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Workplace Safety North wants to 'Feed Your Brain' with new lunch and learn series

The series will allow participants to network and learn about the latest topics in health and safety
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Yesterday, at a Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce networking event, one of the event hosts, Workplace Safety North (WSN), announced a new May 8 lunch and learn session on leadership training.

“As part of the WSN Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series, we want to invite the community, human resources, and health and safety staff to attend an information session on leadership on May 8,” says Mike Lemay, WSN Health and Safety Specialist based in Sault Ste. Marie. “The speaker is very good and this interactive lunch and learn should be popular, so pre-registration is required.”

In the session, participants will learn about a new program called, ‘Leadership Essentials.’ Presented by Brett Webb, WSN Culture and Organizational Development Specialist, the program goes beyond traditional one-time training to create long-term, sustainable improvements in organizational culture.

  • Interactive session and group will choose topics of most interest
  • Personal development topics: signature strengths, optimism and gratitude, situational awareness, resiliency, verbal communication and body language
  • Team development topics: goals, values and beliefs, engagement, support and feedback and tru
  • Gain a better understanding of how to improve workplace culture, health and safety, and how to create strength-based leadership practices

Participants can enjoy a complimentary light lunch, or bring their own. Seating is limited, registration must be made in advance. A similar presentation will be held June 11 in Thunder Bay.

About WSN Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series:

The free lunch and learn series helps northern communities, and human resources and health and safety staff stay on top of the latest health and safety issues. The series focuses on trending topics in workplace health and safety, including: mental health and psychological health and safety, workplace policy regarding alcohol and drug use, and how to build a strong safety culture.

The series is a great way to get a quick overview of hot topics in health and safety, while you network within your northern Ontario community. Participants can get new ideas for their workplace, resource and contact information, and community networking opportunities.

To learn more and register:

Information sheet: