Health and Safety Committee

UTE Health and Safety Committee Terms of Reference


The committee shall consist of:

  • Two national officers of which one shall be appointed chairperson
  • One member elected by the local presidents
  • One labour relations officer assigned as the staff advisor to the committee

Aim and Objective

To ensure the health and safety of the members of UTE by:

  • consulting with the Employer on health and safety issues
  • recommending appointments of  representatives to the National Health and Safety Policy Committee to the National President
  • providing advice and guidance to locals and workplace committees
  • organizing conferences and training sessions as directed by Triennial Convention
  • dealing with all matters as assigned by Council and the Executive committee or the President


The committee shall meet at the call of the chairperson of the committee and approved by the National President.