Health and Safety School Rep Workshop
September 29, 2020
9AM – 12PM

Please find attached the Agenda and Information to Join the September 29 Workshop for Health and Safety Representatives.

As per the VESTA Executive Committee, one rep per school will receive release time to attend.  Please discuss among the H&S reps at your worksite and make every effort to ensure your school is represented.

 Agenda, link to join and information about joining below


  1. Overview of Worksafe and Health and Safety Legislation
  2. Review of role of the site-based  Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  3. Summary of district and ministry Health and Safety Documents
  4. Problem Solving at the school level
  5. COVID reporting protocols
  6. Refusal of Unsafe Work
  7. Supportive Documents for Reps
  8. Grievances
  9. Use of sick leave / Medical Accommodations
  10. Questions and Answers

The meeting will open at 8:30 AM and the program will begin promptly at 9:00 AM.  Please arrive early to ensure you are logged in prior to 9AM.

The meeting will share information using the screen share function, so please make every effort to use a computer to attend the meeting rather than dialing in.  We will follow up with the documents by email.

In the meeting, please do not use the chat box for cross-talk or informal chat, in order to facilitate effective chairing and maintenance of a speakers’ list.  We ask that the chat box ONLY be used to add names to the speakers’ list.

Participants will be muted by default but will have the opportunity to ask questions in the meeting.  If you have questions ahead of time, please email them to so we can use our time as well as possible.

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