OH&S Steward Training Victoria, April 4-5, 2016
Occupational health and safety is important to HSA members. Safety stewards and representatives on joint OH&S committees play a vital role in promoting a safe work environment and preventing injuries.
HSA is offering the following OH&S workshop in Victoria for stewards and representatives on joint occupational health and safety committees in Regions 1 & 2. This workshop is participatory and discussion-oriented, providing an opportunity to examine examples from your own workplace.
Registration is through My Events Registration and you will need your HSA member ID number in order to create a login. Please call the HSA office at 1.800.663.2017 to receive your HSA member ID number. Once you have created a login the workshops will be listed under Steward Education Events.
OH&S Steward Training – Victoria (2 days)
April 4-5, 2016
Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville Street, Victoria
Workshop participants will discuss:
- rights and responsibilities of safety stewards
- role of the Workers’ Compensation Board
- occupational health and safety regulations, policies and guidelines
- hazard identification
- incident investigations
- worksite inspections
- role of a steward/worker rep on the joint occupational health & safety committee
- violence in the workplace
- musculoskeletal injuries
- harassment & bullying as workplace hazards
- making recommendations
Priority for this workshop will be given to new HSA OH&S stewards and representatives on joint occupational health and safety (JOHS) committees who have not previously attended HSA OH&S workshops.