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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, April 20, 2021 at 09:00 AM through April 21, 2021

    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:

    April 20, 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

    April 21, 9am to 1pm PST - Module 2:

    • 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 09:00 AM

    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:

    April 22, 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 09:00 AM through April 28, 2021

    This course has been cancelled. 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:

    April 27, 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

    April 28, 9am to 1pm PST - Module 2:

    • 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 09:00 AM

    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:

    April 22, 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, May 04, 2021 at 09:00 AM through May 05, 2021

    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:

    May 4, 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

    May 5, 9am to 1pm PST - Module 2:

    • 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 09:00 AM through May 12, 2021

    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:

    May 11, 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

    May 12, 9am to 1pm PST - Module 2:

    • 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 09:00 AM through May 19, 2021

    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:

    May 18, 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

    May 19, 9am to 1pm PST - Module 2:

    • 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 09:00 AM

    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:

    May 20, 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.

  • Labour Code OHS - Online Basic Committee Training

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 09:00 AM through May 27, 2021

    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:

    May 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

    May 27, 9am to 1pm PST - Module 2:

    • 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.