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OHS - Labour Code Online Basic Committee Training

May 11, 2022 at 8:30am - May 12, 2022 at 12:30pm

Registration for this course is now closed.

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.

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:

Wednesday, May 11, 8:30am-12:30pm - 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

Thursday, May 12, 8:30am-12:30pm - 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):

Registration for this course will be closed on Thursday, May 5. Please ensure you have your employer's approval before registering.

An email will be sent out on Friday, May 6 with the zoom link and other course information.