Responsibilities of Joint Health & Safety Committees (JHSC)
Independent Contractors and Businesses Association
December 17, 2019 Burnaby, BC
On April 3, 2017, changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation regarding joint health and safety committees and worker health and safety representatives took effect. All new joint committee members selected on or after April 3, 2017 must receive eight hours of training. This course will help participants fulfill the new requirement.
Know how to use the OHS Regulation and WC Act to access health & safety requirements;
Explain the roles and functions of the Joint Committee and the Worker Representatives;
Learn how to perform an incident investigation;
Learn how to perform a formal site inspection; and
Develop a foundation in knowledge to:
Promote workplace health and safety
Assist in ensuring the health and safety program elements are implemented;
Conduct and participate in Joint Committee Meetings; and
Work cooperatively to address workers' health and safety concerns.
Use of WorkSafe OHS Regulation;
Joint Health and Safety committee and workers representatives;
Refusal of unsafe work;
How to work as a committee;
Different types of recommendations; and
Due to WorkSafe regulations around the required number of training hours, this workshop will begin at 8:00 AM sharp. Late arrivals will not be accepted.