Kevin Smith — District 7 Bluewater
The Jennifer MacLean Health and Safety Award was established in honour of a District 21 Hamilton-Wentworth occasional teacher and health and safety activist. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in the area of health and safety by an OSSTF/FEESO member. The recipient of this award will have demonstrated a commitment to health and safety for members and fellow workers, and play a leadership role in dealing with health and safety issues.
Kevin Smith is a certified Workers Health and Safety Centre instructor and he has delivered numerous workshops at the bargaining unit, district and provincial level. He has also taken this training to the broader labour movement through his affiliation with, and leadership of, the Grey Bruce Labour Council. He was also instrumental in the creation of a stand-alone Provincial Health and Safety/Workplace Safety and Insurance Act Committee.