SafeCare Welcomes New Workplace Health and Safety Programs Director – Saleema Dhalla
January 16, 2017 | News
SafeCare BC is pleased to welcome new Workplace Health and Safety Programs Director – Saleema Dhalla. She will will be responsible for developing, coordinating, and delivering a diverse range of workplace health and safety programs for British Columbia’s long-term care and home support sectors.
Saleema Dhalla completed her Masters of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene in 2010 at UBC. She began her career in the geochemical industry, implementing a safety program to account for a diverse range of occupational exposures and improve worker safety. In her most recent role, Saleema designed and executed systems at the provincial and national level to reduce workplace injuries and improve employee well-being. Saleema also lead the development and execution of a province wide initiative that standardized and improved the safety program at 300 locations across BC, gaining COR certification and thus providing significant cost savings. Saleema has also acted as a consultant to a wide array of businesses in many sectors, including healthcare, finance, and heavy industry.
In her personal time, Saleema enjoys being active. As a certified Indoor Cycling Instructor, Saleema enjoys creating an environment that is fun and allows her students to work to their physical limits. She also enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her family.
Welcome to SafeCare BC, Saleema!