Calgary, Alberta, – July 11, 2022 – Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada (SiS) is delighted to welcome Christine O’Donnell to the SiS Board of Directors to help expand into Ontario and Eastern Canada.
Christine O’Donnell is currently a Health and Safety Officer with the ESDC-Labour Program. She has been in this position since 2006 working with employers, employees, unions and stakeholders to make the workplace safer for all workers. She has a particular interest in young workers as the statistics will reveal, such workers are at the highest risk of injury or even fatality. Christine is passionate about ensuring people understand and can identify the risks within their environment. This is underlined by the foundation of the three rights for all workers: the right to know, the right to participate and the right to refuse.
Christine has received a Bachelor of Honours from Carleton University, Law and Political Science and has completed many courses in Health and Safety from Toronto Metropolitan University. She has received a Certificate in Mediation from the University of Windsor Law School. Christine is a past member of the Canadian Safety Engineering Society and a past member of the Women in Occupational Health and Safety Society (WOHSS). She has her sights set on obtaining her CRSP Designation with the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals.
Often you may hear Christine’s favourite phrase … “Safety never takes a vacation”.
About the SiS (Safety in Schools) Foundation of Canada
SiS’s mission is to prepare young people with the tools and knowledge they need to enter the workforce through the provision of HSE, Mental Health, Well-being and Active Lifestyle training and SAHARA (Safety And Health Awareness Risk Assessment) ™ programs. Established in 2011, SiS’s vision is to educate and empower youth to stay safe at school, work, home and at play for life.
For more information, visit SiS at sisfoundation.ca.