*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***
This document comprises guidelines for detection, classification, handling, transportation and waste management of naturally occurring radioactive materials. The guidelines were developed by the Western Canadian NORM Committee, which included representatives from the provincial governments of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan and from the oil and gas and fertilizer industries.
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.
This standard contains the minimum course content for approved Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committee (HSC) and Health and Safety Representative (HS representative) training courses. It was developed to govern training agencies and facilitators in the development and delivery of approved training courses.
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.
This standard outlines the criteria for agencies to be approved to deliver Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committee (HSC)/Health and Safety representative (HS representative) training that meets the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation and Code.