This is a practical seminar for those responsible or interested in getting involved with workplace health and safety.
This session will provide a detailed overview of legislative requirements for federal and provincially regulated employees. The session will also outline the the key requirements, roles, and responsibilities of corporate health and safety committee members.
DATE: Available until June 18th, 2017 DURATION: 1hr 30 mins
This seminar has been approved for 1.5 CHRP hours by BCHRMA, SAHRP and HRMAM.
What is workplace safety?
Outline Legislative Requirements (Provincial vs Federal)
Describe Workplace Hazards
Outline Worker’s Compensation and procedures for reporting
Worker’s Compensation Act
This session is delivered via a recorded webinar. Registrants will receive email instructions on how to access the webinar.
Member of Professional HR Organization $65.00
SPEAKER: Jabeen Boga
Jabeen Boga is an experienced human resources professional with close to 10 years of experience across a wide variety of Human Resources functions. This includes possessing a certified Human Resources Designation. Jabeen earned her undergraduate degree from Simon Fraser University obtaining Dean’s Honor Roll Standing and was most recently named a Rising Star through HRM Canada. Jabeen has worked for some large organizations including KPMG, TD Bank and is currently employed at a large engineering firm. Jabeen is passionate about the field of human resources and sharing her knowledge through leading a Career Advancement Roundtable through HRMA. Jabeen is part of the Ashton College faculty instructing the Diploma in Human Resources Management program. She is also currently part of the Human Resources Advisory Council for HRMA.
Heidi Bachert-Burke brings more than twenty years of experience and progressive knowledge of Human Resources Management and Administration to Ashton College.
Heidi has worked at a senior management level for large, public sector organizations managing the full spectrum of Human Resources and Administrative activities in domestic and international locations, providing training and workplace facilitation, and coaching and mentoring direct reports for success. She has functioned as the team lead and change agent on a number of HR, employee and labour relations projects, partnered with government and business partners to develop and implement new diversity initiatives and action plans, and has participated in the development and launch of various administrative strategies and new HRIS systems to improve organizational capacity and capability.
Heidi recently moved from Ontario to British Columbia. Before moving she worked as a College Instructor teaching and developing material for a Liberal Arts course in Interpersonal Communications. She holds a Master of Arts degree. Heidi is passionate about teaching and mentoring and is excited to be part of the Ashton College faculty.
Jim Francis is a senior management professional with a significant record of achievement in enhancing individual, team and organizational performance, raising the bar on the customer experience, leadership development, sales effectiveness, business development and organizational learning.
Through much of his career, Jim worked in the financial services industry in such areas as Personal and Commercial Banking, Training, Human Resources and Knowledge Management.
Jim’s work has provided him with opportunities to present on a variety of topics both locally and in such far-flung locations as Amsterdam, Dublin, Buenos Aries, Nassau, London and Hong Kong.
Jim recently founded Wavemaker Consulting, a management and educational consulting firm that specializes in enhancing individual, team and organizational performance and Wavemaker Adventure Learning, a unique learning events company which specializes in planning sessions, team building and leadership development.
Michelle Gibbons is a seasoned HR professional with more than twenty-five years of senior-level Human Resources Management experience in professional services and private sector companies. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Human Resources Management from Ryerson University and a Master of Arts specializing in Learning and Technology from Royal Roads University. She is soon-to-be professionally certified as a Corporate Coach through the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches. Michelle is passionate about learning and development and successfully leverages her real world experience in all learning environments.
Michelle currently works for PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) in a Senior HR role specializing in performance management and employee coaching. In addition Michelle teaches online at the college level in the Human Resources Management diploma program. Michelle is excited to be part of the Ashton College faculty teaching in the Diploma in Human Resources Management program.
Amber Cooper brings over fifteen years of progressive human resources (HR) experience to Ashton College. Amber has held positions in both private and public sector in a HR Manager capacity, most recently holding the position of Manager, HR Client Services with a Crown corporation.
Amber holds Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from St Francis Xavier University, a diploma in HR Management from Seneca College and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from York University. Amber is based out of Vancouver, and joins Ashton College to teach in the Diploma in Human Resources Management Program.
Jabeen Boga is a Certified Human Resources Professional with close to ten years of experience across a wide variety of Human Resources functions. Jabeen has worked for large organizations including KPMG, and TD Bank and is currently employed at a large engineering firm. She is passionate about the field of human resources and sharing her knowledge through mentoring and teaching.
Jabeen is part of the Ashton College faculty instructing the Diploma in Human Resources Management program and is part of the Advisory Council for the GVA. As a recipient for HRD Canada’s 2015 Rising Star Award, she is excited to share her experience and passion towards the field of Human Resources with you!
With over eight years of work experience in human resources, a Bachelor of Commerce degree, and a Certificate in Adult Education, Sarah is dedicated and passionate about sharing her knowledge of human resources and business with others. She is currently completing her Masters degree in Leadership Studies and has a specific interest in leader effectiveness and achieving corporate goals. Sarah has experience in public, private and not-for-profit organizations and has led initiatives in leadership development, training, organizational development, performance development, recruitment, and policy.
Currently, she works as an internal consultant in a large organization leading special projects in talent strategy and managing a comprehensive leadership development program.
Amr Shokry is a global Human Resources (HR) leader with 20 years of senior leadership experience in Canada, USA and Europe. He has worked for several Fortune 500 companies, including Eli Lilly, Novartis, and 3M. In addition to his work history, Amr has presented at major European HR conferences and taught at the undergraduate level at the University of Indianapolis. Holding a Masters in Strategic HR Management from the University of Durham (England), as well as the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation, Amr is passionate about teaching and mentoring.
Amr joins the Ashton College faculty to teach the Diploma in Human Resources Management program.
Yanny Yeung is a seasoned human resources (HR) professional with over 8 years of experience in an HR generalist capacity, which includes recruitment and selection, benefits, employee relations, and HRIS systems. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Diploma in Adult Education from the University of British Columbia. She is also a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP).
Yanny is passionate about teaching and mentoring. She has taught various courses at the local School District for over five years and has been a tutor for over seven years. Yanny teaches in the Diploma in Human Resources Management Program at Ashton College.
A human resources professional with decades of experience behind her in a wide variety of positions, Marcelle Sprecher earned her Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation in 1993, and held her Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation from 1994 to 2012. After working for some of B.C.’s largest organizations, such as the University of British Columbia, publically-traded William M. Mercer Ltd., and Timberwest Forest Corp., Marcelle ventured into entrepreneurism and for ten years successfully contracted her services out to a variety of firms to manage their human resources and management projects.
Marcelle has been facilitating several of Ashton’s CEBS courses since 2004, and is now instructing the college’s online Diploma in Human Resource Management program.