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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 https://events.bcgeu.ca/ohs 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.