This course is designed to introduce an example of a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee program and to provide all employee levels the tools necessary to develop and implement an OHS program at their workplace.
The Joint Health & Safety Committee training course is structured as a one (1) day course but can be modified to meet content and duration requirements. The online version is structured as a three hour course. Online Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee training and Instructor-led classroom formats are available.
Joint Health & Safety Committee training is designed for employees, managers, supervisors of small to large employers within BC’s manufacturing industry.
Previous health and safety education and/or experience is an asset but not required.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the legal roles and responsibilities of a JOHSC
- Identify the requirements to be on and create a JOHSC
- Complete the basic activities required by a JOHSC
- Have an understanding of the advanced activities for a JOHSC
Legislation, Selection & Organization, Duties and Functions, JOHSC Meetings, Orientation, Training and Education, Teamwork & Teambuilding, Measuring Success
Assessment and Completion
Upon successful completion of course materials, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. Minimum 4 students maximum of 12 students per class.