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May 19, 2020




“This webinar is for Joint Health and Safety Committee members, Co-Chairs Member Representative and/or Health and Safety Representative.

The purpose of this webinar is “connecting the dots” of the COVID-19 hazards with fundamental health and safety principles, as well as the rights, powers, and duties under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

In hopes of providing you with a sense of renewed confidence, leaving you to continue to do the meaningful work in your workplaces at the committee and representative level and providing support to your members during these unprecedented times”

Topics that will be discussed:
What is the Internal Responsibility System?
What are the duties of an employer, a supervisor, and a worker under the OHSA?
What are the functions, rights, and powers of a health and safety representative and a committee?
What is meant by due diligence?
How to control hazards?
What controls should be in place for COVID-19?

May 18, 2020

Toronto, Ontario

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

Liane Cecchetto

Collette Calvelli

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