Occupational Health and Safety Committee Members
||Lorna Hamilton, Chair
||Beth Antoshkiw, Vice Chair
|Retail & Regulatory
|Human Rights & Equity
How to deal with an Occupational Health and Safety concern
Step 1: Immediately inform your supervisor/person in charge (if the problem is not resolved go to Step 2).
Step 2: Contact your OH&S workplace committee member, (If the problem is not resolved go to Step 3).
Step 3: Work with the OH&S workplace committee to resolve the concern, (If the problem is not resolved go to Step 4).
Step 4: Contact the Ministry of Labour Relations and Safety @ 1.800.567.7233, or 306.787.449 or email email@example.com or visit http://www.lrws.gov.sk.ca
Ombudsman of Saskatchewan
Public Interest Disclosure Act
Plagiarism will result in disqualification from the scholarship.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 SGEU OH&S Safety Scholarship Award, Karli Polachek and Jennifer Kemp.
WorkSafe Saskatchewan Safe Worker Award
2018 Application form
Worksafe Safe Worker Awards for 2017: Congratulations to the winners
- 1st place: Heidi McCaskill from Cervus Equipment Peterbuilt, Regina
- 2nd place: Jim Brown from Viterra
- 3rd place: Echo Stringer from SLGA (SGEU member)
Safe Employer 2017 Award:
- 1st place: GFL Environmental Green for Life
- 2nd place: RM of Walton No. 472
- 3rd place: Mosaic Potash, Belle Plaine
Do you know someone who has made a health and safety contribution in the workplace and should be recognized? The SFL's Occupational Health and Safety Committee would like to hear from you. Please complete and return a 2017 Nomination form
Sample Occupational Health & Safety Forms
Mental Health Resources
Know your Workplace Safety and Health Rights
The Right to Know…
- You have the right to know about any hazards you may encounter in your workplace, and how to protect yourself from them.
- You should receive safety and health training and instruction before you begin work, and when your work changes.
- You should be under the direction of a competent supervisor who can show you how to perform your work safely.
The Right to Participate…
- You have the right to participate in a workplace Safety and Health Committee if there are 20 or more employees in your workplace.
- You have the right to have a Worker Safety and Health Representative if there are between 5 and 19 employees in your workplace.
- You have the right to ask for additional information or voice a concern related to safety and health hazards to which you may be exposed.
The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work…
- You have the right to refuse work that you believe is dangerous to your safety and health or to others.
The Right to Protection...
- If you exercise a right or carry out a duty under the Workplace Safety and Health Act or Regulations, you cannot be disciplined or discriminated against.
- This includes using your right to refuse unsafe work, or reporting a safety and health concern to your supervisor, a Safety Committee member, the Worker Safety Representative, your Union or Workplace Safety and Health.
1972: Saskatchewan leads in passing its own Occupational Health and Safety Act, Saskatchewan institutes the concept of internal responsibility system by making health and safety a joint responsibility of employer and employees and requiring the establishment of joint health and safety committees. It enshrines three fundamental rights of workers:
- the right to know about the hazards in the workplace;
- the right to participate in health and safety discussions at work; and
- the right to refuse unsafe work.
Putting worker's lives in danger!
Rod Stickman Video's
Rod Stickman - Slips and Falls - YouTube
Rod Stickman - Young Worker Safety - YouTube
Rod Stickman Safe Work By Design - YouTube
Rod Stickman - Communicating at Work - YouTube
Rod Stickman - Returning to Work - YouTube