Health and Safety Committee

Report of the Health and Safety Committee

March 2009

Chris Aylward Item 11(e)

The committee has not met since the last council meeting.  Attached for your information are the approved National Health and Safety Policy Committee (NHSPC) minutes of November 27, 2008 and the agenda from the February 19, 2009  NHSPC meeting.

In solidarity,

Respectfully submitted,

Chris Aylward
Chair of the Committee


AGENDA

NATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING
WITH ALL UNIONS
AND
THE CANADA REVENUE AGENCY

February 19, 2009, 1:30 p.m.
200 LAURIER AVENUE WEST
8th Floor Boardroom
OTTAWA, ONTARIO

Opening Remarks

  1. Job Hazard Analysis for Field Employees

  2. Pandemic Planning

  3. CBSA Arming Initiative – CBSA/CRA Co-location  

  4. Violence Prevention in the Workplace Regulation

  5. Health and Safety Training for Managers and Awareness Session for Employees

Closing Remarks

Deferred to Future Meeting

  1. Radon Testing

  2. Policy Review

  3. Job Hazard Analysis (Common Issues) / Agency OHS Audit

  4. Hazard Prevention Program Regulation

  5. Automated External Defibrillators

  6. CRA Information Technology Employees Working at CBSA Ports of Entry


1. JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS FOR FIELD employees

ISSUE

The Committee will be provided with an update on the Job Hazard Analysis for Field Employees.

2. Pandemic Planning

ISSUE

The Committee will be provided with an update on the status of pandemic planning within the CRA.

3. CBSA Arming Initiative – CBSA/CRA Co-location

ISSUE

The Committee will be provided with an update regarding the issue of co-location between the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), as it relates to the CBSA Arming Initiative.

4. Violence Prevention in the Workplace Regulation

ISSUE

The Committee will be provided with an update on the progress that is being made on the establishment of the Violence Prevention Working Group.

5. Health and Safety Training for Managers and Awareness Session for Employees

ISSUE

The Committee will be provided with an update on the rollout of the Health and Safety Training for Managers, and the OHS Awareness Sessions for Employees.