Workplace Safety and Health

If you have any questions that our website does not answer, please contact Deanna Kowalchuk, Workplace Safety & Health Officer 204-483-6258.


Southwest Horizon School Division is vitally interested in the Safety and Health of its employees, students and visitors. Protection of employees from injury or occupational disease is a major continuing objective. We will make every effort to provide a safe, healthy work environment. All supervisors and workers must be dedicated to the continuing objective of reducing risk of injury and illness. The Board of Trustees, Superintendent, Secretary Treasurer and Southwest Horizon School Division’s Principals and Supervisors are committed and responsible for the success and implementation of the Workplace Safety and Health Program and will take every reasonable precaution possible for the protection of their employees.

We are committed to promoting a safe and healthy workplace for all employees, contractors, students and visitors. In pursuit of our commitment, Southwest Horizon School Division will develop, implement and enforce such policies and procedures that promote and provide a healthier, safer work environment. We understand the importance of safety to the well being and productivity of our people and strive to safeguard the workplace from injury and malfeasance through dereliction of duty towards safety. We will act in compliance with all, Federal and Provincial Workplace Safety and Health legislation. Southwest Horizon School Division will act in compliance with the Workplace Safety and Health Act of Manitoba and its Regulations.



Southwest Horizon School Division encourages open communication on Safety and Health issues. It is essential to providing an injury-free and productive work environment.


Employee Responsibilities

Board of Trustees and Executives



Divisional Workplace Safety and Health Officer



All Staff Are Responsible for the Following