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ORBA announces August line-up for new webinar series


August 11, 2020
By ORBA

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Mississauga, Ont. – The Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) will launch a new webinar series, ORBA Webinars, starting on August 13, 2020. The series will cover hard hitting issues from best practices and innovations to ensure worker and public safety as we enter the “new normal” to welcoming diversity and inclusion in the workplace and providing resources for employee mental health.

The first webinar of this series taking place August 13 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Leveraging Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems in Times of Crisis, will feature Enzo Garritano, president and CEO, Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) and Colin Dickey, president, Protect Technologies. The webinar will provide insights into how workplaces can create and alter processes to ensure the health and safety of employees by leveraging their occupational health and safety management systems. Also included will be an overview of office sanitation needs and the AEGIS Microbe Shield – how it works and how it is applied within office settings.

The next webinar Smart Technologies and Innovations for Adapting to the New-Normal will be hosted on August 20 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. From smart helmets and innovative face-shields to disinfecting fleets, this webinar will provide an overview of cutting-edge technologies and services that will help to enhance health and safety measures to keep workers and the public safe. Featured presenters will be Marc Brunet, business development representative, Jannatec Technologies, Bridgette Onucki, senior account representative, Jannatec Technologies, Michael Romano, CEO, Val Resources, Travis Saunders, general manager, PGC Services.

“Our first webinar series, COVID-19 & The Road Building Industry, which showcased seven webinars from May 1 to June 26, was highly successful with over 440 attendees,” said ORBA chief executive officer, Bryan Hocking. “We understand that there is an ongoing need to provide the latest information from industry experts on matters related to the pandemic as we emerge into reopening the province as well as issues that may not be focused on COVID, but are timely and relevant. We are looking forward to soon providing additional details on our series that will run through the fall.”

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For more information on ORBA Webinars visit, orba.org/orba-webinars