A Conversation with WorkSafeBC

March 11, 2021 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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A Conversation with WorkSafeBC

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Kelowna Chamber has extended an invitation to our business community for a special edition Webinar with WorkSafeBC and the OK We Got This alliance.

WorkSafeBC Prevention Field Services will be providing information on what WorkSafeBC is currently doing in terms of COVID support, and provide an update on what to expect from WorkSafeBC’s high risk strategies and industry initiatives in 2021. They will provide information on where to find helpful resources, and will allow time to answer any questions regarding WorkSafeBC’s prevention activities, legislation, and available resources and services.

Guest Speakers:

Kira Berntson is a Prevention Manager with WorkSafeBC. She studied engineering and psychology before working in a variety of design and health and safety related positions in manufacturing, nuclear power, oil and gas, and other industries. Kira has been with WorkSafeBC since 2016, and has been co-manager for prevention in the Okanagan Kootenays region since 2019.


Shawn Mitton is a Prevention Manager with WorkSafeBC and co-manages the Okanagan and Kootenay Regions with Kira Berntson. Shawn has been at WorkSafeBC for 29 years and involved in program development for numerous industry sectors such as Manufacturing, Hospitality and Tourism, small business, Avalanche program, BC Wildfire, Young Workers and the Seasonal Agriculture Worker Program.