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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  • Area 12 Labour Code Basic Committee Training

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU - Northwest Area Office in Terrace, BC, Canada

     

    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.

     

    In the Basic Committee Training course you will learn:

     

     

    4 worker rights – Right to Know, Right to Participate, Right to Refuse Unsafe Work and Right to No Discrimination

    Introduction to the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

    Roles and responsibilities of the employer, supervisor, workers and committees

    Hazard identification and control measures

    Introduction to workplace inspections and incident investigations

    Committee structure, job description and evaluations

     

    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.

     

     

  • Area 12 Labour Code Incident Investigations

    Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU - Northwest Area Office in Terrace, BC, Canada

     

    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.

     

    In the Incident Investigations 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

     

    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.

     

  • Area 05 Labour Code Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, May 08, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – South Central Area Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

     

    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.

     

    In the Basic 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 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.

     

     

  • Area 01 Labour Code Basic Committee Training

    Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – South Island Area Office in Victoria, BC, Canada

     

    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.

     

    In the Basic 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 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.

     

     

  • Area 05 Labour Code Incident Investigations

    Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – South Central Area Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

     

    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.

     

    In the Incident Investigations 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

     

    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.

     

     

  • Area 05 Labour Code Prevention of Workplace Violence

    Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – South Central Area Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

     

    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.

     

    In the Prevention of Workplace Violence course 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 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.

     

  • Area 01 Labour Code Prevention of Workplace Violence

    Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – South Island Area Office in Victoria, BC, Canada

     

    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.

     

    In the Prevention of Workplace Violence course 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 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.

     

  • Area 09 Labour Code Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – West Kootenay Area Office in Castlegar, BC, Canada

     

    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.

     

    In the Basic 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 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.

     

     

  • Area 11 Labour Code Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – North Central Area Office in Prince George, BC, Canada

     

    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.

     

    In the Basic 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 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.

     

     

  • Area 11 Labour Code Incident Investigations

    Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – North Central Area Office in Prince George, BC, Canada

     

    In the Incident Investigations 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

     

    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.