Become an Occupational Health and Safety Representative in your workplace

We’re currently looking for additional members in your workplace to be a local Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) representative.

In the face of COVID-19 and return to workplaces, health and safety is more important than ever. Our local OHS representatives are crucial in ensuring the health and safety of our workplaces, and we need your help to make it happen.

PIPSC plays an important role in ensuring the health and safety of our workspaces by selecting employees to be OHS representatives. You don’t have to be a union steward to volunteer for this role. The responsibilities of an OHS representative include:

  • Implement policies and programs to educate your colleagues about workplace health and safety
  • Participate in inquiries, investigations, studies, and inspections about the health and safety of your workplace when required
  • Consider and address complaints related to worker health and safety in your workplace
  • Create OHS action plans, and address any workplace complaints
  • Conduct regular health and safety inspections in your workplace

Help ensure a safer workplace for you and your colleagues by becoming an OHS representative. The deadline to apply is November 7, 2022.

If you have any questions about becoming an OHS representative, please contact your department’s National Consultation President. Apply today!