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OHS - Area 09 Labour Code Basic Committee Training

September 29, 2020 at 9am - September 29, 2020 at 4:30pm
BCGEU - West Kootenay Area Office
2316 Columbia Ave 130 Castlegar, BC V1N 2X1 Canada
BCGEU Area 09 ·

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.

Basic Committee Training – Labour Code
This is an introductory course offered to union appointed committee members. 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:

  • 4 worker rights – Right to Know, Right to Participate, Right to Refuse Unsafe Work and Right to No Discrimination
  • Introduction to the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
  • Roles and responsibilities of the employer, supervisor, workers and committees
  • Hazard identification and control measures
  • Introduction to workplace inspections and incident investigations
  • Committee structure, job description and committee evaluations

This course is limited to 18 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?