Course Description:
A Safety Committee is made up of workers and employers working together to identify health and safety problems in the workplace. A Safety Committee plays a pivotal role in keeping the workplace safe and is a requirement under Occupational Health and Safety Law. This introductory course introduces committee members to their duties and responsibilities, details regarding the roles and functions of the committee, requirements for meetings, as well as other important steps in establishing an effective committee.

Course Duration:
Approximately 20-25 minutes

Course Languages:
English, French

Course Material:
Provincially Specific

Assessment:
Testing conducted throughout this course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course if the pass mark is not achieved.

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Certificate of Completion:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completions will be available for download and printing

Topics Covered:
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in understanding:

  • The history and purpose of safety committees
  • The requirements under the law
  • How to set up a committee
  • Writing the terms of reference
  • Communication with the committee
  • Duties and authorities of the committee and its members

Voiceover:
Yes

Roles and Responsibilities of Safety Committees

Sku: E-SRSC-E



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