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Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

November 24, 2020 at 9am - November 25, 2020 at 1pm

Registration for this event is now closed. Please check for other available dates.

This is an introductory course offered to union appointed committee members. BCGEU courses are also open to employer representatives. This course is a prerequisite for all other BCGEU OH&S courses. It is a must for new committee members and a refresher for those with experience. In this course, you will learn:

November 24, 9am to 1pm - Module 1:

  • 4 basic OHS rights – Right to Know, Right to Participate, Right to Refuse Unsafe Work and Right to No Retaliation
  • Introduction to the Workers' Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
  • Roles and responsibilities of the employer, supervisor, workers and committees
  • Committee structure, duties, and functions and committee evaluations

November 25, 9am to 1pm - Module 2:

  • Hazard identification and control measures
  • Introduction to workplace inspections and incident investigations

This course is limited to 24 spots so register early  to avoid disappointment.