Date of webinar: March 10th
Time of Webinar: 10:00 am PST
This 60-minute webinar provides workers within the arts and entertainment industry a high-level overview of a Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC), how it works, the composition of a JHSC, how a worker interacts with their JHSC, and who to report a safety concern to.
The Workers Compensation Act requires employers to establish a JHSC in any workplace that employs 20 or more workers.
- JHSC have a key role in overall workplace health and safety.
- Role and scope of a JHSC (promote overall safety at the workplace by identifying health and safety problems and recommending solutions through meetings, workplace inspections, investigations, and work refusal process)
- Employer obligation (provide equipment, premises and clerical personnel to carry out duties and functions)
- Who to go to for a safety concern (i.e., Supervisor)
At the end of this webinar session, you will be able to:
- Explain the role and scope of a JHSC.
- Define when, who and how a JHSC is created.
- Define the purpose of a JHSC and where to find the minutes.
- Determine who to go to with a safety concern.
- Identify how and when the worker interacts with the JHSC.
- Effective April 2, 2017, WSBC mandates that all JHSC members have a minimum 8-hours of training.
- Actsafe also offers an 8-hour Joint Health and Safety Committee Fundamentals course for the arts and entertainment industry.
The webinar will have closed captioning available, and the recording will be sent to all who register once it has been edited.