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BRUSH (H&S) Committee

The BRUSH (BC Region Union Safety & Health) Committee is comprised of Health & Safety activists from across BritishColumbia and is chaired by the Health & Safety Coordinator of the B.C.Regional Council.The committee is devoted to the inclusion, promotion of, and education around workplace Health & Safety. The committee meets regularly to discuss these issues.

If you are interested in getting involved with the BRUSH or would like more information about H&S in the BC Region, email Sharon Barbour, the PSAC staff person with the H&S portfolio in BC. Click for previous meeting minutes and more information.

Scroll down this page for H&S related information and and news.

May 14, 2020 - 10:49am •
A recording of the webinar delivered by PSAC BC containing a general overview of ergonomic issues for members teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 23, 2020 - 1:05pm •
In addition to remembering the almost 200 BC workers that died because of work-related injuries and illnesses last year, the Day of Mourning is a call to action. The grave impact of COVID-19 on PSAC members and workers across Canada strengthens our resolve and fight for safe and healthy conditions in the workplace.
April 16, 2020 - 9:41am •
A recording of the webinar delivered by PSAC BC containing a general overview of worker’s health and safety rights during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will identify the key players in workplace health and safety, review three fundamental health and safety rights, provide a roadmap to address your concerns, and answer your questions about your health and safety at work.
April 7, 2020 - 8:54am •
PSAC BC is holding a webinar that aims to provide a general overview of worker’s health and safety rights during the COVID-19 pandemic. The information provided will apply to all federally or provincially regulated workers, all PSAC BC members are welcome. Theres one scheduled for April 14 starting at 6PM and one April 15 at noon. Sign up for the one that works best for your schedule at the link.
December 10, 2019 - 12:15pm •
BRUSH AGM The BRUSH Annual General Meeting has been tentatively scheduled for Thursday, January 23, 2019. A meeting notice and agenda will be distributed in the coming weeks. CONFERENCE MATERIALS Members can access the 2019 National Health and Safety Conference Materials online via the PSAC Events app. The apps are available for download at the links below:
July 23, 2018 - 9:23am •
The BC Federation of Labour is hiring 3 Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) facilitator coordinators to work in the BCFED OHS Centre. This is a great opportunity for people who have OHS facilitating experience in subject areas, such as OHS committees, mental health, bullying and harassment, OHS supervisor training and /or building a psychologically healthy workplace. Please share the job posting with your members and networks. The posting closes 5:00 pm, August 17th.  The posting is attached. 
April 26, 2018 - 10:25am •
PSAC statement on the Day of Mourning, April 28, 2018 On April 28, the Day of Mourning, we remember all those who have been killed or injured because of their work. Today we also commit to protect the living and ensure that we can prevent, and actively address, harassment and violence in the workplace.


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