Senior OPSEU Health and Safety Officer
Terri Aversa works as a Health and Safety Officer at the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). Her role includes providing health and safety assistance and advice to OPSEU’s 130,000 members and participating with other stakeholders to improve workplace health and safety in Ontario.
Terri was involved in developing the 2012 Mental Injury Tool Kit, a resource tool developed by unions, workers, and organizations to identify and address organizational factors that may cause or contribute to undiagnosed or diagnosed mental distress for workers. Terri works with OPSEU members to use the kit to take action and make changes to reduce worker exposure to psychosocial hazards in the workplace. Terri has completed her Masters in McMaster University’s Work & Society.