Air Canada Wins Occupational Health and Safety Awards for Culture and Technology at OHS Honors


OHS Canada and Talent Canada, two leading national workplace media brands, present Air Canada with the OHS Culture and Best Use of Safety Technology awards

Editor’s note: A video featuring employees commenting OHS Honors prices can be found here.

MONTREAL, September 16, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada has been recognized for its safety culture and innovative use of technology to promote workplace safety. The prizes were awarded to OHS Honorsan event that rewards the best in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) across Canadawhere the airline won the OSH Culture and Better use of security technology categories.

“I am very pleased that Air Canada has won occupational health and safety awards for culture and technology at OHS Honors and I am particularly proud that our employees at all levels of the company have made safety the cornerstone of their workplace. These awards demonstrate that our original thinking to develop simple and effective technology solutions to engage our workforce and make workplace health and safety more effective has worked. Safety is one of our core values ​​and drives every action we take or decision we make. For an airline, there is no greater recognition to receive or reward to earn than a reward for safety,” said Samuel ElfassyVice-President, Security, at Air Canada.

Additionally, Mr. Elfassy, ​​was named to the inaugural class of the OHS Canada Hall of Fame. The Hall of fame recognize CanadaMontreal-based OHS professionals who have demonstrated excellence throughout their careers and who are dedicated to workplace health and safety through leadership, volunteerism and generosity.

“We had a record number of nominations for OHS Honors in 2022, which made the work of the jury more difficult than ever,” said Todd Humber, editor of OHS Canada and Talent Canada. “The team was very impressed with the work Air Canada does to ensure its employees return home safe and sound to their families at the end of the day. This commitment to the health and safety of their workforce deserves to be emulated and celebrated.

The OHS Honors take place every year in Toronto and winners are selected by the editors and publisher of OHS Canada and Talent Canada based on rigorous criteria and fact checks. The OSH Culture Award is presented to organizations that show positive change in health and safety at all levels of the company and demonstrate collective change among leaders and employees towards excellence in OHS, while the Best Use of Security Technology Award is given to organizations that use technology to help reduce injuries and save lives.

About Air Canada

Air Canada is from Canada largest airline, flag carrier of the country and founding member of star alliancethe world’s most comprehensive air transport network celebrates its 25eanniversary in 2022. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 51 airports in Canada51″ United States and 86 internationally. It is the only international network operator in North America receive a four-star rating from Skytrax, which in 2021 awarded Air Canada the Airline’s Best Staff Awards in North AmericaBest Airline Staff in CanadaBest business class lounge in North America, and an award of excellence for the management of COVID-19. Through its Aeroplan loyalty program, Air Canada offers the opportunity to earn or redeem points on the world’s largest network of airline partners, made up of 45 airlines, as well as a wide range of merchandise rewards , hotel and car rental. Its cargo division, Air Canada Cargo, provides air cargo transportation and connectivity to hundreds of destinations on six continents using Air Canada’s passenger and cargo-only flights with its fleet of Boeing 767-300 freighters. . Air Canada is committed to achieving net zero emissions from all global operations by 2050.

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