Regina, SK – The sixth annual WorkSafe Saskatchewan Regional Workshop is taking place at the Days Inn in Swift Current today.

The day will include information on:

  • Organizational Performance Metrics (OPM)
  • Ergonomics: Why do workers get injured?
  • Changes to Marijuana Legislation: Impact on the Workplace

The morning features a session on ergonomics and why workers get injured. The afternoon’s featured session is changes to Canadian marijuana legislation and what impact it may have on the workplace.

“We are committed to our mission of zero injuries, zero suffering and zero fatalities.” says Shelly McFadden, Director of Prevention. “By bringing this one-day injury prevention workshop to smaller communities like Swift Current, we hope to reach as many people as possible to help us with our goal of Mission: Zero. We are excited to have a few of our past Safe Employer winners, GFL Environmental and Matrix Solutions share their safety journey with the participants.”

The day starts off with a welcoming from the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board Chairperson, Gord Dobrowolsky and concludes with a presentation by Ed Secondiak, on Changes to Marijuana Legislation: Impact on the Workplace.

The event is free and is open to the public.


For more information, please contact:
Heather Getz
Manager of Social Marketing
Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board
Phone: 306.787.4651
Cell: 306.533.9746

WorkSafe Saskatchewan is an injury prevention and workplace safety partnership between the Workers’ Compensation Board and the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety. Through the partnership, both agencies offer programs and supports that help employers and workers develop workplace safety and health programs. You can reach WorkSafe Saskatchewan at 1.800.667.7590. Follow us on Twitter @worksafesask, YouTube: or on Facebook:

Mission: Zero is an initiative to eliminate all injuries in Saskatchewan. Launched in 2008, the Mission: Zero campaign and programs drive home the effects of injuries and the importance of safety and injury prevention at home, work and play. The intent behind Mission: Zero is to elimnate injuries. Zero injuries; zero fatalities; zero suffering.