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 07 Labour Code Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – Okanagan Area Office in Kelowna, 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.

     

    The BCGEU invites and encourages employer representatives to attend BCGEU OHS training courses. Please share this registration link with your employer and co-committee members.

     

    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.

  • Area 02 Labour Code Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – North Island Area Office in Nanaimo, 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.

     

    The BCGEU invites and encourages employer representatives to attend BCGEU OHS training courses. Please share this registration link with your employer and co-committee members.

     

    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.

     

     

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  • Area 02 Labour Code Incident Investigations

    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – North Island Area Office in Nanaimo, 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.

     

    The BCGEU invites and encourages employer representatives to attend BCGEU OHS training courses. Please share this registration link with your employer and co-committee members.

     

    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.

  • OHS Area 03 Labour Code Anti-bullying and Harassment

    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    BCGEU – Lower Mainland Area Office in Vancouver, BC, Canada

     

    Bullying has become such a concern that government, unions and workplaces are recognizing the issue of bullying must be dealt with. We now have legislation, and many organizations have policy and/or collective agreement language, but we need training to fully understand the issue of bullying and what to do about it as workers, as employers and as a union. This course will educate and provide you with the skills to address bullying in the workplace in order to make it a safe and comfortable place to work.

     

     

    In the Anti-bullying and Harassment course you will learn:

     

    Definition of what is bullying and what is not considered bullying

    Causes of bullying

    Legal requirements – Workers Compensation Board and collective agreement language

    How to address the issue

    Social media and cyber-bullying or harassment

    Prevention strategies and actions

     

     

    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.

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  • Area 02 Labour Code Workplace Ergonomics

    Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – North Island Area Office in Nanaimo, 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 Workplace Ergonomics 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

    Additional information for health care, community social services and highway workers

     

    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 07 Labour Code Workplace Ergonomics

    Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – Okanagan Area Office in Kelowna, 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 Workplace Ergonomics 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

    Additional information for health care, community social services and highway workers

     

    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.

     

     

  • OHS Area 04 Labour Code Anti-bullying and Harassment

    Tuesday, November 06, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU – Fraser Valley Area Office in Langley, 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.

     

    Bullying has become such a concern that government, unions and workplaces are recognizing the issue of bullying must be dealt with. We now have legislation, and many organizations have policy and/or collective agreement language, but we need training to fully understand the issue of bullying and what to do about it as workers, as employers and as a union. This course will educate and provide you with the skills to address bullying in the workplace in order to make it a safe and comfortable place to work.

     

     

    In the Anti-bullying and Harassment course you will learn:

     

    Definition of what is bullying and what is not considered bullying

    Causes of bullying

    Legal requirements – Workers Compensation Board and collective agreement language

    How to address the issue

    Social media and cyber-bullying or harassment

    Prevention strategies and actions

     

     

    These courses are limited to 22 seats so register early to avoid disappointment.

     

     

    The BCGEU invites and encourages employer representatives to attend BCGEU OHS training courses. Please share this registration link with your employer and co-committee members.

     

    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.

     

     

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  • Area 03 Labour Code Prevention of Workplace Violence

    Wednesday, November 07, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU - Lower Mainland Area Office in Vancouver, 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.

     

     

    The BCGEU invites and encourages employer representatives to attend BCGEU OHS training courses. Please share this registration link with your employer and co-committee members.

     

    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.

     

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  • Area 01 Labour Code Basic Committee Training

    Wednesday, November 07, 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.

     

     

    The BCGEU invites and encourages employer representatives to attend BCGEU OHS training courses. Please share this registration link with your employer and co-committee members.

     

    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 Workplace Ergonomics

    Thursday, November 08, 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 Workplace Ergonomics 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

    Additional information for health care, community social services and highway workers

     

    These courses are limited to 22 seats so register early to avoid disappointment.

     

     

    The BCGEU invites and encourages employer representatives to attend BCGEU OHS training courses. Please share this registration link with your employer and co-committee members.


    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.

     

     

    Sold out