Labour Code Joint OHS Committee, Investigations & Ergonomics Training - 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

"Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday, February 21 and "Ergonomics" will be held on Thursday, February 23. 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 Ergonomics you will learn:

  • Requirements of the ergonomics regulation
  • How to identify ergonomic hazards, to assess the risk factors of tasks and to recommend appropriate solutions
  • Strategies for implementing an effective workplace ergonomics program
  • How to conduct a workstation assessment
  • Additional information for health care, community social services and highway workers

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.