SE01 E10 Maureen Shaw

Mother Knows Best: Caring, Compassion & Other Ingredients for Workplace Mental Health

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In this episode, Canada’s mother of health and safety, Maureen Shaw talks with Dr. Joti about her involvement in and deep passion for health and safety in the workplace; her personal experience navigating the sexism and discrimination that accompanies being a female in leadership role; how a devastating workplace accident so close to home provided her with a personal reason for an already passionate commitment to making the world a kinder and better place; and, how invaluable the impact of social connections are for your mental health.

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About Maureen

Maureen is a remarkably inspirational leader and a mover and shaker in the Canadian and global Occupational Health and Safety world. She is former president and CEO of IAPA, the industrial accident prevention Association. She has been recognized nationally and internationally for her leadership, including being one of 60 Canadians to be recipients of the inaugural Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. She’s been recognized by the International Labor Organization for her contribution and commitment to the worldwide advancement of occupational health and safety, receiving the Commemorative Medal for the 100 and 25th anniversary of the Confederation, also known as the Canada 125 metal.

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