September 21 - 22, 2019
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
Sep 21, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (8 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 - Identifying and Documenting Hazards
Sep 21, 2019 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (8 spaces available)
In this module, you will learn techniques for identifying hazards, such as body maps, surveys and inspections. You will also develop a methodology for dealing with the hazards you find.
HS - Law and Orders
Sep 22, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (8 spaces available)
This module covers the basic origins of health and safety law, how to find, read and interpret relevant section of law and highlights some of the more important aspects of the specific health and safety law that applies to you.
Sep 18, 2019
CUPE Sydney Area office
500 George Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia
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