Government 2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training & Mitigating Workplace Violence - Okanagan

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4:30pm

BCGEU Okanagan Area Office, 1064 Borden Avenue, Kelowna, BC  V1Y 6A8 | View Map

Phone: 250-763-6405 | Phone toll free: 1-800-667-1132

2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday, February 21, and Wednesday, February 22. "Mitigating Workplace Violence" will be held on Thursday, February 23.  These courses will be held at the Best Western Hotel & Suites, 2402 Highway 97 North, Kelowna from 9:00 am-4:30 pm.

In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn:

  • Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure
  • OHS legislation
  • Roles and responsibilities of employers, workers, supervisors and committees
  • Hazard identification and control measures
  • How to conduct effective workplace inspections and incident investigations
  • Resources available to the committee


In the Mitigating Workplace Violence you will learn:

  • The legislative requirements for a violence prevention program
  • The definition of workplace violence
  • How to identify the hazards
  • The factors that contribute to the increased risk of workplace violence
  • The strategies for recommending corrective measures to eliminate or reduce the risk of violence

These courses are limited to 22 seats so register early at to avoid disappointment.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to improve your ability to advocate for workers' health and safety rights - register today.

Note: If you have not taken your annual education leave, as mandated by the Workers' Compensation Act and your Collective Agreement - apply for this employer paid leave through your employer.