Effective safety committees cornerstones of healthy workplaces

On April 3, changes to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation will come into effect that require employers to make some changes to how their joint health and safety committees (JHSC) operate. New regulations will require that employers evaluate the effectiveness of their committee, provide additional training to new members, and further define how the committee participates in incident investigations. While these practices will be new for some, for Seastar Chemicals and K-Bro Linen Systems, supporting their JHSC is already second nature.

As a global supplier of high-purity acids, Sidney, B.C.’s Seastar Chemicals specializes in the kind of hazardous substances most people only vaguely remember from high-school chemistry classes: sulphuric acid, ammonium hydroxide, and nitric acid, to name a few …

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Effective safety committees cornerstones of healthy workplaces