Mindful Checklists: Improving Workplace Safety
Dr. Shelley Parker joins Dr. Geoff Soloway, Founder of MindWell U, to speak about the positive impacts of mindfulness on workplace safety. They'll discuss:
Science of mindfulness and applied psychology within an industrial setting
The application of a mindful approach to checklists to reduce workplace incidents and errors while on autopilot
A case study on improving New Brunswick Power’s Safety Record
Dr. Shelley Delano Parker is NB Power’s Industrial Psychologist working within the Corporate Health & Safety group. She offers the scientific perspective of the field of applied psychology within an industrial setting. This enables the development of a unique, psychological approach to safety and the use of mindfulness to reduce workplace incidents. As a result of this approach, NB Power was the recipient of two national gold medal awards: Canada’s Safest Employer and the Psychological Safety Award.