Joint Occupational Health and Safety (JOHS) Committee “New Member” Training

The New Member Joint Occupational Health and Safety Training is an 8-hour course designed for the NEW members of a safety committee. The course covers all primary aspects of what a committee member should know and do during their tenure as a member.

Duration: 8 Hours
Method of Instruction: Classroom
Max Class Size: 12 Students

Call 250-751-4295 for further detail or questions.

NOTE: All courses can be tailored to include company specific information

Course Outline / Syllabus
Topic Regulation Timeframe
Duties, functions & benefits of a Joint Committee  WCA 36 1 hour
Rules of procedure of JOHS committees WCA 37 1 hour
Investigation requirements & process WCA 69 2 hours
Inspection requirements & process 3.5, 3.7, 3.8 2 hours
Refusal of Unsafe Work 3.12 1 hour
Evaluation of Joint Committees 3.26 1 hour

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the roles and responsibilities of the safety committee members & others.
  2. Understand how the OH&S committee is set-up as well as Rules of Procedure.
  3. Understand OH&S Regulation and Workers Compensation Act (WCA).
  4. Comprehend due Diligence and its use and defense in achieving compliance goals and expectations.
  5. Understand the right to refuse unsafe work and the process that must be followed.
  6. How to perform Inspections and Accident Investigations and effective methods of preventing accidents and incidents in the future.
  7. How to effectively evaluate the Joint Committee activities and progress as required by Regulation.
  8. Motivational techniques effective at getting the buy-in of workers/ managers at all levels.