May 31, 2015 to Jun 5, 2015
Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre, 1250 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC
9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily

This weeklong workshop will provide any health and safety activist, Joint Health and Safety Committee Member or executive member with a better understanding of how the overall environment affects CUPE members’ health and safety.

Participants will learn more about the role and responsibilities of being a Health and Safety Committee Member, in particular:

Occupational and Environmental Diseases.

  • How to prevent injuries in the workplace.
  • Rights and responsibilities are under the Legislation.
  • Dealing with prevention appeals.
  • Accident/incident investigations.
  • Chemical and biological exposures.
  • How to communicate health and safety issues to your membership.

          Note:   Prerequisite - Must have completed “Basic Health and Safety”

You may only pre-register online.  Your registration is not complete until the registration form and payment is received by the registrar.  Please see the attached brochure.

Scents and Fragrances:

In response to the health concerns of our members and staff, CUPE has implemented a Scent-Free Policy at all of our workshops.  Scented products such as hair spray, perfume and deodorant can trigger reactions such as respiratory distress and headaches.  Facilitators and participants are asked to refrain from using scented products while attending our workshops and meetings.  Thank you for your cooperation.

The registration fee including accommodation and meals (Sunday afternoon to Friday noon) is $1,000.00 per person based on shared accommodation.

There are a limited number of single accommodations available at a cost of $1,500.00.

A refund will be issued if there is no single accommodation available.

There will be no refunds for registration cancellations with less than 72 hours notice. Please notify us right away if a delegate cannot attend or will be coming late on Sunday evening.
Contact the Education Department at bceducation@cupe.ca.