The Joint Health and Safety Committee is an integral part of a safety management system. As part of the continual improvement process, your committee is the communication hub between workers and management. Effective committees provide valuable safety advice and recommendations to the employer on how to control health and safety risks in the workplace. They also provide support to workers and supervisors in incident investigations, workplace inspections and refusals of unsafe work.
This course is intended for: Newly elected employer and worker committee representatives as part of their mandatory eight-hour training. Professional development as part of committee members’ entitled educational leave.
This Joint Health and Safety Committee course meets the eight-hour training requirement for new committee members in the WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation Part 3.27.
This course is structured as a one (1) day instructor-led workshop.
Receive guidance, training, and resources to equip an individual manager/supervisor/worker to serve as an effective Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) member.
In this session, learn to:
- Identify and communicate the importance of having a safety committee
- Identify roles and responsibilities of the JHSC
- Recognize and summarize the JHSC’s role in:
- Hazard ID & Control
- Workplace Inspections
- Incident Investigations
- Right to Refuse Unsafe Work
- Evaluate the effectiveness of a JHSC and provide recommendations that will improve, maintain and contribute to a positive safety culture and safe workplace.
Assessment and Completion:
Upon successful completion of course materials, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
$99+tax/person Alliance Corporate Members
$149+tax/person Alliance Independent Members