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Joint Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Committee

Course Length: 1/2 Day

Prerequisite(s): None

Cost: $50.00 for members / $75.00 for non-members

**Please note that pre-registration and receipt of payment are required prior to participation in any CCSA course.

Course Description

Participants receive classroom based instruction on development of a Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committee.

Purpose

By establishing a committee in your workplace, the management and workers are making a commitment to improve health and safety culture. Many health and safety concerns can be resolved immediately in the course of daily work. These committees should involve people from all levels of the organization; cooperative involvement ensures everything possible is done to minimize health and safety hazards.

Topics Covered

  • Defining Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Understand benefits of one
  • Know who should join committee
  • Identify roles and responsibilities
  • Learn to conduct effective meetings
  • Develop reference terms
  • Document activities of Committee

Exercises

Participants receive classroom-based instruction on development of a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee. Tools required for implementation are also provided.