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B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

OHS - Area 05 Labour Code Workplace Ergonomics

May 07, 2020 at 9am - May 07, 2020 at 4:30pm
BCGEU - Kamloops Area Office
158 Oriole Rd Kamloops, BC V2C 4N7 Canada
BCGEU Area 05 ·

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, and that you have taken the prerequisite 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, Ergonomics
  • Identification of ergonomic hazards, risk factors and to advise, suggest possible solutions
  • Strategies for recommending corrective measures
  • Ergonomic issues in offices, mobile workplaces, the healthcare, highway, and social service sectors

This course is limited to 24 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?