Contents Quarter 2 2020
2 ARHCA CEO’s Message
4 ARHCA Committee Chairs and Board of Directors
5 ARHCA Committee Members
7 ARHCA Committee Updates
10 Wendy L. MacKay, P. Eng.
Meet the new director on the ARHCA Board
FEATURED ARHCA MEMBER
14 Getting to Work
Canadian Armed Forces personnel often face significant challenges
when transitioning into the civilian workforce. One Alberta not-for-profit
is helping to make that transition easier.
20 MENTAL HEALTH
Have the Talk, Save a Life
Learning how to have difficult conversations can be a lifesaving skill
25 HUMAN RESOURCES
Understanding Psychological Injuries in the Workplace
The next frontier of workplace safety
31 SUPPLY CHAIN
Procurement and Supply Chain Strategies During COVID-19
Mitigating disruption risks
33 RISK MANAGEMENT
Managing Risk During a Time of Change
Risk management needs to be a priority for Alberta contractors
35 CONSTRUCTION LAW
Writing a Scope of Work, Badly
A common, costly mistake
Research Driving Change
The University of Alberta’s Construction Innovation Centre is a hub
for collaboration between industry and academia
42 IN MEMORIAM
Remembering Werner Wenzel
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