VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN FEDERALLY AND PROVINCIALLY REGULATED WORKPLACES
Saturday March 17 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday March 18 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Deadline: Wednesday February 28, 2018
This two-day advanced course provides information and enforcement tools on the Canada Labour Code Part II and the Manitoba Safety and Health Act requirements on violence prevention, including the applicable regulations. Areas of study include recourse methods for preventing and dealing with workplace violence; the rights and obligations of workers, workplace committees and the union, complaints, and other protections available for PSAC members. Pre-requisites: an understanding of the Internal Complaint Resolution Process and the three basic health and safety rights (right to know, right to participate, right to refuse). Selection preference will be given to members who are active Local/Branch Officers and/or active Health and Safety Committee Members or Representatives. Course content will also reflect provincial legislation where applicable.