Council for Safe Workplaces

The field of workplace health and safety is constantly evolving. So are the risks that impact employee safety. Can your organization stay ahead of the curve?

Stay current with emerging health and safety topics and innovative solutions. The Council for Safe Workplaces (CSW) provides a confidential venue where senior and executive health and safety professionals can come together for peer-to-peer sharing and learning. With impactful insights from thought leaders, experts, and peers, this council is your source for leading-edge, evidence-based workplace safety information. Join CSW today.

Who Should Join?

CSW welcomes executives, senior leaders, and directors responsible for health and safety in their organizations. Members are drawn from various sectors across Canada to ensure comprehensive, inclusive discussions.

Key Objectives

  • Create a space for facilitated dialogue and peer-to-peer knowledge-sharing on timely and relevant health and safety topics with thought leaders from across Canada.
  • Present sessions with leading health and safety experts and practitioners who stay on top of emerging and contemporary topics and offer innovative and practical solutions.
  • Establish a welcoming and engaged community of health and safety professionals where members can grow their connections to better meet their organization’s safety objectives.

Benefits of Membership

NetworkingConnect with expertsResearch
Expand your network of health and safety peers and develop productive, trusted relationships in an intimate and confidential forum.Hear from recognized experts and practitioners through interactive presentations and round table discussions, gaining tangible learnings you can take back to your organization.Keep your finger on the pulse of health and safety trends with access to The Conference Board of Canada’s workplace health events and research.

Current Members

ABB Canada

Alberta Health Services

Alberta Municipal Health & Safety Association

Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals

Bruce Power LP

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

Fraser Health Authority

Marine Atlantic Inc.

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Minerva Canada Safety Management Education Inc.

Power Workers’ Union

Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Rio Tinto

Service Hospitality

Steps to Success Counselling

The City of Calgary

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services


Yukon Public Service Commission

Advisory Board


Lynn Brownell

President & CEO, WSPS

I’m excited about the Council for Safe Workplaces (CSW) and the opportunity to lead real change, together with other leaders. As a founding member of CBoC’s Health and Safety Leadership Centre, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services has always been dedicated to keeping people safe at work. The CSW represents a new chapter, with a focus on research, evidence-based data, sharing and learning, and tackling the topics that are key for workplaces to emerge from the pandemic better and safer.

Members Only

This section is currently underdevelopment. In the meantime, please visit this page to access all members-only content.

If you’re not a member and would like to become one, please contact us.

Upcoming Meeting

Strategic Drivers of Workplace Injuries

June 1–2, 2023   •   Council Meeting

Past Meetings

Health and Safety Outlook

November 2, 8–10, 2022   •   Council Meeting   •   Virtual Sessions 

Psychological Safety

September 16, 2022   •   Networking Lunch and Members Round Table   •   Toronto, Ontario 

The redefinition of work, webinar in coordination with Minerva Canada

June 1, 2022 

Derrick Leue, President and CEO, PROLINK

Christopher Spasoff, OHS Lawyer, F2 Legal Counsel

Focus group: employee mental health and wellbeing

April 19, 2022 

April 27, 2022

Reinforcing safety training through micro-learning

March 1, 2022 

Tamara Vatcher, Partner, Training Works

Jane Doe

Relevant Research for Members

Become a Member

Stay on top of emerging health and safety topics and innovative solutions through peer-to-peer sharing and learning. Join CSW today.