News Release Moncton team takes first prize in video contest

April 30, 2018

WorkSafeNB announces the winners of its provincial 2018 Focus on Safety Youth Video contest. The contest engaged New Brunswick high school students to create a two-minute video that showcases how they focus on safety.

“All the entries were creative and showed great ingenuity,” said Doug Jones, WorkSafeNB president and CEO. “I commend all the high school students who took the time and effort to show their commitment to health and safety.”

“I especially want to congratulate our winners – Alexandre, Benjamin and Mathieu of Moncton. They did an excellent job demonstrating the right way to do a lockout procedure. Their integration of music and use of close and long shots helped to convey very important safety messages.”

Winners are as follows:

First place: L'importance du verrouillage

Alexandre Paquette

Benjamin Babineau

Mathieu Allain

École L’Odyssée, Moncton


Second place: D'un clin d'oeil

Genevieve Boudreau

École Mathieu-Martin, Dieppe


Third place: Double scénario

Cindy Daigle-Comeau

Julien Bérubé

Laura Belliveau

Eléna Boone

Dylan Rancourt

Brady Matchett

Tiffany Daigle-Comeau

Emma MacKinnon

École Carrefour Beausoleil, Miramichi


The judging committee thanks all participants who entered.

See all three winning videos on WorkSafeNB’s YouTube channel.

The first-place New Brunswick winning team received $1,000, with a matching prize going to their school; the second-place winner received $750, with a matching prize going to her school; and the third-place winning team received $500, with a matching prize going to their school.

Alexandre, Benjamin and Mathieu’s video was entered in the national contest hosted by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).

WorkSafeNB has hosted a youth video contest for six years.

View the YouTube playlist of the nine national finalists. You can vote for your Canadian Fan Favourite on the CCOHS website (one vote per day per e-mail address).





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