A Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) is a primary component of any employer’s Occupational Health and Safety management system. The JHSC provides its members with the fundamentals and tools to carry out their duties effectively and is a legal requirement for all BC workplaces with 20 or more employees. This course is designed for new and experienced JHSC members and alternates.
New and existing members of a JHSC for BC employers as well as Worker Health and Safety Representatives will benefit from this course. Learning modules incorporate WorkSafeBC regulatory requirements and are relevant to all BC industries.
- Joint Health & Safety Committee Regulatory Requirement
- Roles and Responsibilities of Committee Members
- Creating a Terms of Reference
- Meetings & Minutes
- Hazard Identification & Control
- Workplace Inspections
- Employer Incident Investigations
- Right to Refuse Unsafe Work
- Training Needs Assessment
- Conducting an annual review
- Workplace specific challenges