Joint H&S committees: An opportunity, not a nuisance

By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/22/2002

Virtually every workplace with more than 20 employees is required to have a joint health and safety committee.

Some organizations treat the committee as a necessary evil. For those organizations, it may often feel the committee causes more problems than it solves.

Others look at the committee as an opportunity. In those places, the committee will likely lead to a healthier and safer workplace and help foster good relations between employees and management, say occupational health and safety experts who talked with