Occupational Health and Safety Committee WorkPlaceNL

Scheduled Course Dates

Course Date Location Delegates  
30th Jan 18 | 9:00am Canada
19th Feb 18 | 9:00am Canada
*Please contact us to arrange alternative course dates, if none of these are suitable.
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Course Details

Section 1: Occupational Health & Safety

  • Define Occupational Health & Safety
  • Cost of Accidents/Injuries
  • Stakeholders Roles
  • Importance of Reporting
  • OH&S Policy
  • Elements and Benefits of OH&S Programs
  • OH&S Terms and References

Section 2: OH&S Legislation

  • Purpose of OH&S Act and Regulations
  • Internal Responsibility System
  • Due Diligence
  • Right to Refuse Unsafe Work
  • Roles of OH&S Committee and WH&S Representative/Designates
  • Legislative Duties of Key People
  • Return-To-Work Legislation (WHSCC)

Section 3: OH&S Committee/WH&S Representative

  • Definition, Purpose and Duties
  • Establishing an OH&S Committee
  • Terms of Reference
  • Activities of the Players
  • Components of the Meetings
  • Making Recommendations
  • Minutes Recording Process
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Support Early and Safe Return-To-Work

Section 4: Hazard Recognition, Evaluation & Control

  • Purpose of Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control
  • Definition and Examples of Hazards
  • Contributing Factors (PEME)
  • Accident/Incident Investigation
  • Hazard Recognition/Evaluation/Control
  • Role of Workplace Parties
  • Support for Injured Workers

Section 5: Workplace Inspections

  • Definition and Purpose
  • Legislation Requirements
  • Hazards and Workplace Inspections
  • Role of OH&S Committee/WH&S Representatives
  • Steps Involved
  • Benefits to Injured

Duration: 2 Day