Safety Committee Member Responsibilities

Course description:

This course examines the legislated requirements for the committee, its role, conduct of meetings and making recommendations.  Through individual and group work, participants will learn how to make their Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee meetings more productive and effective.

Course objectives:

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the legislated requirements for a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Understand the structure of the Committee
  • Understand the role of the Committee
  • Understand the Terms of Reference for the Committee
  • Understand the Activities of the Committee
    • Inspections
    • Investigation of incidents, accidents and diseases
    • Reviewing incident/accident statistics
    • Dealing with worker complaints and the right to refuse unsafe work
    • Making recommendations to improve health and safety in the workplace
    • Participating in Committee educational opportunities
  • Establish effective meetings
    • Communication
    • Agendas
    • Conducting the meetings
    • Meeting reports

Course length:
4 hours

Class minimum/maximum:
6/20

Supervisors Safety Certificate Program:
elective course

EOCP CEU’s:
0.4

Price:
$75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6);
$37.50 per person from 16+.
Minimum $600 charge per class.

Post session:
Certificate of Attendance

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