Canada announces four appointments and one reappointment to Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Employment and Social Development Canada

July 4, 2022 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to appointing highly qualified candidates to best serve the interests of Canadians.

Today, the Minister of Labour, Seamus O’Regan Jr., announced four appointments and a reappointment to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) Council of Governors:

  • Brenda Baxter – appointed as the chairperson of the CCOHS Council of Governors for a term of five years
  • Jenna Brookfield – appointed as a governor representing employees for a term of four years
  • Debbie Molloy – appointed as the governor representing the Northwest Territories for a term of four years
  • Gail Boland – appointed as the governor representing Newfoundland and Labrador for a term of four years
  • James Hall – reappointed as the governor representing Manitoba for a term of four years

Established in 1978 by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Act, the CCOHS aims to promote the well-being of working Canadians by providing information, training, education, management systems and solutions that support health, safety and wellness programs. The tripartite Council of Governors, which represents governments (federal, provincial and territorial), employers and labour, assists in delivering a trustworthy and complete occupational health and safety service, and ensures a balanced approach to workplace health and safety issues.

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