HEALTH AND SAFETY AWARDS DINNER
The Simcoe Muskoka and Collingwood District Labour Council and Barrie District Labour Council held a joint H&S awards dinner on Wednesday May 25th to recognize selected members who have shown exemplary work in the world of health and safety, and have been nominated by their local.
The event was hosted at the Georgian College Hospitality Room.
The event was well attended by local members from both District Labour Councils who were treated to an excellent meal served up by the students of the Georgian College Food Services and Hospitality Program.
OFL President, Sid Ryan was the keynote speaker and he thanked the activists in the room for their continued commitment to H&S matters in the workplace. Tom Parkin, Training Services Director, from the Workers Health and Safety Centre for also encouraged the crowd to continue their vigilance to maintain healthy and safe workplaces.
Carroll McMillin, an MCYS Probation Officer from OPSEU Local 314 was the H&S Award winner from the Simcoe Muskoka District Labour Council. While Mark Butt from the Simcoe County Elementary Teachers Federation was the Barrie District Labour Council H&S Award winner.