Individual Safety Champion – Cecil Haughn, Hillside Pines Home for Special Care
A member of the Hillside Pines’ Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee for the past 17 years, and Chair of the Committee for the past five, Cecil Haughn has played an integral role in implementing effective health and safety programs within his organization, such as the official safety and violence policies and developing the Return-to-Work program.
Cecil works hard to instill an environment of open communication at Hillside Pines, where employees can feel comfortable talking about safety concerns. He’s worked tirelessly to bridge the communications gap between management and staff and this collaborative approach has achieved positive results in the form of decreased injuries within the organization.
Cecil has recently been appointed to the Board of Aware NS, an accomplishment that recognizes his dedication to building a safety culture not only within Hillside Pines, but across the province so that all workers can feel safe and secure in the workplace.
Cecil Haughn has been recognized with a Mainstay 2012 Individual Safety Champion Award.