Joint Health & Safety Committee
Joint Health & Safety Committee/Health & Safety Representative
- Offices with more than 20 employees are required to have a Joint Health and Safety Committee.
- Offices with 6-20 workers require a Health and Safety Representative.
- Main functions are to identify workplace hazards, evaluate potential hazards, recommend corrective action and follow up on implemented recommendations.
- All committee members and representatives should be available to receive employee concerns, complaints and recommendations; to discuss problems and recommend solutions and to provide input into existing and proposed health and safety programs.