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February 15 - 16, 2019

English

CUPE/SCFP

These series of workshops are designed to provide health and safety basics and develop core skills, support participants to think about the different ways health and safety connects to human rights in our union and our community, and to deal with specific workplace hazards and methods for removing them from the workplace.

HS - Basics of Incident Investigations
Feb 15, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (7 spaces available)

Learn how to identify root causes of workplace incidents, injuries, and diseases, common routes of entry of toxic substances, and your role in the investigation process.

HS - Violence Prevention
Feb 15, 2019 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (7 spaces available)

This module examines the risk factors that lead to violence in the workplace, and the employer’s obligations to prevent workers from being exposed to and injured by violence while at work. We examine relevant health and safety law, and start to develop strategies to make our workplaces safer.

HS - Women and Work Hazard
Feb 16, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (7 spaces available)

This module looks at the impact of the physical and social work environment on women’s health, and ways to influence research, policy and practice to reduce the health disparities related to gender.

Mariners Centre
45 Jody Shelley Drive
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
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Please note that this workshop may be cancelled due to low registration or other reasons.

Send your cancellation request in writing with your local number, address and telephone number by the registration deadline to:

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.

Jessica (Jessica) Scott
jscott@cupe.ca

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