THE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY/ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE SHALL:
Examine all issues that may affect the occupational health or safety of SGEU members at their place of work.
Co-operate with, and provide advice to, Occupational Health Committees to ensure workplace hazards are identified and eliminated.
Examine all issues relating to environmental matters that concern SGEU members and their families.
Work in conjunction with management and staff of SGEU to examine all issues relating to environmental matters that concern SGEU offices and premises.
Raise environmental consciousness among members through education and information.
Serve as a mechanism to gather and vocalize environmental concerns of SGEU members.
Monitor Union policies and programs and make any recommendations necessary to improve the occupational health and safety of SGEU members.
Act as a resource to SGEU bargaining units in the negotiation of effective contract clauses, and act as a resource in lobbying for more effective legislation.
Work in conjunction with the Shift Work Committee to organize and host a biennial conference in odd numbered years.
Mike Henselmann (Crown)
Lorna Hamilton (Health)
Jon Burke (Education)
Norman Morrell (Community Services)
Bonita Young (Community Services)
Patty Weber (Retail Regulatory)
Wendy Simonson (LTD)
kdiebel [at] sgeu [dot] org (Kelly Diebel) - Staff Advisor