Health & Safety Committee Training

The Health and Safety Committees course provides a practical introduction to Health and Safety Committees. You will learn how to establish a new committee, how it can be effective and how a committee can perform its functions. You will also learn the roles and responsibilities of a committee and its members, along with the checklists, policies and other useful documents specific to each work environment.

Course topics

  • Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Requirement for a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Procedures of Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees
  • Meetings of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Rights of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Where to source health & safety information, including Provincial Regs
  • Workplace inspections
  • Investigations and Accident reports
  • Resolving work refusals
  • Identifying possible work hazards

Upcoming Dates for this Course

New Brunswick / PEI

No dates scheduled at this time.

Nova Scotia

No dates scheduled at this time.