Welcome to the BC Lower Mainland Chapter of the CSSE

CSSE Lower Mainland Chapter is committed to creating an environment to expand the knowledge of safety professionals through dialogue, workshops and training.

We are committed to develop and mentor the new and young safety professionals for the next generation.

Want to attend the next Chapter Meeting?

Details on the exciting presentations are posted here.

The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering is pleased to announce that it will be offering students the opportunity to be published! Additionally, students of winning papers will be awarded a prize up to $500.

The purpose of the CSSE OHSE Student Writing Awards Program is to stimulate interest among OHSE students in the exposition or argument for or against, or research on, OHSE issues and to recognize outstanding achievement in this endeavour. Writing may stem from assignments in an OHSE course or be a separate, original, self-generated compositions of interest to the student (3,000 words or less).

Action Required

(a) Please publicize and promote this program among all students in your area who may qualify. This should be done as soon as possible. A PDF with a program description for printing and distribution is attached to assist in this regard.

(b) Please review the Description and Application Form and eligibility criteria in order to identify and encourage students in your area.

(c) Please direct students to the CSSE web site at www.csse.org/site/about/ohse-student-writing-awards-program for program details, eligibility requirements and to download the Application Form.

*NOTE*: DEADLINE for APPLICATIONS is June 30, 2020.

Selection of recipients will be overseen by the CSSE Awards Committee. Should you have any questions or require any additional information about this program, please visit www.csse.org/site/about/ohse-student-writing-awards-program or contact CSSE at 416-646-1600 Ext. 60 or writingaward@csse.org for further details.

QSP Leadership has five exciting events planned for the Vancouver area:

March 23: FRAM with Erik Hollnagel (2 days)

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/functional-resonance-analysis-method-fram-workshop-with-erik-hollnagel-tickets-82279266501

Background: http://functionalresonance.com/onewebmedia/Manual%20ds%201.docx.pdf

March 25: Learning from Accidents: The Costa Concordia Case with Nippin Anand (1 day)

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/learning-from-accidents-the-costa-concordia-case-with-dr-nippin-anand-tickets-82295553215

Background: https://novellus.solutions/learning-from-accidents/

March 26: RAG with Erik Hollnagel (2 days)

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/resilience-assessment-grid-rag-workshop-with-erik-hollnagel-tickets-82296034655

Background: https://erikhollnagel.com/onewebmedia/RAG%20Outline%20V2.pdf

May 19: HOP Hub Vancouver with Todd Conklin and Friends (3 days)

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hop-hub-vancouver-tickets-92968785139

Background: https://www.hophub.org/

April 6: The 3rd Annual Safety Differently Book Club (Vancouver) Pub Night (1 wild night)

Tickets not required. Come over after the Western Conference on Safety. There will be special guests…

5:00 PM Monday April 6 downstairs at The Kingston Taphouse and Grille on Richards Street

Background: This is our third year and the first being organized by new Vancouver chapter host Darshan Gill. Please plan a safe ride home!