Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Making Shiftwork Work for You
Breakfast Session
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Accent Inn Burnaby
3777 Henning Drive
Burnaby, BC
V5C 6N5
Complimentary Parking
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Registration Deadline
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Event Description

Understanding shift work and common challenges for the worker is the focus of this course. Physical, nutritional, medical, psychosocial effects from shiftwork can put everyone at risk.


Attendees will learn how to take control of your sleep quality, family connection and avoid the dangers of sleep deprivation.


Attendees will understand the circadian rhythm and cycles of sleep that are challenged when undertaking shiftwork.


Topics covered:


  • Understanding Shiftwork and its Effects on Workers
  • Identify Challenges/Benefits around Shiftwork
  • Strategies for Adapting and Staying Healthy



Instructor: Jeffrey Cartwright's background includes 25 years experience working as a paramedic, firefighter and in the field of trauma response. He joined the New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services in August of 1995 after 3 years with BC Ambulance Service. He was promoted to qualified officer in 2009, and has since been confirmed to the ranks of Lieutenant, Captain and acting Battalion Chief. He joined the Critical Incident Stress Management team in 2000.  He has developed many initiatives for the team members by introducing them to the latest techniques and training. Jeffrey has transferred his skills to the private sector to facilitate training in the prevention of, and response to, traumatic events that can occur in any workplace.


Contact & Support

For more information please contact Ally Bodnar at 604-298-7795 or 


All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
ICBA Member $70.00
Non-Member $90.00
Special Promotion: Group Discount
Register 2 employees and SAVE 10% off each additional registration!
7:30am - 8:00am
Registration and Hot Breakfast Buffet
8:00am - 9:30am
Presentation and Q&A
Cancellation &
Refund Policy



Cancellations received at least 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.


Cancellations received less than 10 business days but more than 5 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 per day for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.


Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify ICBA at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.


Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.




ICBA may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, in which case ICBA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.


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