April 4 - 5, 2020
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
Apr 4, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm) (17 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. NOTE: Please bring your binder and Health and Safety Committee Resource Kit.
HS - Law and Orders
Apr 4, 2020 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (17 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. NOTE: Please bring your binder and Health and Safety Committee Resource Kit.
HS - Making Committees Work
Apr 5, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm) (17 spaces available)
This module explores the structure, role and function of health and safety committees, their strengths and limitations, and how they can best work within the legislative framework, and within our union. NOTE: This workshop should be taken before "HS - Recommendations and notetaking." Please bring your binder and Health and Safety Committee Resource Kit.
Mar 20, 2020
CUPE St. John's Area Office
15 International Place Suite 102
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
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.