Workplace Health and Safety Committees

This course is offered anywhere in Ontario
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 55 minutes

* Available in French

According to Part II of the Canada Labour Code, a Workplace Committee is required for each Federal workplace that regularly employs 20 or more employees. The Workplace Committee is comprised of a team of both employees and management representatives who have individual and collective responsibilities to search for facts and solutions to resolve health and safety problems.

This course is designed to address the common roles and responsibilities that committee members will exercise, including:

  • the powers and functions of a Workplace Committee
  • the requirements of Part II of the Canada Labour Code and the Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Regulations as they relate to a Workplace Committee
  • the responsibilities of employees and the union(s)the process to follow in the event of a refusal to work
  • the Internal Complaint Resolution Process.