Construction Safety Representative Training
Course Duration: 6 – 8 hours
Course Fee: $1,299 group rate*
Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing
This course is designed to ensure that construction safety representatives understand their safety and health obligations. It will assist the construction safety representatives in achieving the ultimate goal of protecting their workers. It will provide means for employees to verify safety and health knowledge of first-line construction safety representatives.
- Duties of the safety representative
- Legislative requirements for employers and employees
- Rights and responsibilities
- Safety program implementation and management
- Hazard identification and control
- Requirements for investigating workplace incidents
- Work refusals
Meetings with representative
3.9(1) When a representative is designated at a workplace, an employer must meet with the representative at regular intervals not exceeding three months to discuss safety and health matters.
3.9(2) A representative may call a special meeting with the employer to deal with matters of urgent concern, including but not limited to serious incidents, accidents, dangerous occurrences or matters believed to constitute a serious risk to the safety or health of a worker or another person.
3.9(3) An employer must meet with a representative when the representative calls a special meeting.