5 Benefits of Diversifying Your Joint Health and Safety Committee

There are many benefits to an effective Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) in the workplace. An active JHSC can: Increase safety culture in your workplace Enhance safety communication Provide a way to empower employees Ensure your organization remains compliant…

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The Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) as Workplace Change Agents

Many businesses have identified that stagnancy doesn’t promote growth; most growth is the result of the change, adaptation, and natural evolution. So, within a business, there are many change agents in place that help drive and support organizational changes. A…

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When the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) Doesn’t Agree

Sometimes, even the most well-oiled JHSC may disagree. Disagreements may include: What constitutes a hazard How to control a hazard Whether or not a recommendation is required The nature of the recommendation Responsibility for implementing the recommended control Disagreeing can…

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Terms of Reference – a Guide for Effective Joint Health & Safety Committees (JHSC)

What is a Terms of Reference? A terms of reference is a written statement that describes the function of the joint health and safety committee (JHSC) and outlines the procedures that the JHSC will follow. Why does the JHSC need…