Professional Profile

Dianne Dyck is a Certified Occupational Health Nurse and Occupational Health & Safety Specialist who has worked for private and public-funded agencies to develop Occupational Health, Occupational Health & Safety, Disability Management, and Workplace Wellness programs.

 

Dianne earned her MSc in Community Health Services at the University of Calgary (1989). The professional designation of Specialist in Occupational Health Nursing for Canada was attained in 1995. Her undergraduate education includes a Bachelor degree in Nursing and a Diploma in Public Health Nursing. Dianne also holds the CRSP certification. Career-wise, Dianne was an Advisor, Occupational Health Services at a major oil and gas company in Calgary; a Senior Consultant with a major human resources management firm; and a Director of Occupational Health & Safety for a Canadian utility company. In addition to this work experience, Dianne has over the years, provided instructional services in Disability Management through four universities (University of Fredericton, University of Calgary, University of Alberta, and Massey University, Wellington, NZ). For more than 10 years, Dianne provided on-line instruction in Disability Management for the National Institute for Disability Management, conducting five or more modules per year. Recently, Dianne has been delivering webcast seminars through the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association; and the Morneau Shepell Learning Academy.

 

As a published author in the fields of Occupational Health and Disability Management, Dianne's greatest interest is in prevention - prevention of workplace illness and injury. This she is able to do through her teaching and learning endeavours in the areas of Occupational Health & Safety and Disability Management:

 

1)     Disability Management: Theory, Strategy & Industry Practice, 5th edition (2013)

2)     Disability Management Compliance Manual (2010), co-authored with David Corry, Gowlings, Calgary, Alberta

3)     Occupational Health & Safety: Theory, Strategy & Industry Practice, 3rd edition (2015)

4)   Disability Management Program: E-Workbook Series (2010-2015)

5)   A Practical Guide to Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace (2015)