News & Events

AHERA – Asbestos Training

Carbon Safety will be hosting a 3 day AHERA Building Inspector Course at our Nanaimo Facility.  The course has been adapted to provide awareness for workers in B.C.  The next…

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Wellness In The Workplace: Topics of Substance Event Summary

With our wellness in the workplace event concluded for 2022 a few weeks back, I wanted to provide a summary of some key trends, and once again thank our sponsors…

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Remembering Westray

30 years ago today the Westray Coal Mine in Plymouth Nova Scotia exploded.  May 9th  1991 all 26 miners in the mine at the time lost their lives when a…

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Wellness In The Workplace: Topics of Substance in person event – April 27th

As we see a bright side in the form of some relief from the COVID-19 pandemic, we also need to appreciate that the last 2 years have seen a number…

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International Women’s Day

Tuesday March 8th is International Women’s day. I have had many incredibly strong successful women in my life from my wife, mother, aunts, and other family, to friends and colleagues. …

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MFSA OMICRON FAQ

January 20, 2022 One of our staff members attended a webinar provided by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC.  They found it helpful,  took some notes, and provided a summary. …

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Requirement for Workplace COVID-19 Safety Plans

Our Provincial Health Officer has requested a return to COVID-19 Safety Plans for workplaces. As we see an increase in COVID-19 transmissions related to the Omicron variant, workplaces are asked…

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Make It Safe Conference 2021

We’ll be exhibiting at the Make It Safe Conference October 28th and 29th.  If you’re attending, or interested in attending stop by and virtually say hi! Make It Safe From…

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Wellness In The Workplace: Event Summary

Thank you to all our speakers, panelists, sponsors and attendees.  I hadn’t planned on an online event when we first decided to do another Wellness in The Workplace event. Despite…

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Wellness In The Workplace: Wellness Matters – April 22nd 2021

WITW: Wellness Matters In May 2019 Carbon Safety Solutions hosted it’s first event. We put on a half day event looking at the concept that wellness is an aspect of…

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Queering Mental Health

QUEERING MENTAL HEALTH: A Canadian Perspective is a full-day online conference centering Canadian LGBTQ2S+ voices exploring the intersections of queerness and mental health across Canada. Many people within the LGBTQ2S+…

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Our Event, Social Challenges, and 2020

In January 2020 I started planning my 2nd Wellness In The Workplace Event. It was supposed to be today, and tomorrow October 22nd and 23rd at Tigh-Na-Mara, a local resort….

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Going Digital Online

I’m excited to be working with Island Innovation to navigate the transition from a mostly analogue process using our Carbon Safety Model, to an online digital version. It’s been a…

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You, Me, and Bill 23 (Workers’ Compensation Act 2020)

Bill 23 – Workers’ Compensation Act 2020 has some changes that might capture some employers’ attention. Workplace safety inevitably has a degree of risk to human health.  Whether it’s traditional…

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Positive Result! Terminal Auto Body ATP Challenge

Carbon Safety Solutions was happy to support Terminal Auto Body in Parksville with an ATP test to audit their cleaning practices.  Thanks to Mark and Sari for taking us up…

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COVID-19 – Local, Legal, and Businesses Covering Up

As we look at business and organizations slowly returning to work, there are numerous changes in how that workplace is required to function. We are not out of the woods…

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COVID-19 Risk and Returning To Work

Carbon Safety Solutions is excited to introduce a new service to support organizations in preparing to return to work. We will be providing COVID-19 return to work packages focused on…

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Wellness In The Workplace – Wellness Matters – Postponed

With the high degree of uncertainty currently facing many organizations, it’s not going to be a surprise that Carbon Safety Solutions has put the fall 2020 Wellness in the Workplace…

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2020 ACTSAFE ENTERTAINMENT SAFETY CONFERENCE

When & Where: March 5–7, 2020 @ River Rock Casino Resort Richmond, BC


2nd CONFERENCE ON POST TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY/DISORDER

When & Where: Thursday February 13th from 8:30am to 4:00pm @ Chief and Petty Officers Mess 1575 Lyall Street, Esquimalt, Vancouver Island, BC


Wellness in Your Workplace: Wellness Matters October 2020

With feedback from previous attendees, and other organizations around the Nanaimo area, we’ve decided to do another Wellness in the Workplace event October 22nd and 23rd 2020.


September 12th Parksville Chamber Dinner – Table

Carbon Safety will have a table at the next Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce dinner on September 12th at Smoke ‘N Water in Parksville. If you’re going to be…

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August Lunch and Learns – Psychological Health and Safety at Work

Canadians are seeing more and more work related mental health illnesses, and it’s impacting organizations across the country. This is a topic that is getting more and more recognition with…

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Wellness in the Workplace – May 30th, Nanaimo

Event Updates **Update-May27th 2019** Ilan Goldenblatt I’m honoured to have the opportunity to welcome Ilan Godlenblatt to the event.  Ilan was the Campaign Manager for Paul Manly in the recent…

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Full Day Hazard and Risk Management Workshop – November 23rd

Friday 23rd November in Nanaimo To register email info@carbonsafety.ca How well placed is your organization to really understand the requirements, hazards, and risks within your workplace?  What means, methods, techniques…

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