are shown below. You can visit the Conference Board of Canada’s website to view their archived webinars.

pdf_icon Adapting Your Workplace to the Persistent Pandemic – November 2020
pdf_icon Leading Indicators –Using Your Data to Enhance Your Future OHS Performance – June 2020
pdf_icon Keeping Youth and Vulnerable Workers Safe in the New Economy – March 2020
pdf_icon Leadership Excellence in Health and Safety – 2019
pdf_icon Leading a Culture of Safety: From Learning to Practice – 2018