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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)

Dates:
April 4-5, 2016

Location:
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.

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