Provincial H&S Committee Alberta, OLE



The Alberta Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committee Training will provide you with the knowledge to help develop, implement, and monitor workplace health and safety programs. By identifying problems and bringing them to your employer’s attention, committees provide workers with greater protection against work-related injury, illness, and death. This course will also help you and your employer to work together and view health and safety concerns from different viewpoints to make sure everything possible is done to protect workers.

Alberta Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committee Training Will Teach You:

  • About the internal responsibility system
  • How to locate information about health and safety law
  • The roles and responsibilities of health and safety committee members

Alberta Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committee Training Objectives

Every effort will be made to ensure the objectives of the course will appeal to the most diverse audience possible. Given the right information, you will be able to put into practice the various learning objectives we will discuss in this course.

At the conclusion of this course, you will know:

  • About the internal responsibility system
  • Health and safety law
  • About health and safety committees
  • Health and safety hazards
  • Hazard identification and control measures
  • About workplace inspections
  • About incident investigations

Who Should Take Alberta Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committee Training?

Health and safety committee members

Course Outline

Internal Responsibility System

  • Workplace partnership
  • Everyone involved
  • Identify and resolve OHS issues
  • Responsibilities
  • Three C’s
  • External responsibility system

Alberta Health and Safety Law

  • Canada health and safety law
  • Worker rights
  • Employer’s general duty
  • Alberta Health and safety law
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Health and safety committees
  • Inspections/Investigations
  • Prevention program
  • Work refusal
  • Penalties

Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committee

  • Role and responsibilities
  • Terms of reference
  • Communication
  • Effective meetings
  • Successful committees

Health and Safety Hazards

  • Health Hazards
  • Safety Hazards

Hazard Identification and Control

  • Recognize health and safety hazards
  • Assess likelihood and severity of loss
  • Control: Source, Path, Worker
  • Evaluate

Workplace Inspections

  • Pre-inspection activity
  • Conducting an inspection
  • Post-inspection activity

Incident Investigation

  • Definitions
  • Incident trends and costs
  • Responsibilities
  • Investigation steps