GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's
Labour Minister, today announced the reappointment of Ms. Diana Miles
as Governor representing British Columbia on the Council of Governors
of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) for a
second three-year term, effective June 6, 2013.
"I am pleased that Ms. Miles has accepted this reappointment," said
Minister Raitt. "She brings valuable knowledge and experience to the
Council and we welcome her continued contribution to the advancement of
occupational health and safety."
Since 2004, Ms. Miles has been employed by WorkSafeBC, where she
currently serves as Senior Vice President, Operations, and Vice
President, Worker and Employer Services Division. WorkSafeBC is a
provincial organization dedicated to promoting workplace health and
safety for the workers and employers of British Columbia.
Through her ongoing work at the SHARE Family and Community Services
Society and past commitment to organizations such as the Board of
Governors of Douglas College and the CKNW Orphans' Fund Board, she has
contributed to the progress of occupational health and safety.
The CCOHS is governed by a tripartite council representing governments
(federal, provincial and territorial), employers, and labour, which
assists in delivering a trustworthy and complete occupational health
and safety service, and ensures that the information CCOHS disseminates
For more information on the CCOHS, please visit http://www.ccohs.ca.
SOURCE: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
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