WHO WE ARE
Centre for Health & Safety Innovation (CHSI) is a focal point for innovation and applied learning in the prevention and elimination of workplace injuries and illnesses. It is a key resource for employers, employees, and others seeking expertise and direction on how to make workplaces injury and illness-free.
It started with a vision: a focal point for innovation and applied learning. Home to one of Ontario’s health and safety associations – Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), as well as a multi-disciplinary health clinic – High Point Wellness Centre, the beautiful facility of the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation (CHSI) can make your next function a truly memorable event.
Since opening in 2006, we’ve provided unparalleled services to clients within the Ontario Prevention System, as well as to a diverse group of local and corporate businesses, associations, film and television producers, and post-secondary institutions. Close proximity to airports, highways, and hotels makes CHSI the perfect spot for your next event, be it a training program, strategy session, board meeting or corporate reception.
Communities free of injuries and illness.
To be a unique meeting place for applied learning and innovation and to inspire prevention in the community.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Vice President, Government Relations
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)
WSPS, formed January 1, 2010, is a not-for-profit organization with a mandate to meet the health and safety needs of 154,000 businesses in the agricultural, manufacturing and service industries, representing 3.8 million employees across Ontario.
Sandra Miller is the Vice President of Government Relations for Workplace Safety & Prevention Services. Her connection to CHSI goes back to the facilities inception, working on the project team that developed the business case to create the Centre. Sandra acted as the construction liaison for the four founding organizations during the design and construction build out phases. Sandra has been in Ontario’s health and safety system for 26 years. Earlier in her career, Sandra worked in the Ontario Ministry of Government Services in the Land Development and Property Management Division (now Ontario Realty Corporation) running various programs including the social housing program. Being familiar with construction and building maintenance is experience that she brings to sitting on the CHSI Board.
Ms. Miller has recently completed the Institute of Corporate Directors, Not-For Profit Governance Essentials course in preparation for her role. Sandra has her Master of Arts degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia and undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto in Sociology and Employment Relations.
Strategic Relationships Advisor
Workplace Safety& Prevention Services (WSPS)
Larry Masotti is Director, Strategic Relationships at Workplace Safety & Prevention Services, a not-for-profit organization with a mandate to meet the health and safety needs of 167,000 businesses in the agricultural, manufacturing and service industries, representing 4 million employees across Ontario.
With over 20 years of health and safety experience, Larry also serves as Secretary/Treasurer for Minerva Safety Management Education and is an International Review Panelist for the National Safety Council. He is also a member of the Judging Panel for the prestigious Canada’s Safest Employer Awards.
A Canadian Registered Safety Professional who holds a Masters degree in Organizational Leadership from Athabasca University, Larry is dedicating this chapter of his professional life to building cultures of safety everywhere by inspiring the leaders of tomorrow.
Centre for Health & Safety Innovation is the result of a shared vision of one Ontario health and safety association within a space that promotes training and development. This partnership marks a significant achievement in adding considerable synergies to the work that each of the organizations has already started.
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), is one of four Health & Safety Ontario partners formed in 2010 through the amalgamation of Farm Safety Association (FSA), Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA) and Ontario Service Safety Alliance (OSSA).
WSPS provides health and safety products, training and consulting to Ontario’s agricultural, manufacturing and service sectors, and is a trusted advisor to businesses seeking to boost productivity and profitability by reaching zero work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities.
For more information, visit www.wsps.ca.
High Point Wellness Centre
High Point Wellness Centre (HPWC) is a leader in the delivery of healthcare services and corporate wellness programs. Our focus is twofold: 1) the treatment and prevention of common musculoskeletal injuries; 2) the delivery of custom tailored injury prevention and health promotion programs for individuals, sports teams and workplaces. Our clinical experience, collaborative approach and passionate dedication to the highest standards of care across all disciplines, sets us apart.
For more information, visit www.highpointclinic.com
Corporate Event Centre at CHSI
Corporate Event Centre at CHSI provides unparalleled service to clients in the market for meeting, training, conference and event rental space. Our facility is open to the public, with the ability to accommodate groups from 8 – 288. Close proximity to airports, highways, and hotels makes us the perfect spot for your next event, be it a training program, conference, strategy session, board meeting or corporate reception.
For more information on Corporate Event Centre, visit www.corporateeventcentre.ca