Incident Investigations - Kelowna

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 9:00am to 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

To all Labour Code OHS Committee Members in the Okanagan Area

"Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Wednesday, October 5 and "Investigations" will be held on Thursday, October 6. These courses will be held at the BCGEU office at 1064 Borden Avenue, 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 Incident Investigations you will learn:

  • The legislative requirements for conducting accident/incident investigations
  • How to get to the contributing factors by conducting effective witness interviews and examining physical evidence
  • How to assess the evidence in order to recommend effective corrective measures

These courses are limited to 22 seats so register early at area07@bcgeu.ca 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.