Nova Scotia launches their Leadership and Safety Charter modelled after The BC Safety Charter…


Neutron’s president, Rick Gibbs, represented British Columbia at Nova Scotia’s inaugural signing of their Safety and Leadership Charter in Halifax on October 08th 2015, modeled after the BC Safety Charter. Rick was joined by the Honourable Kelly Regan, Minister of Labor and Advanced Education, Stuart Maclean CEO of the NS Workers’ Compensation Board, Jeff Maclean President of Michelin North America Canada Inc, Jason Shannon CEO of Shannex Inc and Bob Hanf President of Nova Scotia Power. Together, they shared their experiences and ideas in leadership and safety with a room full of over 50 leaders from various business, associations, universities and governmental organizations. Many of these leaders signed the charter, officially launching this critically important initiative.




1st Annual Leadership Collaboration Forum- Raising awareness about work place health and safety

Neutron’s President, Rick Gibbs along with colleague Ben Hume, participated in the 1st Annual Leadership Collaboration Forum with leaders from 9 provinces and the North West Territories. The discussion centered around the success of the BC Safety Charter and the dramatic and immediate impact it is having on raising awareness to work place health and safety. Guests included:

ElizaDiana Miles CEO, WorkSafeBC 

Jamie Hall  COO, WorkSafe Manitoba

Steve Horvath  President and CEO, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Lisa McGuire  CEO, FIOSA-MIOSA Safety Alliance of BC 

Leslie Galway President and CEO, Newfoundland & Labrador Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission

Shelley Rowan VP Prevention and Service Delivery, Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia 

Ann Lise Albert  Assistant Director, Program Development and Evaluation, WorkSafeNB

Elizabeth Mills  President & CEO, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services, Ontario

Dr. Hans-Jürgen Bischoff Secretary General, International Section of the ISSA on Machine and System Safety, Germany

Judy Kainz  Chief Safety Officer, WSCC, Northwest Territories

Maureen Shaw  President, Act Three Consulting 

Chris Webber  Director Marketing, Services and Operations, FIOSA-MIOSA

Manobhiram Nellutla Director Research, Programs and Development, FIOSA-MIOSA

Dr. Chris McLeod Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

http://bcsafetycharter.ca/  &  http://www.fmiosa.com/



Join Rick Gibbs at this year’s Skilled Trades Innovation Forum

This year’s Skilled Trades Innovation Forum is taking place June 1st and 2nd at the Vancouver Convention Center. Rick will be moderating a panel of industry leaders discussing Employer Sponsor Supports and Training to Completion, panelists include ACCESS (job coaches model), IUOE (joint board group training model), ICBA (sharing model)

Visit: http://www.itabc.ca/





Neutron signs Solutions Provider agreement with Climate Smart

Neutron takes pride in doing everything they can to protect our environment by helping their customer base reduce energy and increase efficiencies. Neutron is now working with Climate Smart to provide their clients with on site industrial services to help them meet their C02 reduction initiatives. From finding refrigerant leaks, and installing air curtains and heat exchangers to upgrading lighting to state of the art LED fixtures and upgrading motor starters to VFDs to providing live monitoring on various equipment to monitor energy usage. Going green has never been easier!

Link to webcast: https://climatesmartbusiness.com/



Rick Gibbs participates in the Make it Safe conference held on November 04th.

Rick Gibbs participates in the Make it Safe conference held on November 04th. Rick joined Ben Hume, Julia Kaisla and Maureen Shaw to talk about safety, mental health and bullying in the work place. The event was well attended by industry.
The sponsor of this event, FIOSA/MIOSA was recently recognized in the BC Legislature. Driving the message of safety into industry is a key focus in everything Neutron does.
Link to webcast: http://www.fmiosa.com/membership/116-make-it-safe-conference-2013/579-make-it-safe-2014


Rick Gibbs & Mike Honeyman Join WorkSafeBC.

Rick Gibbs and Mike Honeyman Joined WorkSafeBC and Small Business BC on October 8 to share their journey toward creating a safe working environment within their organizations. They shared practical examples of how you can establish, promote, and maintain a culture of health and safety at your workplace. Discover how their commitment to health and safety has transformed their businesses and influenced their bottom line.

Link to webcast: http://smallbusinessbc.adobeconnect.com/p7ka8zdaqfj/