News Release WorkSafeNB recognizes 2018 Safety Stars

October 10, 2018

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5.

Its Health and Safety Educator Awards recognize teachers or school administrators who put safety first in and out of the classroom. Awards are provided in anglophone and francophone school sectors.  

  • Health and Safety Educator, francophone: Ricky Laboissonnière, École Louis-J.-Robichaud
  • Health and Safety Educator, anglophone: Benjamin Kelly, Caledonia Regional High School 

The Health and Safety Champion Award recognizes a person, working at any level within an organization, who is a driver and motivator for workplace health and safety. They go above and beyond to ensure safety for themselves and others. They encourage and inspire colleagues to integrate health and safety in daily activities.  

  • Health and Safety Champion Award: Peter Morgan, City of Saint John 

WorkSafeNB’s Health and Safety Leader Award recognizes a leader within an organization who has influenced a cultural change in workplace health and safety. They make health and safety a priority in all aspects of the organization and demonstrate their commitment by action and example.  

  • Health and Safety Leader Award: Nikol Ralcheva, Fredericton Multicultural Association 

WorkSafeNB congratulates all 2018 recipients. 

“These recipients have made exemplary contributions to health and safety in our region. We thank them for their passion and commitment. We’re fortunate to have Ricky, Ben, Peter and Nikol take such a leading role in New Brunswick,” said Douglas Jones, WorkSafeNB’s president and CEO. 

An internal committee selected award recipients from public nominations. The educator award committee includes representation from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.  

WorkSafeNB’s Health and Safety Conference was attended by more than 580 delegates. 

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WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: <b>Benjamin Kelly</b>, Health and Safety Educator Award (anglophone) recipient, Caledonia Regional High School; <b>Ricky Laboissonnière</b>, Health and Safety Educator Award (francophone) recipient, École Louis-J.-Robichaud; Nikol Ralcheva, Health and Safety Leader Award, Fredericton Multicultural Association; <b>Peter Morgan</b>, Health and Safety Champion Award recipient, City of Saint John. <i>Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB</i>

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: Benjamin Kelly, Health and Safety Educator Award (anglophone) recipient, Caledonia Regional High School; Ricky Laboissonnière, Health and Safety Educator Award (francophone) recipient, École Louis-J.-Robichaud; Nikol Ralcheva, Health and Safety Leader Award, Fredericton Multicultural Association; Peter Morgan, Health and Safety Champion Award recipient, City of Saint John. Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: <b>Tim Petersen</b>, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; <b>Benjamin Kelly</b>, Health and Safety Educator Award (anglophone) recipient, Caledonia Regional High School; Ricky Laboissonnière, Health and Safety Educator Award (francophone) recipient, École Louis-J.-Robichaud; <b>Nikol Ralcheva</b>, Health and Safety Leader Award recipient, Fredericton Multicultural Association; <b>Peter Morgan</b>, Health and Safety Champion Award recipient, City of Saint John; <b>Douglas Jones</b>, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. <i>Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB</i>

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: Tim Petersen, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; Benjamin Kelly, Health and Safety Educator Award (anglophone) recipient, Caledonia Regional High School; Ricky Laboissonnière, Health and Safety Educator Award (francophone) recipient, École Louis-J.-Robichaud; Nikol Ralcheva, Health and Safety Leader Award recipient, Fredericton Multicultural Association; Peter Morgan, Health and Safety Champion Award recipient, City of Saint John; Douglas Jones, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: <b>Tim Petersen</b>, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; <b>Benjamin Kelly</b>, Health and Safety Educator Award (anglophone) recipient, Caledonia Regional High School; and <b>Douglas Jones</b>, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. <i>Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB</i>

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: Tim Petersen, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; Benjamin Kelly, Health and Safety Educator Award (anglophone) recipient, Caledonia Regional High School; and Douglas Jones, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: <b>Tim Petersen</b>, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; <b>Ricky Laboissonnière</b>, Health and Safety Educator Award (francophone) recipient, École Louis-J.-Robichaud; and <b>Douglas Jones</b>, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. <i>Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB</i>

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: Tim Petersen, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; Ricky Laboissonnière, Health and Safety Educator Award (francophone) recipient, École Louis-J.-Robichaud; and Douglas Jones, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: <b>Tim Petersen</b>, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; <b>Nikol Ralcheva</b>, 2018 Health and Safety Leader Award recipient, Fredericton Multicultural Association; and <b>Douglas Jones</b>, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. <i>Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB</i>

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: Tim Petersen, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; Nikol Ralcheva, 2018 Health and Safety Leader Award recipient, Fredericton Multicultural Association; and Douglas Jones, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: <b>Tim Petersen</b>, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; <b>Peter Morgan</b>, 2018 Health and Safety Champion Award recipient, City of Saint John; and <b>Douglas Jones</b>, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. <i>Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB</i>

WorkSafeNB announced the recipients of its 2018 Safety Star Awards at its annual Health and Safety Conference in Fredericton on Friday, October 5. From left: Tim Petersen, Vice-President of Prevention, WorkSafeNB; Peter Morgan, 2018 Health and Safety Champion Award recipient, City of Saint John; and Douglas Jones, President and CEO, WorkSafeNB. Photo: Stephen MacGillivray/For WorkSafeNB

 

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