The Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) Support Committee is committed to inspiring a culture of safety and environmental consciousness. The HS&E Support Committee promotes safety and environmental awareness among volunteers through training and education, supporting committees in identifying risks and developing recommendations to address these risks in alignment with the Calgary Stampede’s Health & Safety Program and sustainability initiatives and in compliance with statutory requirements.

Specific Activities

  • Engage with volunteer committees to evaluate the hazards and risks associated with tasks volunteers perform and assist with writing safe work practices and procedures.

  • Monitor and follow-up on reported hazards and recommend action to eliminate or reduce risks.

  • Participate in regular inspections of committee events and activities.

  • Promote programs to improve volunteer health & safety training and education.

  • Make recommendations to committee executive for incident prevention and safety program activities.

  • Monitor effectiveness of the volunteer safety program and procedures.

  • Participate in safety and health inquiries and investigations, as appropriate.

  • Review incident and accident reports on a regular basis and provide a quarterly report to Volunteer Services.

  • Identify areas to support committees on environmental issues (i.e. recycling, composting, conservation, food, cleaning products and practices)

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