Steve Horvath

Work Wellness Institute

Steve Horvath is the Chair of the Work Wellness Institute ( and former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada. North America’s only national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of cancers from excessive exposure to radiation.

Prior to this, Steve held the position of President and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Canada’s national resource for the advancement of workplace health and safety. Steve has held senior executive positions with companies in the technology, manufacturing and service sectors including responsibilities as President and CEO of multi-national companies.

For more than 25 years, he has held and currently holds a number of Directorships on public and private sector Boards and global technical committees, including Chairing committees at the International Labour Organization (ILO) and World Health Organization (WHO), Director on the Board of Governors of Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences and past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Workplace Safety and Prevention Services.

Speaking Sessions

Steve Horvath will be speaking at Make It Safe 2020 at the following times.

In this keynote session, we have invited a panel of international experts to share insights, helping make sense of the changing and sometimes controversial sea of information about COVID-19.

  • Find out what we are still learning about the virus, and emerging recommendations around transmission and effective controls. 
  • Understand the anxiety and mental health impacts and how our understanding of workplace wellness is changing through the pandemic.
  • Get clarity into what we are learning about the virus, immunity, and vaccines.
  • Learn key considerations to protect our businesses and our most vulnerable workers.
  • And discover important lessons we're learning about crisis communications within our organizations and with our clients.


Andrew Szeto
Gerry Eijkemans
Marc Schenker
Max Lum
Steve Horvath
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