Occupational Health and Safety Events

Welcome to BCGEU's Occupation Health and Safety Events Calendar.

Please note: Many of these courses have requirements which are not automatically reviewed. You may receive an email or phone call from staff if you do not meet the requirements for a course you register for.

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  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Victoria Office in Victoria , BC, Canada

    Direct Government OHS Committee Training in the Victoria Area

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
    9:00am to 4:30pm

    "Ergonomics" will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. This course will be held at the Victoria BCGEU office, 2994 Douglas Street, Victoria from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    In the Ergonomics course you will learn:

    • Requirements of the ergonomics regulation
    • How to identify ergonomic hazards, to assess the risk factors of tasks and to recommend appropriate solutions
    • Strategies for implementing an effective workplace ergonomics program
    • How to conduct a workstation assessment

    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.

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Vancouver Area Office in Vancouver , BC, Canada

    Area 03 Labour Code 1 day OH&S Course

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm

    BCGEU Lower Mainland Office, 130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver,  V5M 0C4| View Map
    Phone: 604-215-1499 | Phone toll free: 1-888-238-0239

    Area 03 Labour code 1 day OH&S Course

     Date:              May 24, 2017

     Time:               9:00 am – 5:00 pm

     Location:        BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office,

                            Broadway Tech Centre

                  Suite 130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 09:00 AM through May 25, 2017
    BCGEU - Vancouver Area Office in Vancouver , BC, Canada

    Labour Code OHS Committee Training in the Vancouver Area

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 4:30pm

    "Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Wednesday, May 24 and "Investigations" will be held on Thursday, May 25. These courses will be held at the BCGEU Lower Mainland office at #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver 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 Incident Investigations you will learn:

    • The legislative requirements for conducting accident/incident investigations
    • How to get to the contributing factors by conducting effective witness interviews and examining physical evidence
    • How to assess the evidence in order to recommend effective corrective measures

    These courses are limited to 22 seats so register early at area03courses@bcgeu.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.

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Vancouver Area Office in Vancouver , BC, Canada

    Area 03 Labour Code Incident Investigations OH&S Course

    Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm

    BCGEU Lower Mainland Office, 130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver,  V5M 0C4| View Map
    Phone: 604-215-1499 | Phone toll free: 1-888-238-0239

    Area 03 Labour code Incident Investigations OH&S Course

     Date:              May 25, 2017

     Time:               9:00 am – 5:00 pm

     Location:        BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office,

                            Broadway Tech Centre

                  Suite 130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver

  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 09:00 AM through June 01, 2017
    Lower Mainland Area Office in Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Labour Code Mental Health First Aid Course for Local 303 & 803 OHS Representatives

    Labour Code Mental Health First Aid 2 Day course for Local 303 & 803 OH&S Representatives to be held as follows:

     Date: May 31 & June 1/17 

    Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Location: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area office,  Broadway Tech Centre,  #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver