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Federal Work Place Health and Safety Representative – Committee Training
February 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$99
Why You Need It
Part II of the Canada Labour Code promotes workers’ health and safety in Federally Regulated workplaces. STS Group offers the Work Place Health and Safety Committee training for federal organization.
For workplaces with fewer than 20 workers a Work Place Health and Safety Representative is required. Where there are 20 or more workers, a Work Place Health and Safety committee is required unless an exemption is issued by the Minister of Labour. Notwithstanding the exemption, a Health and Safety Representative is required. In a workplace where there is more than 300 workers, a Policy Health and Safety Committee is required.
All workers acting as a Health and Safety Representative, Work Place Health and Safety Committee Member, or Policy Health and Safety Committee Member must receive training that is specific to their required duties as described by Part II of the Canada Labour Code.
This interactive accelerated one day training program is ideal for workers that have participated in any capacity as a member of a health and safety or policy committee.
Chief Executive Officers, Vice Presidents, Managers, Supervisors and Employees who were either voted or appointed as an organizations Health and safety Representative, Work Place Health and Safety Committee or Policy Health and Safety Committee which are within the federal jurisdiction such as, but not limited to:
- Highway transport
- Telephone and telegraph systems
- Ferries, tunnels and bridges
- Shipping and shipping services
- Radio and television broadcasting and cable systems
Some of the topics include but are not limited to the following areas of training:
- Legislation prescribed by Part II of the Canada Labour Code
- Rights, duties and responsibilities of the workplace parties;
- Common workplace hazards at federal organisation
- Hazard recognition, assessment, control, and evaluation (RACE methodology) of hazard controls;
- Applying the RACE methodology (recognize, assess, control and evaluate) to a workplace hazard; and
- Health and safety resources available to the workplace parties.
- In addition to a basic training program, it should take sector specific health and safety training to address hazards that are specific to their workplaces
- Incident investigation
- Enforcement and consequences of non-compliance
- Criminal liability
Participant manual, printout of Canada labour Code, test, record of attendance and wall certificate.
Additional information and resources:
- Legislative Reference: Canada Labour Code ss. 125. 1(z), 125. 1(z.01)