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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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  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 09:00 AM through January 20, 2021

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

    January 19, 9am to 1pm PST - 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

    January 20, 9am to 1pm PST - 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.

    Sold out
  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 09:00 AM

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

    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

    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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 09:00 AM through January 27, 2021

    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:

    January 26, 9am to 1pm PST - 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

    January 27, 9am to 1pm PST - 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.

    Sold out
  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, February 09, 2021 at 09:00 AM through February 10, 2021

    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:

    February 9, 9am to 1pm PST - 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

    February 10, 9am to 1pm PST - 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 09:00 AM through February 18, 2021

    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:

    February 17, 9am to 1pm PST - 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

    February 18, 9am to 1pm PST - 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 09:00 AM through February 24, 2021

    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:

    February 23, 9am to 1pm PST - 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

    February 24, 9am to 1pm PST - 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 09:00 AM

    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 one-day course, you will learn:

    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

    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.