Direct Government OHS Committee Training in the Fraser Valley Area

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:30pm

To all Direct Government OHS Committee Members in the Fraser Valley Area

"Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday, April 25 and Wednesday, April 26, 2017 and "Mitigating Workplace Violence" will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017. These courses will be held at the Fraser Valley BCGEU office, 8555 – 198A Avenue, Langley from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn:

  • Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure
  • OHS legislation
  • Roles and responsibilities of employers, workers, supervisors and committees
  • Hazard identification and control measures
  • How to conduct effective workplace inspections and incident investigations
  • Resources available to the committee

In the Mitigating Workplace Violence you will learn:

  • The legislative requirements for a violence prevention program
  • The definition of workplace violence
  • How to identify the hazards
  • The factors that contribute to the increased risk of workplace violence
  • The strategies for recommending corrective measures to eliminate or reduce the risk of violence

These courses are limited to 22 seats so register early at https://gww.gov.bc.ca/ to avoid disappointment.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to improve your ability to advocate for workers' health and safety rights - register today.

Note: If you have not taken your annual education leave, as mandated by the Workers' Compensation Act and your Collective Agreement - apply for this employer paid leave through your employer.

April 25, 2017 at 9am - April 26, 2017 at 4:30pm
BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office
8555 198A Ave Langley, BC V2Y 0A1 Canada
Fraser Valley Area Office - Support Staff ·

Will you come?