Occupational Health and Safety

These seminars will provide an overview of the legislative and regulatory requirements for Occupational Health and Safety.

COVID-19: Refusal of Unsafe Work - RECORDING

Description: This 45-minute webinar recording provides information on how to respond if a worker exercises their right to refuse unsafe work due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus. This webinar is intended for employers and supervisors.

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Note: you will not be getting a certificate after viewing the recorded webinar.

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Due Diligence: The Basics (Webinar 1 of 2)

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Description: This 90 minute webinar will discuss the elements of due diligence. Managers and Supervisors will gain a better understanding of the legislative and regulatory requirements necessary to demonstrate due diligence in their workplace. This webinar may also be of interest to Human Resource and Health & Safety practitioners (including Joint Committee Members).

Topics covered in this webinar include:
• Components of Due Diligence,
• Identify some of the legal requirements,
• Address safety responsibilities in the workplace,
• Resources

Note: This webinar will be using “Computer Audio”. The “Use Telephone” option to join the webinar is not available. Please make sure your device has speakers or headphones (microphone is optional).

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Due Diligence: Enforcement (Webinar 2 of 2)

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Description: This 90 minute webinar will build on the concepts covered in "Due Diligence: The Basics (Webinar 1 of 2)" and further explore the elements of due diligence. Managers and Supervisors will gain a better understanding of the legislative and regulatory requirements necessary to demonstrate due diligence in their workplace. This webinar may also be of interest to Human Resource and Health & Safety practitioners (including Joint Committee Members). We recommend that participants complete “Due Diligence: The Basics (Webinar 1 of 2)” prior to registering for this webinar.

Topics covered in this webinar include:
• Understanding WorkSafeBC Inspections & Investigations,
• Responding/Establishing Due Diligence,
• Consequences of failing to prove Due Diligence (i.e. Administrative Penalties & Prosecutions).

Note: This webinar will be using “Computer Audio”. The “Use Telephone” option to join the webinar is not available. Please make sure your device has speakers or headphones (microphone is optional).

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New Joint Committee Members #1 - Rules of Procedures and Meetings

Pre-requisite: Each participant is required to individually complete WorkSafeBC’s 2 hour online e-learning course before attending any EAO webinar.

Two-Step Registration Process:
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Description: This 90 minute webinar provides information to new members on the purpose and content of a joint committee’s rules of procedures (terms of reference), conducting effective meetings and understanding the importance of meeting minutes. This module is one of four modules that have been developed to meet the requirements of 3.27 of the OHS Regulation.

Note: This webinar will be using “Computer Audio” only. The “Use Telephone” option to join the webinar is not be available. Please make sure your device has speakers or headphones (microphone is optional).

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New Joint Committee Members #2 - Right to Refuse, Consultation & Making Recommendations

Pre-requisite: Each participant is required to individually complete WorkSafeBC’s 2 hour online e-learning course before attending any EAO webinar.

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Description: This 90 minute webinar provides information to new members on the right to refuse, consulting with workers and employers and how to create effective safety recommendations. This module is one of four modules that have been developed to meet the requirements of 3.27 of the OHS Regulation.

Note: This webinar will be using “Computer Audio” only. The “Use Telephone” option to join the webinar is not be available. Please make sure your device has speakers or headphones (microphone is optional).

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New Joint Committee Members #3 - Inspections and Investigations

Pre-requisite: Each participant is required to individually complete WorkSafeBC’s 2 hour online e-learning course before attending any EAO webinar.

Two-Step Registration Process:
Step (1) - Select the desired webinar. Click on the cart and enter the company and participant information. Every participant’s name and email address must be registered in order for each participant to receive materials and a certificate of completion.
Step (2) - Every participant registered in Step (1) will receive a confirmation email with a link to register with GoToWebinars. Only those participants LOGGING IN for the webinar will need to click this link to complete the registration process. Participants who will sit in with someone logging in are asked to ignore Step (2).

Description: This 90 minute webinar provides information to new members on the role of committee members in understanding the components of effective workplace inspections and incident investigations. Please note that how to conduct an investigation is not covered in this training but may be found in our Accident Investigation seminar. This module is one of four modules that have been developed to meet the requirements of 3.27 of the OHS Regulation.

Note: This webinar will be using “Computer Audio” only. The “Use Telephone” option to join the webinar is not be available. Please make sure your device has speakers or headphones (microphone is optional).

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New Joint Committee Members #4 - Committee Evaluations and Assessing Training Needs

Pre-requisite: Each participant is required to individually complete WorkSafeBC’s 2 hour online e-learning course before attending any EAO webinar.

Two-Step Registration Process:
Step (1) - Select the desired webinar. Click on the cart and enter the company and participant information. Every participant’s name and email address must be registered in order for each participant to receive materials and a certificate of completion.
Step (2) - Every participant registered in Step (1) will receive a confirmation email with a link to register with GoToWebinars. Only those participants LOGGING IN for the webinar will need to click this link to complete the registration process. Participants who will sit in with someone logging in are asked to ignore Step (2).

Description:This 90 minute webinar provides information to new members on the purpose of annual committee effectiveness and how to assess the committee’s future training needs. This module is one of four modules that have been developed to meet the requirements of 3.27 of the OHS Regulation.

Note: This webinar will be using “Computer Audio” only. The “Use Telephone” option to join the webinar is not be available. Please make sure your device has speakers or headphones (microphone is optional).

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