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Health & Safety Committee


Purpose of the Committee

To identify and resolve Health & Safety problems in our work places, after all avenues have been exhausted within the specific programs.

Committee Members

  • Committee members are made of up of two appointees from the employer (Brenda Rasko and Christina Losier) and an equal number of appointees from the union. 

Functions of the Committee

  1. Make recommendations for the establishment and enforcement of safety and health policies and practices.
  2. To work to identify health and safety issues and make recommendations to correct them.
  3. Advise on and promote safety and health programs for the education and information of the employer and employees.
  4. Receive and handle health & safety issues, and make recommendations only after the immediate supervisor and/or program manager has been notified of the problem and have been given the opportunity to remedy the situation.
  5. Maintain records regarding complaints received and the resolution of those complaints.
  6. Participate in inspections at places of employment concerning the safety and health of workers. This will be done in teams of two; 1 program representative and 1 other person.


The committee will meet monthly.

Composition of the Committee

The committee shall consist of up to eight (8) members, but not less than four (4). One person from each of the programs, one person from administration, and the HR Manager

Health and Safety Files

Chronic Pain Management PDF (145 KB)
Imagine Newsletter PDF (949 KB)
Life Works Chat Services PDF (69 KB)
Univeral Precautions Poster PDF (285 KB)
Work Alone Newsletter DOCX (138 KB)

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Occupational Health & Safety Committee Links

CPR and First Aid Training
Employee Assistance Program
HealthLInk BC
LifeWorks EAP Program & website Login name is ?health? ?all lower case Password is ?Support"
Provincial Emergency Program
What does bullying and harassment mean for you and your workplace?
Worksafe BC