Please note that this course has been cancelled due to low registration.
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. We are unable to provide a union paid LOA for this course.
Please note that BCGEU Covid-19 protocols remain in place. Participants will be required to provide proof of full vaccination at BCGEU OHS courses. Staff will scan your vaccine passport and confirm your identification upon arrival.
The use of high quality masks also continues to be required in all BCGEU buildings, and at BCGEU courses hosted in other venues. Upon arrival, BCGEU members will be provided with KN95 masks for use during the course. Employer representatives or members of other unions will need to bring their own KN95, N95 or equivalent mask.
Participants will also need to follow other measures in our Covid-19 safety plan for our BCGEU OHS courses, which includes health screening and physical distancing.
As you know, Covid-19 public health measures are regularly updated, so more changes to the requirements for our courses may occur in the weeks and months to come. We will do our best to keep you informed and up to date. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].
Anti-bullying and Harassment 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 this 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
This course is limited to 23 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.
We are committed to making our courses accessible to all learners. We provide additional supports for learners as needed, including ASL interpretation. Please contact us for more information and to make arrangements to support your participation.