The Wellness and Safety Team is a group of professionals dedicated to maximizing the wellness and safety of Health PEI employees.
Wellness and Safety Manager
Sarah Fullerton MacDonald, BSc MScOT
Responsibilities: To lead and coordinate the Wellness and Safety Team to support Health PEI in the promotion of employee health, prevention of injury and illness, the design of early intervention programs to reduce or mitigate the impact of injury or illness, and actively support timely and safe returns to work.
Provincial Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Coordinator
Dawna Woodside, BScOT
Responsibilities: To coordinate provincial programs and standards that direct and support Health PEI sites with preventing and reducing musculoskeletal injuries to staff.
Occupational Health & Safety Officer – Return to Work
Angie MacCaull, BA, Disability Management Certificate
Responsibilities: To support timely and successful return to work for employees who have experienced a workplace injury or a prolonged absence from the workplace due to injury or illness
Occupational Health & Safety Officer – Safety & Compliance
Elizabeth Pederson, CAE
Responsibilities: To support Health PEI sites in their compliance with OH&S legislated obligations and to promote a culture of safety for our employees
Occupational Health & Safety Licensed Practical Nurse
Marina Darrach, LPN
Responsibilities: To provide testing for Health PEI employees for appropriate N95 masks. Also provides various forms of support to Wellness and Safety Team members.