OH&S Steward Training


HSA is offering the following OH&S steward workshops:

Workshop I - October 25 & 26, 2004 - Basic Training "*CANCELLED"*
Workshop II - November 8 & 9, 2004 - Basic Training
Workshop III - December 6 & 7, 2004 - Advanced Training

Occupational health and safety issues are very important to HSA members. OH&S Stewards have a vital role in promoting a safe work environment and helping to prevent injuries. These workshops will be participatory and discussion oriented. We urge you to bring examples from your workplace for discussion. The workshops will be held at the HSA Office, 300 - 5118 Joyce St., Vancouver. Please see the attached Steward Training Information Sheet for further details.

Basic OH&S Training: Priority will be given to new HSA OH&S Stewards and to OH&S Stewards who have not previously attended HSA OH&S workshops. Workshop participants will discuss:

  • rights and responsibilities of safety stewards
  • role of the WCB
  • new occupational health and safety regulations
  • accident investigation / prevention
  • workload/stress
  • violence in the workplace
  • musculoskeletal injuries

Advanced OH&S Training: This course will involve in-depth review of specific OH&S topics. Applicants must be an OH&S Steward and have at least one of the following pre-requisites to be eligible to attend this workshop:

  • HSA Basic OH&S course
  • CLC OH&S course
  • BC Fed OH&S course
  • OHSAH Health & Safety course / OH&S Joint Committee Training


Workshop I - October 25 & 26, 2004 "*CANCELLED"*
Workshop II - November 8 & 9, 2004 - deadline: October 14, 2004
Workshop III - December 6 & 7, 2004 - deadline: November 11, 2004

Eligible stewards should complete the attached registration form (below) and return it to the HSA Office (Attention: Karin Herbert) as soon as possible or by October 1, 2004. (Fax # (604) 419-5195 in Vancouver or 1-800-663-6119 for out-of-town). HSA will call you to confirm your registration. If you have any questions, please contact Karin at (604) 439-0994 or 1-800-663-2017.

General information and pre-registration form - OH&S Steward Training
(PDF file - Adobe Acrobat required)