Workplace Health & Safety

Safety in the workplace is a priority. The following RFABC courses will provide workers and supervisors with tools to follow safety legislations, but most importantly keep themselves and their team safe.

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Supervisors oversee the work of others and can directly affect how work is performed.  As such, both provincial and federal occupational health and safety legislation requires employers to train supervisors and ensure that they are familiar with the regulations that apply to the work they manage. When supervisors fail to meet their health and safety obligations, the consequences can be serious, ranging from worker injury and illness to orders and fines against the employer.

Audience

New and existing supervisors will benefit from this course. Learning modules incorporate WorkSafeBC regulatory requirements and are relevant to all BC industries.  

Course Goals

To support supervisors in understanding their responsibilities to prevent illness and injury and how to implement practical and sustainable methods to achieve due diligence. 

Course Topics

  • General duties of supervisors
  • Due diligence – defining the standard and testing
  • Safety management systems
  • Orientating workers
  • Worker training and supervision
  • Finding and controlling hazards
  • Inspection obligations
  • Navigating regulatory requirements
  • Dealing with work refusals and bullying and harassment complaints
  • Investigating incidents

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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.

Audience

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.

Course Topics

  • 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

Please Note: The registration system relies on your email address as a way to identify your as a member or non member and assigning the correct fee. Please click the registration button after your transfer to the CVent registration portal to start the registration process.