CR18-234 O.H. & S. June 1, 2018 Legislation Update and Information Session
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CR18-234 O.H. & S. June 1, 2018 Legislation Update and Information Session
Presented by: Dawn Gray
Located at: Portage College -Room 217
5205 50 Ave, St. Paul, AB
Grade Level / Audience
Superintendents, Deputy/Assistant Superintendents, Maintenance Supervisors, O.H & S Officers, O.H. & S. Safety Committee Leads, Principals, Teachers and Support Staff
About the Session

The purpose of this professional learning is to assist you in understanding the current O.H. & S. Legislation and how it applies to the 'school/school authority environment'. Topics for the conversation include but are not limited to:

  1. Consultation Summary
  2.  Coming into Force
  3. Key Concepts in Canadian OHS Law
  4. Purpose of the OHS Act
  5. Responsibilities of Work Site Parties: Employers; Supervisors; Workers; Suppliers; Service Providers; Owners; Contractors; Prime Contractor; Self-employed Persons; and Temporary Staffing Agencies.
  6. Harassment and Violence Defined
  7. Duty to Provide Health and Safety Information
  8. Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committees (HSC) and Health and Safety Representatives
  9. Employer and Prime Contractor to Work with HSC or Health and Safety
  10. Right to Refuse Dangerous Work
  11. Workers Protected from Discriminatory Action
  12. Health and Safety Program
  13. OHS Advisory Council
  14. Reporting Serious Injuries and Incidents
  15. Duties of the Minister
  16. OHS Directors and Officers
  17. Medical Assessments
  18. Enforcement Tools
  19. Stop Work/ Stop Use Orders
  20. Report on Compliance
  21. Administrative Penalties
  22. Acceptances and Approvals
  23. Interjurisdictional Recognition and Licenses
  24. Review and Appeal of Orders
  25. Offences and Penalties
  26. Information Collection and Exchange
  27. Q & A
About the Presenter

Dawn Gray

Dawn has been an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Officer with the Government of Alberta for over 12 years. Her vast experiences involve piloting over 4000 inspections in a multitude of industries and has assisted in numerous serious incident and fatality investigations.

Dawn’s current duties within the OHS Department include facilitating Asbestos training for new and seasoned OHS Officers, development and delivery of presentations to internal and external stakeholders, is an active member of the departmental health and safety committee and is a member of the workplace psychological health and safety working group. Dawn’s previous duties involved a partnership with the Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General and was tasked with developing and delivering training material necessary for the OHS/Peace Officer deployment.

Prior to her time with OHS, Dawn worked several years in the private sector, specializing in the Forestry Industry with a focus in health, safety, environmental certification programs and land use.

Registration Deadline: June 19, 2018

Registration Fee: $10.00

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