Course Prototype Training

Course Description

A Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) is a primary component of any employer’s Occupational Health and Safety management system. The JHSC provides its members with the fundamentals and tools to carry out their duties effectively and is a legal requirement for all BC workplaces with 20 or more employees. This course is designed for new and experienced JHSC members and alternates.


New and existing members of a JHSC for BC employers as well as Worker Health and Safety Representatives will benefit from this course. Learning modules incorporate WorkSafeBC regulatory requirements and are relevant to all BC industries. 

Course Goals

To support an organization in establishing an effective JHSC committee.

Course Objectives
  1. Identify and communicate the importance of having a safety committee
  2. Identify roles and responsibilities of the JHSC
  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of their JHSC and provide recommendations that will maintain, improve and contribute to both a positive safety culture and safe workplace
Course Topics
  • JHSC History
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Introduction to RACI
  • Terms of Reference
  • Meetings & Minutes
  • Hazard ID & Control
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Incident Investigation
  • Right to Refuse Unsafe Work
  • Training Needs Assessment
  • JHSC Management Cycle
Suggested Next Courses
  • Hazard Identification & Control
  • Workplace Inspections

Onsite Training 8 hours

Open Classroom 8 hours

Online 3 hours – or choose the 8+ hour JHSC Online Training Bundle (which includes 3 JHSC Essentials courses: Joint Health and Safety, Workplace Inspections, and Incident Investigation for $135)


Open Learning Classes

Online Learning


Register for Joint Health and Safety Committee training online through our Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.

Alternatively, choose the JHSC Training Bundle for more than 8 hours of combined online training on Joint Health & Safety Committee essentials, including:

  • Joint Health and Safety
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Incident Investigation

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Instructor-Led Training

If you would like to arrange custom instructor-led Joint Health & Safety Committee training please call us at 604.795.9595 or fill out the form below. One of our administrators will be glad to arrange an onsite instructor-led session for up to 15 people.

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