Occupational Heath Safety Week coming

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week kicks off on Sunday with a wide range of activities for the public in Red Deer. The first event, the Steps for Life five-km walk, will run at Bower Ponds near the band shell stage. People can walk for victims of workplace tragedies and raise dollars for families of those who have died or have been seriously injured.

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week kicks off on Sunday with a wide range of activities for the public in Red Deer.

The first event, the Steps for Life five-km walk, will run at Bower Ponds near the band shell stage. People can walk for victims of workplace tragedies and raise dollars for families of those who have died or have been seriously injured.

Registration gets underway at 11:30 a.m., with speeches at noon and the walk to follow at 12:15 p.m.

Other events open to the public are:

• Accident mock scene at St. Patrick’s Community School from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday

• Safety video contest presentation from 11:10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Red Deer College Margaret Parsons Theatre on Friday

• Confined space awareness training through St. John Ambulance on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to noon. Contact Dan Trottier at 403-350-6000 or dan.trottier@tatonga.ca

• Personal protection equipment fashion show on Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Red Deer College’s The Patch trades lunch area

• Hazard assessment training on Friday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Red Deer College Margaret Parsons Theatre. Contact Rod Schmidt at 403-318-2215 or email him at rodschmidt2003@yahoo.com

• NAOSH awards and recognition event on Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at RDC’S The Patch trades lunch area. Contact Trottier at 403-350-6000 or dan.trottier@tatonga.ca