Regulation 4300.2 Site-Based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees

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SITE-BASED JOINT OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEES

The District will maintain Site-based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees in compliance with Sections 31 and 32 of the Workers Compensation Act. Duties of the committees shall be in accordance with Section 36 of the Act.

The Site-based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees shall report to the District Health and Safety Officer. The Site-based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees shall be established pursuant to Part 2 Division 5, Section 33 of the Workers Compensation Act:

  • The Site-based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee must have at least four (4) members or if a greater number of members is required by regulation, that greater number.
  • The Site-based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee must consist of worker representatives and employer representatives.
  • At least half the members of the Site-based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee must be worker representatives.
  • The Site-based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee must have two (2) co-chairs, one selected by the worker representatives and the other selected by the employer representatives.

The Principal or Vice Principal who serves as the co-chair on the Site-based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee shall keep a record of meetings and inspections and forward copies to the District Health and Safety Officer. The Site-based Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee is responsible for following up on recommendations developed at the site level.

Reference:      (TBD)

Adopted:          March 7, 2022

Revised:          (TBD)

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