Senior Labour Relations Officer, OH&S, Health Sciences Association of BC
David Durning has spent more than 35 years working as a labour relations officer for trade unions and labour centrals across Western Canada negotiating collective agreements, representing workers in arbitrations and tribunals and designing and delivering educational workshops including labour history, collective bargaining, grievance handling and occupational health and safety. For the past 10 years, he has worked in the British Columbia health sector with the Hospital Employee’s Union and most recently with the Health Sciences Association of BC as HSA’s health and safety officer.
David is a member of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Bottom Line Conference Advisory Committee and is a certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor. He has a keen interest in identifying and controlling workplace psychosocial hazards that negatively affect the psychological well-being of workers.