Health and Safety Committee

Report of the Health and Safety Committee

September 2008

Chris Aylward Item 11(e)

Our committee has not met since last Council.

The National Health and Safety Policy Committee met on September 4th and the minutes will be distributed when available.   The agenda is attached.  The next Policy Committee meeting will be November 27 2008.

The Committee will be making a short presentation at the Presidents’ Conference.

In solidarity,

Respectfully submitted,

Chris Aylward
Chairperson of the Committee


AGENDA

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

September 4, 2008, 1:30 p.m.

200 LAURIER AVENUE WEST
8th Floor Boardroom
OTTAWA, ONTARIO

Opening Remarks

  1. JHA of Field Employees’ Jobs – Phase II Presentation by Contractor
    (1h15 min.)

  2. Job Hazard Analysis of Field Employees’ Jobs (10 min.)

  3. Pandemic Planning (10 min.)

  4. Asbestos / Hazardous Materials (5 min.)

  5. Business Continuity Plans (10 min.)

  6. Health and Safety Training for Managers / Health and Safety Awareness for Employees (10 min.)

  7. Radon Testing (10 min.)

Closing Remarks

Deferred to Future Meeting

  1. Hazard Prevention Program Regulation

  2. Policy Review

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


1. JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS OF FIELD employees’ JOBS– PHASE II Presentation by contractor

ISSUE

The Committee will be provided with a presentation on Phase II of the Job Hazard Analysis of Field Employees’ jobs.

2. JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS OF FIELD employees’ JOBS

ISSUE

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

3. PANDEMIC PLANNING

ISSUE

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

4. asbestos / hazardous material

ISSUE

The Committee will be provided with information regarding CRA buildings that contain asbestos, as well as information regarding hazardous material stored in CRA facilities.

5. Business Continuity Plans

ISSUE

The Committee will be provided with an update on F&A’s review of the BCP and Emergency Planning Policies.

6. 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.

7. Radon Testing

ISSUE

The Committee will be advised that a program is being developed by Health Canada to conduct radon testing in all buildings under the jurisdiction of the Government of Canada.