Joint Health and Safety Committee Training (JHSC)

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JHSC’s role in the workplace

The joint health and safety committee supports the employer’s duty to ensure a healthy and safe workplace. The joint committee brings together representatives of the employer and the workers, to identify and help resolve health and safety issues in the workplace.

JHSC’s key duties and responsibilities

  • Conduct regular workplace inspections
  • Investigate accidents and incidents
  • Communicate any work process or environmental changes that may impact worksite health and safety to management
  • Attend to worker concerns about worksite health and safety
  • Identify potential safety hazards
  • Inform management of corrections to potential hazards
  • Consult and liaise with workers and management on all workplace health and safety matters
  • Participate in refusing unsafe work (only once a supervisor has investigated the safety issue and believes that an undue hazard does not exist)

Upcoming Classes

Who should take this course?

All members of a Workplace Joint Health and Safety Committee, regardless of any previous experience in health and safety. Workplaces that regularly have 20 or more employees (Part-time and full-time), must ensure at least four personnel have completed the certification training.

Prerequisites

No previous training is required.

Certification

JHSC certification requires full participation and course attendance. Candidates must achieve 70% on a multiple-choice exam. Upon successful completion, the participant will receive certification that is valid for three years.

Length

The duration of this course is 8 hours.

Cost

$145 plus GST ( All course material included)