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, October 24, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Kamloops Area Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    Labour Code 1 Day Basic OHS

     

    To all Labour Code OHS Committee Members in the Kamloops Area

     

    "Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. This course will be held at the BCGEU office at 158 Oriole Road, Kamloops 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 courses is limited to 22 seats so register early 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.

    Please advise of any dietary allergies when registering for lunch ordering purposes.

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Kamloops Area Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    Labour Code Incident Investigations

     

    "Incident Investigations" will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. This course will be held at the BCGEU office at 158 Oriole Road, Kamloops 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

     

    This courses is limited to 22 seats so register early 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 and ensure that you have approval from your employer for this employer paid training.

    Please also note any dietary allergies for lunch ordering purposes when registering.

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Kamloops Area Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    Labour Code Prevention of Workplace Violence

     

    "Prevention of Workplace Violence" will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017. This course will be held at the BCGEU office at 158 Oriole Road, Kamloops from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

     

    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

     

    This courses is limited to 22 seats so register early 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.

    Please also list any dietary allergies for lunch ordering purposes when registering.

  • Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Victoria Area Office in Victoria, BC, Canada

    Labour Code 1 Day OHS

    This is the introductory 1 day course offered to joint committee members in the non-government sector. It is a prerequisite for all other BCGEU OH&S courses. A must for new committee members and a refresher for those with experience.

    In this course you will learn:

    · Worker OH&S rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure

    · OH&S 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

     

    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.

    Also, for lunch ordering purposes, please provide any dietary allergies when you register.

  • Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Vancouver Office in Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Area 03 Labour Code Violence

    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

     

    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.

    Also, for lunch ordering purposes, please provide any dietary allergies when you register.

  • Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Victoria Area Office in Victoria, BC, Canada

    Labour Code Ergonomics

    How can we prevent those aches, pains and strains that are caused by work? Soft tissue injuries account for the highest number of compensation claims and have an impact on your ability to perform tasks at work and at home. This course is intended to provide basic ergonomic information to committee members and to enable interested workers to conduct work station assessments. This course is a must for all types of work.

    In this 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

     

    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.

    Also, for lunch ordering purposes, please provide any dietary allergies when you register.

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Langley Area Office in Langley, BC, Canada

    Labour Code 1 Day OHS

    This is the introductory 1 day course offered to joint committee members in the non-government sector. It is a prerequisite for all other BCGEU OH&S courses. A must for new committee members and a refresher for those with experience.

     

    In this course you will learn:

    · Worker OH&S rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure

    · OH&S 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 to avoid disappointment.

    Don't miss out on this opportunity to improve your ability to advocate for workers' health and safety rights - register today.

    Also, for lunch ordering purposes please provide any dietary allergies when you register.

     

    Note: If you have not taken your annual education leave, as mandated by the Workers' Compensation Act and your Collective Agreement - apply and ensure that you have approval from your employer for this employer paid training. 

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Langley Area Office in Langley, BC, Canada

    Labour Code Investigation

    An incident happens at your work place and you suddenly get a call to participate in an investigation. What do you do? What is the purpose of an investigation? What is required? This course will answer all these questions and provide you with the opportunity to improve you're investigative skills.

    In this course 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

     

    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.

    Also, for lunch ordering purposes, please provide any dietary allergies when you register.

  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Nanaimo Area Office in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    Labour Code 1 Day OHS

    This is the introductory 1 day course offered to joint committee members in the non-government sector. It is a prerequisite for all other BCGEU OH&S courses. A must for new committee members and a refresher for those with experience.

    In this course you will learn:

    · Worker OH&S rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure

    · OH&S 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

     

    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.

    Also, for lunch ordering purposes, please provide any dietary allergies when you register.

  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Vancouver Office in Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Area 03 Labour Code Investigations

     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

     

    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.

    Also, for lunch ordering purposes, please provide any dietary allergies when you register.