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Stevan Horvath appointed President of Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Federal Labour Minister, Lisa Raitt, announced today that Stevan Horvath has been  appointed full-time President of Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, effective April 11, 2011.

The release says the following about the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety:

  • The Centre, located in Hamilton, Ontario, was created in 1978 to promote the fundamental right of Canadians to a healthy and safe working environment.
  • The Centre is governed by a tripartite council representing the federal, provincial and territorial governments, employers and workers, the Centre provides Canadians with unbiased and relevant information that supports responsible decision making on health and safety issues in the workplace.

The release notes the following about Mr. Horvath:

  • He is presently the Vice-President of Operations for Advanced Inc., a leading supplier of audio visual solutions serving the corporate, government and education markets in Ontario.
  • For more than 10 years, he held a number of positions, including Chairman, on the Board of Directors for the Industrial Accident Prevention Association, a not-for-profit health and safety organization operating in Ontario.¬†
  • He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Queen's University and an Industrial Hygiene Certificate from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
  • He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.