Health and Safety Training Module

Learning objective: To be able to identify the roles and responsibilities of workers, representatives and employers within a Joint Health and Safety Committee.

Health and Safety Training Module

Objective

What is a Joint Health and Safety Committee?

Which workplaces must have joint health and safety committees?

Representative Roles

Employer Responsibilities

Worker Responsibilities

Test your understanding

What is a joint health and safety committee?

Match the legislative requirement to the correct number of workers in a workplace.

–°ombine elements from the left column with the elements on the right
1 to 5
 
Required to have one health and safety representative selected by the workers they represent.
6 to 19
 
Not required to have a JHSC or representative unless designated substance regulation applies.
20 to 49
 
Required to have a JHSC with a minimum of four members.
50 +
 
Required to have a JHSC with a minimum of two members.

One responsibility of a committee representative is to perform regular meetings and inspections to ensure worker safety.

Workers have the right to:

It is important to let other coworkers, employers and representatives know about any workplace hazards.

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