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 2018 Manitoba Education Day

Tuesday April 24, 2018

Canad Inn Destination Centre, Polo Park, Winnipeg

"A Safe Worker is a Happy Worker"



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 8:00 - 8:30 Registration & Breakfast - Sponsored by Manitoba Hydro
 8:30 - 8:50 Opening Remarks: Reynold Peters, CHES MB Chapter Chair 
 8:50 - 9:30 IP&C for Maintenance Workers
Melissa Zepp, IP&C Misericodia
  IP&C routine practices for maintenance workers
WRHA IP&C directive for maintenance, renovation and construction
ICRA analysis example
 9:30 - 9:45 Pest Control in Healthcare Facilities
Shaun Jeffrey, Abell Pest Control 
  Common pest hazards in healthcare facilities (bed bugs, rodents, birds)
Prevention strategies and remediation measures 
 9:45 - 10:45 Refreshment Break in Exhibit HallSponsored by HippoFM 
 10:45 - 11:05 HAZMAT in Healthcare
Dean Campbell
, WRHA Regional Fire Marshall 
  The presentation will speak to the risk of hazardous material incidents in Healthcare settings with a few Manitoba incident examples.  Methods of risk determination for an individual facility along with sources of mitigation solutions will be presented.  
 11:05 - 11:30 Asbestos Management
Ed Wooster, Pinchin Ltd. 
  SAFE Work Manitoba published a new Guideline titled “Guide for Asbestos Management” date May 2017. This presentation will introduce you to the new guideline and some of the significant changes related to Asbestos Management, Inventories, Control Plans, Training and Working with Asbestos.
 11:30 - 11:45 Manitoba Chapter AGM
Peters, CHES Manitoba Chapter Chair
 11:45 - 13:00 Lunch in Exhibit HallSponsored by SMS Engineering
 13:00 - 13:20 Patient/Resident Ceiling Track Lifts - Inspection, Testing & PM
Tom Malkiewicz
, Crosier Kilgour
  - liabilities and best practices (CSA Z10535)
- new system installation load testing
- inspection, testing and maintenance of existing lifts
 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 get into DHW systems?
Standards for legionella management
Treatment options 
 13:45 - 14:30 Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall / Exhibitor Prize Draws - Sponsored by Class 1 
 14:30 - 15:15 Electical Safety Program
Terry Becker
, Danatec Educational Services Ltd. 
  The CSA Z462 Workplace electrical safety Standard just published 4th Edition, January 8, 2018 and has moved to require risk assessments for energized electrical work tasks. A mandatory requirement in CSA Z462 is that an employer shall 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 with respect to energized electrical work. Developing and implementing an Electrical Safety Program provides the basis for 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 Apparel)
Proper care and maintenance of flame-resistant (FR) clothing 
 15:25 - 15:45 Maintenance Worker PPE
Martin Kun, Acklands Grainger 
  - Tools & PPE available for working in presence of hazards such as asbestos containing material and energized electrical work.
- Proper care and maintenance of these tools & PPE 
 15:45 - 16:00 Closing Session
Tom Still
, Incoming CHES Manitoba Chapter Chair