Northern Safety Network Yukon

Joint Health & Safety Committee/Representative (JHSC) Training

OVERVIEW: Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSC) and Safety Representatives are critical elements of a strong Internal Responsibility System (IRS). Corporate health and safety efforts are best facilitated through an active company committee and/or representative.

This one-day course thoroughly introduces participants to the roles and responsibilities of the Joint Health and Safety Committee and Safety Representative.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completing the course, participants will be able to state: the purpose and responsibilities of a safety committee, where the committee fits in with other parts of the safety program, the roles of the committee members and their responsibilities.

  • Assessing your own Leadership

  • JHSCs role in the Internal Responsibility System (IRS)

  • JHSC and the Law

  • JHSC Membership Requirements and Training

  • JHSC Rules of Procedure

  • JHSCs and Hazard Assessment

  • JHSCs and Inspections

  • JHSCs and Investigations

  • Integrating your JHSC into your Health & Safety program

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act (Yukon) requirements with practical applications are reviewed.

Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) requires a computer with stable internet access, audio/visual capabilities and a quiet learning space. You will receive an invite by email from the instructor 1-2 days prior to the course. A NSNY staff member will contact you to either arrange for pick up or to have the course materials emailed to you. 


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