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Applying for a joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) or health and safety representative (HS rep) approval

LI030-2
An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Section 56 of the OHS Act covers approvals. Please refer to LI030-2TMP for form.

Do I need a health and safety program? OHS information for workers, employers, and prime contractors.

LI036-1
Health and safety programs promote worker and employer cooperation in identifying and solving health and safety concerns at the work site. Health and safety programs also promote awareness of and interest in health and safety.

Do I need a joint work site health and safety committee or a health and safety representative? OHS information for workers, employers, and prime contractors

LI037
HSCs and HS representatives contribute to the basic rights all workers have in protecting their health and safety: the right to know, the right to participate, and the right to refuse unsafe work.

Do you need a joint work site health and safety committee or health and safety representative on multiple work sites

LI044
An employer may employ hundreds of workers at many different worksite locations. This may result in an employer with workers represented by various combinations of HSC and/or HS representatives.

Health and Safety Committee/ Health and Safety Representative Training Program

LI054
HSCs and HS representatives help ensure fundamental workers’ rights to know and to participate. For the HSC/HS representatives to effectively fulfill their duties and responsibilities outlined in the legislation, they must receive specific training on their respective roles.

Health and Safety Committee/Health and Safety Representative Manual

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This manual was developed as a resource for approved training agencies and facilitators to guide them in their development and delivery of approved Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committee (HSC) and health and safety (HS representative) training courses.