Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Responsibilities of Joint Health & Safety Committees (JHSC)
BC Housing: 8 Group A CPD Points
Date
Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
Location
Accent Inn
3777 Henning Drive
Burnaby, BC
V5C 6N5
Complimentary Parking
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Registration Deadline
Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
Event Description

On April 3, 2017, changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation regarding joint health and safety committees and worker health and safety representatives took effect. All new joint committee members selected on or after April 3, 2017 must receive eight hours of training. This course will help participants fulfill the new requirement.

 

Participants will:

  • Know how to use the OHS Regulation and WC Act to access health & safety requirements;
  • Explain the roles and functions of the Joint Committee and the Worker Representatives;
  • Learn how to perform an incident investigation;
  • Learn how to perform a formal site inspection; and
  • Develop a foundation in knowledge to:
    • Promote workplace health and safety
    • Assist in ensuring the health and safety program elements are implemented;
    • Conduct and participate in Joint Committee Meetings; and
    • Work cooperatively to address workers' health and safety concerns.

Topics covered:

  1. Use of WorkSafe OHS Regulation;
  2. Joint Health and Safety committee and workers representatives;
  3. OHS Program;
  4. Safety Inspections;
  5. Incident investigations;
  6. Refusal of unsafe work;
  7. How to work as a committee;
  8. Different types of recommendations; and 
  9. Hazard management.

What previous participants have said:

 

“The facilitator was the key to making this class a success. It could be dry, boring and tedious, but not with this instructor!”

 

"Very good, informative and interactive."

 

"More in-depth than expected."

Contact & Support

For more information contact 604-298-7795

Pricing
All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration For Workshop
ICBA Member $250.00
Non-Member $300.00
Special Promotion: Group Discount
Register 2 employees and SAVE 10% off each additional registration!
Agenda
7:30am - 8:00am
Registration
8:00am - 4:30pm
Workshop
Cancellation &
Refund Policy

COURSE REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, TRANSFERS & REFUNDS:

 

Cancellations received at least 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.

 

Cancellations received less than 10 business days but more than 5 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.

 

Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify ICBA at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.

 

Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.

 

COURSE CANCELLATION BY ICBA:

 

ICBA may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, in which case ICBA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.

 
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