2018 Programme

Programme 2018

Manitoba Education Day 2018

Tuesday April 24, 2018


Canada Inn Destination Centre, Polo Park, Winnipeg

A safe worker is a happy worker”



To view the presentations, click on the topics in green. 

 8:00 – 8:30 Registration
& Breakfast
 – Sponsored by Manitoba Hydro
 8:30 – 8:50 Opening remarks: Reynold Peters,CHES MB Chapter President
 8:50 – 9:30 IP&C for maintenance workers
Melissa Zepp

, IP&C Misericodia

Routine IP&C practices for maintenance workers
WRHA IP&C Guideline for Maintenance, Renovation and Construction
Example of ICRA analysis
 9:30 – 9:45 Pest Control in Healthcare Facilities
Shaun Jeffrey,Abell Pest Management
Common phytosanitary risks in healthcare establishments (bedbugs, rodents, birds)
Prevention strategies and corrective measures
 9:45 – 10:45 Refreshment break in the exhibition hall – Sponsored by HippoFM
 10:45 – 11:05 HAZMAT in healthcare
Dean Campbell
, WRHA Regional Fire Marshal
The presentation will focus on the risk of hazardous materials incidents in health care settings with some examples of incidents in Manitoba. Methods for determining risk for an individual facility as well as sources of mitigation solutions will be presented.
 11:05 – 11:30 Asbestos management

Ed Wooster
,Pinchin Ltd

SAFE Work Manitoba released a new guideline entitled “Guide to Asbestos Management” in May 2017. This presentation will introduce you to the new guideline and some of the important changes related to asbestos management, inventories, control plans, training and working with asbestos.
 11:30 – 11:45 Manitoba Branch AGM
, CHES Manitoba Chapter President
 11:45 – 13:00 Lunch in the exhibition hall
 – Sponsored by SMS Engineering
 13:00 – 13:20 Patient/Resident Ceiling Track Elevators – Inspection, Testing & MP
Tom Malkiewicz
, Kilgour Cruise
-responsibilities and best practices (CSA Z10535)
– load testing of installation of a new system
– inspection, testing and maintenance of existing elevators
 13:20 – 13:45 Legionella – Proactive Minimization in Domestic Hot Water Systems
Terry Runka
 , ChemAqua Inc.
Aaron Marshall, EPI systems

What is legionella?
How does it enter ECS systems?
Standards for Legionella Management
Treatment options
 13:45 – 14:30 Refreshment break in the exhibition hall / Exhibitor draws – Sponsored by class 1
 14:30 – 15:15 Electrical Safety Program
Terry Becker
Danatec Educational Services Ltd. 
The CSA Z462 Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace was just released its 4th edition on January 8, 2018 and now requires risk assessments for live electrical work tasks. A mandatory requirement of CSA Z462 is that an employer must have a documented and implemented electrical safety program. WH&S regulations continue to evolve in their recognition of electrical hazards. WorkSafeMB, Part 38 Electrical Safety has specific content in relation to live electrical work. Developing and implementing an electrical safety program forms the basis of good due diligence.
 15:15 – 15:25 Maintenance worker uniforms
Paul Radley,Quintex Services

Requirements for high visibility safety clothing (CSA Standard Z96-15 High visibility safety clothing)
Proper Care and Maintenance of Flame Retardant Clothing (FR)
 15:25 – 15:45 PPE for maintenance worker
Martin Kun, Acklands Grainger
– Tools and Tools PPE available for working around hazards such as asbestos materials and live electrical work.
– Proper care and maintenance of these tools & EAR
 15:45 – 16:00 Closing session

Tom Still,New CHES Manitoba Chapter President

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