Keeping Workers Safe and Healthy in Remote Camps and the Surrounding Areas

September 24, 2014 3:00pm

Dean Hrycun
Wildfire Technologist Forestry and Emergency Response Division
Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

Bobbie-Jo Butters
Lodging and Logistics Supervisor, Site Services
MEG Energy

Brian Hussain
Senior Lodging Lead, Site Services
MEG Energy

  • Bed bugs, bedroom mould and infectious skin diseases – A look at the problems that can potentially devastate workforce housing and how to develop robust detection systems
  • Being cognizant of the wildfire hazards associated with remote camps and how to mitigate your wildfire risk on and off your site
  • Creating strategies to stay ahead of potential environmental and health-related concerns, and establishing action plans in the event of a crisis
  • MEG case study:
    • Understanding the connection between overall worker health and exercise programs and recreational activities
    • Motivating safety-conscious staff in camps while maintaining productivity