Joint health and safety committees are advisory groups within companies and organizations that help address health and safety issues. They are made up of representatives from both management and labour and are mandatory in all Canadian jurisdictions for organizations with a certain minimum number of employees.
In this course, we will discuss how Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSCs) are set up, what they do and how to make them work effectively in your workplace.
- Outline the legal requirements for JHSCs.
- Recall how JHSCs are structured and how members are selected.
- Summarize the duties of JHSC co-chairs and members.
- Describe how JHSCs respond to health and safety concerns.
- Explain how JHSCs recommend health and safety improvements to management.
- List good practices for ensuring JHSC effectiveness.
- About Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSCs)
- Setting Up Your JHSC
- Running Your JHSC
- Ensuring Effective JHSC Meetings
- Making Effective Recommendations for Health and Safety Improvements
Employers; All industries
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