Steve Tizzard

Radio Operator, Hibernia Platform

For the past 25 years, Steve Tizzard has been working on the Hibernia Platform. In 2009, he was the recipient of the ExxonMobil Canada East President's Safety Award following the return to flight operations after the Cougar 491 tragedy. In October 2015 the Wellness Committee from Hibernia was the recipient of the gold award from Canada's Safest Employers magazine for Psychological Safety in the workplace.

Steve is a Mental Health First Aid Canada Instructor and a certified as a Psychological Health and Safety Advisor with the Canadian Mental Health Association. In 2017, his workplace was named the CM Hincks Workplace award by CMHA, fostering positive Mental Health practices for all employees.

Most recently, in October 2022, Steve was the recipient of the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health workplace champion for advancement of mental health awareness across the country. He has helped workplaces implement workplace programs from northern Alaska to Northern Labrador and all points in between.

1:45 - 2:45 pm

May 11, 2023 May 11, 2023

Rotational Workers and the Stressors Involved

Rotational work is never easy and being away from family and friends for extended periods of time can be a painful experience. There are stressors and anxieties not just with work, but with personal relationships at home. Steve will take you through his 25-year story of working in the offshore and how communication, listening and finding a work-life balance is imperative to continue doing the job.