JOH&S Solutions

How well does your JOHS committee perform?  A highly effective JOHS committee can deliver more than just ‘meet the requirements’.  High-performing JOHS committees have the potential to do great things.  As your team gains momentum, leaders will stand out and opportunities will emerge.

TeamWorks Solutions provides a whole suite of training seminars tailored specifically to support development of high-performing JOHS committees.


JOH&S and Safety Supervisor Seminars


Module 1 – New Worker Orientation

  • To inform participants on the new Occupational Health and Safety regulatory requirements in Part 3, requiring orientation and training of new workers, young workers, and others.


Module 2 – Occupational Health & Safety Elements

  • Internal Responsibility System
  • External Responsibility System
  • Elements of a Safety Program
  • Identify Key Requirements of OHSR


Module 3 – JOH&S Committee

  • Basic Responsibilities of Employers, Workers, and Supervisors
  • Determine When a Joint Committee is Required
  • Describe the Requirements for Selection of Membership
  • Describe the Duties of the Committees
  • Describe the Legal Requirements of the Joint Committee
  • The Committee’s Role in the Procedure for Refusal of Unsafe Work


Module 4 – Due Diligence for Supervisors and Managers

  • Identify the Basic Elements of Due Diligence
  • Responsibilities Under the Act & Regulations
  • Identify Responsibilities for Safety in the Workplace
  • Identify Potential Consequences for Violations
  • Penalties & Prosecutions
  • Canadian Criminal Code – Section 217 (1)
  • Discover the Correct Defence of Due Diligence


Module 5 – Risk Assessment

  • Types of Risk Assessment
  • Determine if Specific Risk Assessment is Required
  • Risk Assessments and Risk Scores
  • How to Prioritize and Justify Corrective Actions
  • Identify Risk Hazards in the Workplace


Module 6 – Emergency Preparedness

  • Why Have an Emergency Plan?
  • Myths and Facts: Myth Busting 101
  • Statutory Requirements
  • Expect the Unexpected
  • A guide to Developing a Response Plan


Module 7 – Accident / Incident Investigations

  • Investigations Required by Regulation
  • Identify When WCB must be contacted
  • Identify When an Investigation Must be Completed
  • Prepare an Incident Report
  • Identify the Benefits of Investigations


Module 8 – Claims Management: Introduction

  • What is Claims Management?
  • Identify the Claims Management Process
  • The Life of a WorkSafe BC Claim
  • The Claims Management Process
  • The Law & Policy
  • How to Reference the Law and Policy to Adjudicate Claims


Module 9 – Claims Management: Stay at Work / Return to Work

  • Developing a Program
  • Identify the Benefits of Stay at Work / Return to Work Programs
  • Understand the Components of Stay at Work / Return to Work
  • Developing an Individualized Return to Work Plan
  • Barriers to a Stay at Work / Return to Work Program
  • Using WorkSafe BC Programs


Module 10 – Claims Management: Written Submissions

  • Introduction to Review Division (RD) & WCAT
  • What is a Review / Appeal?
  • Timelines of Review / Appeal
  • Identify Levels of the Review / Appeal Process
  • Understanding the Types of Evidence
  • Identify the Basic Steps in a Written Submission


Module 11 – Claims Management: Appeals Procedures

  • What is an Oral Hearing?
  • Requesting an Oral Hearing
  • Understanding the Oral Hearing Process
  • Preparing for the Hearing
  • Identify the Various Types of Evidence
  • Identify Available Resources
  • After the Hearing