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Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

June 17, 2021 at 9am - June 17, 2021 at 5pm
BCGEU OHS ·

Registration for this course is now closed. Please check https://events.bcgeu.ca/ohs for upcoming dates.


Note: You are entitled to a minimum of 08 hours of annual OH&S training, as mandated by the Workers' Compensation Act and your Collective Agreement. Please ensure that you have approval from your employer prior to applying for this EMPLOYER PAID training.

This is an introductory course offered to union appointed committee members in the non-government sector. 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:

June 17, 9am to 5pm PST - Modules 1 & 2:

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

Before registering, make sure you can access zoom, by clicking the following link (laptop or PC with webcam recommended): https://zoom.us/test

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