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OHS training at the BC Federation of Labour

The BCGEU Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) department is offering additional training through the BC Federation of Labour for government and labour code OHS worker representatives. These training sessions are for specific courses we do not offer through the BCGEU. The one or two day OHS course is a pre-requisite to the BC Federation of Labour OHS training.

Your employer must pay for you to take at least eight hours of annual OHS education, so you must apply for this training through your employer. The cost of this training is $115 per person. Employer OHS representatives are invited to register but will only be accepted if there is space. Maximum registration is 24.

If you have already taken your eight hours of annual training, the OHS department will sponsor you to take this training. Please indicate your need for this sponsorship when you register through your area office.

The schedule is listed below; course descriptions can be found by clicking on this link:


Area Office


Course Name


Monday, May 2

Emergency Preparedness


Friday, June 3

Preventing Workplace Stress

Fort Saint John

Friday September 30

Improving Committee Effectiveness


Friday, October 21

Women’s Health & Safety in the Workplace


Friday November 18

Occupational Health


Please take this opportunity to improve your knowledge and skills. Learning how to protect your health and safety and of those around you is vitally important. Register early as these sessions fill up fast.

Any questions? Email [email protected]

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