On behalf of Service Hospitality and our 4,100 members, we would like to extend our deepest appreciation and thanks for being a safety leader and participating in the most successful Youth Safety Education Day the association has had to date!

Youth Safety Education Day is intended to raise health and safety awareness among youth up to 25 years of age and to promote a cultural change in the value of health and safety. By partnering, you, along with over 220 industry partners, organizations and schools, have helped us to reach over 40,000 youth in a meaningful way. You have helped safety become the forefront for youth across Saskatchewan by emphasizing the importance of psychological health and safety in the workplace.

Over 70% of youth get their first job in the service and hospitality industries and over 45% of youth between the ages of 15-24 will experience a workplace injury in this province this year. Only by working with our valued partners, can we truly make these workplaces, and by extensions, all Saskatchewan workplaces, safer. 

As we bring this year’s celebration to a close, the planning process for 2020 is about to take off.  Our hope is to continue to expand the number of partners and to reach an even larger audience of youth.  This will not be possible without your help.  We look forward to reconnecting next year to help make Youth Safety Education Day 2020 the most memorable one yet.

Thank you for the continuous support and for being a safety leader!     

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Mental Health Resources & Activities
Workplace Safety Resources & Activities 

This year we successfully hosted 3 fun and educational YSED events at high schools across the province reaching 3,800 students, in partnership with the Regina Catholic School Division, The Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Division, and the Saskatchewan Rivers School Division. In attendance, we had some very important special guest dignitaries from the Government of Saskatchewan, Regina Police Service, City of Prince Albert, Prince Albert Police Service, Saskatoon Police Service, Director’s, Superintendent’s, Service Hospitality Board Members and personnel from safety associations across the province from Understand Us, WorkSafe Saskatchewan, Energy Safety Canada, Creative Options, St. John’s Ambulance and SCSA. We also attended and participated in the 33rd Annual Treaty 4 Gathering in partnership with the Saskatchewan First Nations Safety Association.

In addition, we handed out 500 Tim Hortons Smile Cookies at Dr. Martin Leboldus High School in partnership with Creative Options and Understand Us to promote conversations about mental health and end the stigma. Last year, the 2019 Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign raised more than $100,000 in Regina. The full $1 from every cookie sold this year goes towards Understand Us. Today is your last day to get your smile cookies! 

Special thank you to our YSED sponsors this year for supporting this very important initiative, our exclusive TV sponsors – Global Regina and Global Saskatoon, exclusive radio sponsors – Rawlco Radio Regina (Z99, Jack 94.5 FM & News Talk 980 CJME) and Rawlco Radio Saskatoon (C95 FM, 650 CKOM & Rock102 FM), The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board, Sasktel and Creative Options. Special thanks to McDonald’s Restaurants, The Diplomat Steakhouse, The Saskatchewan Roughriders, The Canadian Mental Health Association – SK Division, WorkSafe Saskatchewan, d3h hotels and the Hilton Garden Inn Saskatoon for providing us with gift cards, promotional items and important resources and information to include in this years partnership packages, we appreciate all of your support! 

We were very fortunate to have DJ Armed with Harmony travel the province entertaining the students with music and videos, MC’s from our sponsor Global Regina & Saskatoon as well as Brad Compton from WorkSafe SK, Government of Saskatchewan Dignitaries address the youth as well as our keynote speaker, Jim Demeray from Understand Us! The students were engaged and learned a ton about mental health and workplace health and safety. 

Event Photos! 

Dr. Martin Leboldus  Catholic High School Event – Regina, SK

33rd Annual Treaty 4 Gathering – Fort Qu’Appelle


Carlton Comprehensive Public High School – Prince Albert, SK

Holy Cross High School – Saskatoon, SK

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