Cindy Schiewek

Workplace Safety North

Cindy Schiewek (pronounced: She-vek) is the Senior Occupational Health and Safety Systems Specialist, for WSN and is based out of Sudbury Ontario.

Cindy is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional and has over 19 years of experience in the field of Occupational Health and Safety and holds an Honors Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a focus in Strategy and Organizational Behaviour and a minor in Psychology.

Throughout the years, Cindy has served the health and safety needs of various sectors including mining, construction, industrial, health care, government, municipal, farming/ agricultural, first nation, retail and tourism. She specializes in brining together

  1. Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and
  2. Health and Safety Culture.

Cindy is the architect behind the WSN Internal Responsibility System: Climate Assessment and Audit Tool (now known more commonly as CAAT Essentials+) for the Ontario Mining Sector which the Institute for Work and Health has deemed predictive of injury outcomes and is shaping the future of prevention.

2:30 - 3:15

Thursday 13th May

Safety Culture Assessment Tool

It’s time to change the way we do things; but we must first change the way we view things.  We need to look at the Health and Safety Ecosystem (where systems meet culture) in its entirety.  This session aims to introduce the concept of the H&S Ecosystem in combination with the CAAT: a 360 degree approach that measures and quantifies the maturity of a firm H&S Ecosystem with a ‘building block’ action plan approach. Learn about the next step change in the evolution of workplace health and safety that WorkplaceNL is undertaking and ask yourself: ‘How’s your Health and Safety Ecosystem? How do you know?