Northern Safety Network Yukon

Joint Health & Safety Committee/Representative (JHSC) Training

This course has been cancelled

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 committee members and representatives from territorially regulated workplaces to their roles and responsibilities.

Topics covered:

  • Safety Leadership

  • Internal Responsibility System (IRS)

  • Workers’ Safety and Compensation Act & Workplace Health and Regulations

  • Membership Requirements and Training

  • Rules of Procedure

  • Hazard Assessment and Control

  • Inspections

  • Investigations


This program is appropriate for joint health and safety committee members and health and safety representatives in the public, private, and NGO sectors, and covers diverse workplaces through scenarios and illustrations.


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