Municipality of the County of Inverness

Municipal Team Member Wins Innovation Expert Safety First Award

MEMBERTOU, UNAMA’KI – Municipality of the County of Inverness team member Krista MacInnis was recognized as a Safety Innovation Expert during the 2022 Safety First in Cape Breton Symposium held by the Cape Breton Partnership May 4, 2022 in Membertou First Nation.

MacInnis is the Public Works Administrative Assistant for the Municipality and has recently led the implementation of the software platform SiteDocs. SiteDocs is a safety management software that helps organizations streamline operations with digital forms, ensure compliance with real-time monitoring and improve overall safety practices across the Public Works Department. She has also hosted training sessions for staff on SiteDocs and has rolled out the platform for the entire Department. Beyond this, MacInnis is a long-time Municipal Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee member and works diligently to keep her colleagues and the residents of Inverness County safe every day.

As per Safety First in Cape Breton, the Innovation Expert Award is given to individuals or businesses who have used innovative methods to educate and train their employees about safe work practices. Nominees also understand the importance of due diligence and have embraced innovation to solve and implement a plan or program to identify possible workplace hazards and carry out the appropriate action to prevent accidents or injuries.

Municipal Council and staff would like to congratulate Krista MacInnis on this well-deserved recognition, and thank her for her dedication to safety at work, at home and in her community.


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