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Topics: Health and Wellness Audience: Employers Tags: health and safety representatives

Views: 171
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March 13, 2019

Description

As a small business you are required to protect the health and safety of all parties at their work sites. All workers, regardless of number, also have health and safety rights and obligations.


Views: 172
Last Modified

February 1, 2019

Description

Mandatory and standardized training ensures all HSC/HS representatives are provided with the information required to effectively meet all the requirements set out in legislation. What should you know?


Views: 64
Last Modified

February 1, 2019

Description

This standard contains the minimum course content for approved Health and Safety Committee (HSC) and Health and Safety Representative (HS representative) training courses. It was developed to govern training agencies and facilitators in the development and delivery of approved training courses.


Views: 36
Last Modified

February 1, 2019

Description

This standard outlines the criteria for agencies to be approved to deliver Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committee (HSC)/Health and Safety representative (HS representative) training that meets the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation and Code. HSC...


Views: 224
Last Modified

July 30, 2018

Description

A health and safety representative (HS rep) works with the employer to identify and solve health and safety concerns at the work site. They also promote awareness and interest in health and safety.


Views: 94
Last Modified

July 6, 2018

Description

An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Section 56 of the OHS Act covers approvals.


Views: 24
Last Modified

April 1, 2018

Description

Employers need to calculate the number of workers on a work site to determine if the joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) or health and safety representative (HS representative) is needed for that work site. This is different than considering the total number of workers employed by a...


Views: 42
Last Modified

April 1, 2018

Description

The right to participate ensures workers have an opportunity to participate in decisions that affect their health and safety at work. This resource will explain what the rules around the right to participate are.


Views: 108
Last Modified

March 1, 2018

Description

This bulletin will discuss what a joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) is, what a health and safety representative is and does your workplace require a health and safety committee or safety representative?