Occupational Health & Safety Committee

Course Overview

This training program has been designed to provide members of the Occupational Health and Safety Committees, Workers Health and Safety Representatives and Designates the knowledge required to fullfill the duties and responsibilities under the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations. 

This program will provide the training required to implement and monitor an Occupational Health and Safety program and become health and safety ambassadors, role models and mentors in the workplace.

Course Duration:  2 days

Who should attend?

This program is designed for participants who are members of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee, Workers Health and Safety Representatives and Designates.

Course dates:

Curriculum Topics: 

∗ 
Introduction to OH&S
∗  OH&S Legislation and Regulations
∗  OH&S Program and Benefits
∗  Internal Responsibility System (IRS)
∗  Structure and Membership
∗  Duties and Responsibilities of Committee Members
∗  OH&S Meetings, Inspections, and Incident Investigations
∗  Hazard Identification, Emergency Preparedness, and Disability Management
∗  Auditing