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Safety Comes 1st: New Accessible Employment Standard

January 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Presenter: Emily Walker, Disabilities Issues Office

This workshop will provide an overview of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) and the regulations that affect Manitoba employers, including the accessibility standards for customer service and employment. The presentation will focus on the requirements affecting employee safety during emergencies, effective for all organizations starting May 1, 2020.

If you require sign language interpretation during this seminar in particular, please notify us by January 6, 2020 at or at 204.253.4888 | 1.800.665.2019.

Attendee will learn the following:
1. Learn the requirements of the Accessible Employment Standard (what your organization needs to do and by when)
2. How to keep all employees safe during emergencies, including additional awareness for people with a disability
3. Understand the background of the AMA, along with other accessibility standards and their requirements

Emily Walker is a Policy Analyst at Manitoba’s Disabilities Issues Office (DIO). The DIO’s current priority is the development and implementation of standards under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act.

This seminar is available for remote participants via webinar (i.e., from a computer, tablet or smartphone). Please choose “Online” at registration. The day before the event, we will send you a confirmation email with the link to join the seminar online.

Online registration will close at 12:00 p.m. the day prior to the event. To register past this deadline, contact us at 204.253.4888.


January 14, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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219 Provencher Blvd
219 Provencher Boulevard
Winnipeg, MB R2H 0G4 Canada


WTC Winnipeg