Labour Code OHS Committee Members in the Cranbrook Area

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 4:30pm

BCGEU East Kootenay Area Office, 46-7th Avenue South, Cranbrook V1C 2J1 | View Map
Phone: 250-426-5459 | Phone toll free: 1-800-667-1203
Fax: (250) 489-4700 | Fax toll free: 1-800-946-0253

 

"Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Wednesday, November 9 and "Ergonomics" will be held on Thursday, November 10. These courses will be held at the BCGEU office at 46 – 7th Avenue South, Cranbrook 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 area08@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.