BCGEU Occupational Health and Safety

Welcome to the BCGEU OHS website! This site is for BCGEU members to keep up to date and to easily access health and safety information. Here, you'll find news and happenings, details about our courses, plus lots of useful OHS resources. View our presentation from the BCGEU's 2021 convention.

Make a difference at your workplace: Become a BCGEU OHS representative!

If you're interested in becoming a BCGEU OHS representative at your workplace, click here and complete the form.

For OHS reps: Get more details and sign up for BCGEU OHS courses

The BCGEU offers education for joint committee members and worker representatives on a regular basis throughout the province. Find more info about our courses and links to register here.  

Due to COVID-19, nearly all of our in-person OHS courses have been cancelled until further notice. However, we are now offering some virtual OHS training! See our Courses page for details.

Get to know your basic OHS rights

Workers in BC have four basic health and safety rights - the right to know, the right to participate, the right to refuse unsafe work, and the right to protection from prohibited action. Click here to find out more about your OHS rights.