Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) Training

This 8 hour course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of a Joint Health and Safety Committee and to provide JHSC members with the tools necessary to effectively carry out their general duties and OHS activities.

WorkSafeBC requires all worksites in British Columbia with 20 or more employees to have a Joint Health & Safety Committee.

As of April 3, 2017, all new Joint Committee members must receive 8 hours of training on the following topics:

• the duties and functions of a joint committee
• the rules of procedure of the joint committee
• the requirements around conducting incident investigations
• the requirements around conducting regular workplace inspections, and how to make regular inspections
• the requirements around responding to a refusal of unsafe work
• the requirements for annually evaluating the joint committee

Participation in this course meets the requirements of section 3.27 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.

Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) Course Dates:

If choosing a day when all your JHSC staff are free is a challenge, consider registering them for one of our scheduled courses. These are offered on the last Thursday of every month so that your staff can take the training on an as needed/when-available basis.

February 21, 2019


We also offer customized training that works with your schedule. This can be delivered in our Richmond-based classroom or at your site.

FREE - British Columbia Joint Health and Safety “Rules of Procedure” Generator

Complete the free form below generate a WorkSafeBC compliant “Rules of Procedure” for your company’s Joint Health and Safety Committee. A copy will be emailed to you. If you require additional assistance, we offer a variety of training and consulting services.

Click here for Rules of Procedure form

For more information or to register contact:

Cat Korpela
604-900-1980 ext. 136