B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

OHS - Area 07 Labour Code Workplace Ergonomics

October 24, 2019 at 9am - October 24, 2019 at 4:30pm
BCGEU - Okanagan Area Office
1064 Borden Ave Kelowna, BC V1Y 6A8 Canada
Area 07 ·

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.

Workplace Ergonomics
How can we prevent those aches, pains and strains that are caused by work? This course is intended to provide basic ergonomic information to committee members and to explain risk factors and employer responsibilities around mitigating risk of injury from identified risk factors. This course is a must for all types of work. Please ensure that you are a union appointed committee member, in the non-government sector, and that you have taken the Basic Committee Training course prior to registering for this course.

In this course, you will learn:

What the employer is responsible for under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, ErgonomicsIdentification of ergonomic hazards, risk factors and to advise, suggest possible solutionsStrategies for recommending corrective measuresErgonomic issues in offices, mobile workplaces, the healthcare, highway, and social service sectors

This course is 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.

Will you come?