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Health & Safety for Federal Workers

Duration: 
1 Day

Unifor members who work in navigation and shipping, on railways and canals, in telecommunications and inter-provincial road transportation, on ferry services, in airlines, aircraft repair, banks, at ports, and other “federal workers” come under the Canada Labour Code.  This Health and Safety program focuses specifically on health and safety provisions known as Part II of the Code.  Participants see how to effectively use the Internal Complaint Resolution Process and the Right to Refuse to identify and eliminate hazards and try out such tools as body mapping, workplace mapping, analyzing committee minutes, job safety analysis, making a workplace inspection plan.  The course also looks at how to use Unifor contract language.

Don’t see this course in your region?

For one-day and three-day courses, you can make a local union request by contacting the Education Department at areacourses@unifor.org or 416-718-8489. Please note that one-week courses only take place at our Unifor Education Centre in Port Elgin, ON.

For more courses in the Quebec region, please visit www.uniforquebec.org or contact the Education Department in Quebec at education@uniforquebec.org or 514-389-9223