Health and Safety Committees

Learn how to establish a new committee, how a committee can perform its functions and how it can be effective.

A group of six people having a discussion at a table.

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The Health and Safety Committees e-learning course developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) provides a practical introduction to Health and Safety Committees. It offers guidance on how to establish a new committee, how a committee can perform its functions and how it can be effective. It introduces the course participant to the roles and responsibilities of a committee and its members. The many sample checklists, policies and other useful documents can be customized for any specific work environment. The Health and Safety Committees e-course is a flexible, easy and cost-effective way to get the committee off to a great start.

Topics include:

  • What is a committee?
  • Establishing a committee
  • An effective committee
  • Resolving issues
  • Workplace inspections - great checklists
  • Investigations
  • Committee’s role in resolving work refusals
  • Sample policies, inspection checklists, accident report form and many others
  • Quizzes to test participants’ knowledge


Upon completion of this course you will be able to :

  • Fulfill your duties as a Committee member
  • Respond to workplace concerns
  • Investigate accidents
  • Assist in resolving workplace issues
  • Identify and take steps to control work hazards
  • Know where to find the best possible sources of health and safety information


Average time to complete this course is about 40 - 60 minutes.

Target Audience

  • Health and Safety Committee Members
  • Human resources and managers with responsibilities for health and safety, training and compliance



Prior technical knowledge of health and safety is not a requirement. However, familiarity with workplace processes and practices is helpful.

Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Review Process

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

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