Aug. 20: New Chief Prevention Officer Appointed


Dennis Nikkel was appointed as Manitoba’s new chief prevention officer. He’ll be responsible for providing advice to the government on the prevention of workplace injury and illness, and for:

  • Overseeing the continued implementation of the province’s injury and illness prevention strategy;
  • Ensuring public awareness and prevention activities promote understanding of and compliance with OHS enforcement efforts; and
  • Ensuring delivery of effective public awareness programs and prevention activities.