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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  • Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 09:00 AM through May 03, 2017
    Best Western Terrace Inn in Terrace , BC, Canada

    OHS Courses for Direct Government OHS Committee Members in the Terrace/Northwest Area

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:30pm

    "Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday, May 2 and Wednesday, May 3. This courses will be held at the Best Western Terrace Inn, 4553 Greig Avenue, Terrace 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

    This course is 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.

  • Tuesday, May 09, 2017 at 09:00 AM through May 10, 2017
    Days Inn Cranbrook in Cranbrook, BC, Canada

    Joint OHS Committee Training

    Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:30pm

    "2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday, May 9 and Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  This course will be held at the Days Inn Cranbrook, 600 Cranbrook St. North, Cranbrook 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

    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 10, 2017 at 09:00 AM through May 11, 2017
    BCGEU Victoria Area Office in Victoria , BC, Canada

    Labour Code OHS Committee Training in the Victoria Area

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 4:30pm

    "Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Wednesday, May 10 and "Prevention of Workplace Violence" will be held on Thursday, May 11. These courses will be held at the BCGEU office at 2994 Douglas St, Victoria 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 Prevention of 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 area01@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 11, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort in Cranbrook, BC, Canada

    OHS Courses for Direct Government OHS Committee Members in the Cranbrook/East Kootenay Area

    Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
    9:00am to 4:30pm

    "Incident Investigations" will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017. These courses will be held at the Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort, 209 Van Horne Street South, Cranbrook from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

    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 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.

  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 09:00 AM through May 18, 2017
    Ramada Prince George in Prince George, BC, Canada

    Direct Government OHS Committee Training in the Prince George Area

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:30pm

    "2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 17, 2017. "Incident Investigations" will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017. These courses will be held at the Ramada Prince George, 444 George Street, Prince George 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 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.

  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 09:00 AM

    Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee Training

    To ALL LABOUR CODE OHS COMMITTEE MEMBERS in the Prince George Area in Components 3, 4, 7, 10 and 17

    Joint OHS Committee Training will be held at the Prince George Area Office for members in the Labour Code Components. There are four sessions being held within three days (May 16-18, 2017); and you must register for each separately. All sessions are from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

    This session is for May 16, 2017 - Joint OHS Committe Training

    If you would like to read about each session, click on the link:

     

    http://www.bcgeu.ca/sites/default/files/page/attachments/OHS_course_descriptions_non_gov_17_July-14.pdf

    Note: There are sessions also being held for government members, however, they are at the Ramada. Please do not register for these sessions if you are a government worker.

     

     

  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 09:00 AM through May 18, 2017
    BCGEU Prince George Area Office in Prince George , BC, Canada

    OHS Training

    OHS Training

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:30pm

     

    May 16-17-18, 2016 Labour Code OHS Training being held at the Prince George Area Office

    May 16:  Labour Code OHS Basic Committee Training for Non-Government.

    May 17:  Investigations for Non-Government

    May 18:  Ergonomics for Non-Government

  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 09:00 AM through May 18, 2017
    Ramada Prince George in Prince George , BC, Canada

    Direct Government OHS Committee Training in the Prince George Area

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:30pm

    "Ergonomics" will be held on Wednesday, May 17 and "Prevention of Workplace Violence" will be held on Thursday, May 18. These courses will be held at the Ramada Prince George, 444 George Street, Prince George 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

    In the Prevention of 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.

  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 09:00 AM

    Labour Code Incident Investigations Training

    TO ALL LABOUR CODE OHS COMMITTE MEMBERS in the Prince George Area in Components 3, 4, 7, 10 and 17

    Joint OHS Committee Training will be held at the Prince George Area Office for members in the Labour Code Components. There are four sessions being held within three days (May 16-18, 2017); and you must register for each separately. All sessions are from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

    This session is for May 17, 2017 - Incident Investigations

    If you would like to read about each session, click on the link below:

     

    http://www.bcgeu.ca/sites/default/files/page/attachments/OHS_course_descriptions_non_gov_17_July-14.pdf

    Note: There are sessions also being offered for government members, however, they are at the Ramada. Please do not register for these sessions if you are a government worker.

  • Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 09:00 AM

    Prevention of Workplace Violence

     To All Labour Code OHS Committee Members in the Prince George Area in Components 3, 4, 7, 10 and 17.

    Joint OHS Committee Training will be held at the Prince George Area Office for members in the Labour Code Components. There are four training sessions being held within three days (May 16-18, 2017) and you must register for each separately. All sessions are from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

    May 18 - Prevention of Workplace Violence Training

    If you would like to read about each session, click on the link: http://www.bcgeu.ca/sites/default/files/page/attachments/OHS_course_descriptions_non_gov_17_July-14.pdf

    Note: There are sessions also being held for government members, however they are at the Ramada, please do not register for these sessions if you are a government worker.