PSAC North Regional Council

Health and Safety Committee?


The workplace is too often dangerous to our?health. Every year, deaths, injuries and chronic diseases take their toll. The Health and Safety Committee is focused on prevention and on maintaining the highest?degree of physical and mental health. You don’t have to be in Yellowknife to join.

Our conference call meetings can easily?accommodate you – no matter where you live.?Add your voice to the events and initiatives?that we organize and develop expertise in?Health & Safety.

Our mandate

The objectives of the PSAC North Regional Health & Safety Committees are to identify, promote and assist union actions around workplace health and safety by:

  • Educating, politicizing and mobilizing Health and Safety activists by making links between themselves, theunion, the workplace, andWorkers’ Safety and Compensation Boards

  • Empowering, uniting and engaging all union members to take action for Occupational Health and Safety

documents and LINKS

Here is a list of quintessential documents that form the basis of the Health and Safety Committee.

NWT Health and Safety Committee brochure
Yukon Health and Safety Committee brochure

Workers Safety Compensation Commission - WSCC (OHS Regulations, Posters, WHMIS (GHS), Codes of Practice)

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (templates, a variety of topics)


March 26, 2018 - 11:41am •
Please see the attached document for information from the Government of Canada on the use of cannabis.?
December 22, 2017 - 11:04am •
Supporting Employee Success provides a process for the employer, employee and healthcare professional to use when an employee requires accommodation.? Supporting Employee Success is a tool that provides a step-by-step process to: ?
September 22, 2017 - 11:08am •
PSAC North supports partnering organizations like Yukon Women's Transition Home, which has put together a series of videos to help those involved in a crisis. The three-part video series is called "Together for Safety" and involves six Whitehorse women's groups and Whitehorse RCMP working together to provide educated assistance for victims of sexualized assault or domestic violence. Watch and share the videos today.? ? ?
April 24, 2017 - 10:23am •
Stop workplace violence PSAC's?"Stop workplace violence" content aims to raise awareness about?workplace violence and bullying in the workplace. The following are?concrete tools for workers and union leaders?to identify?and address?workplace violence: ? Toolkit
March 1, 2017 - 2:22pm •
Submitted by Dianne Williams - Chair, PSAC Yukon Health & Safety Committee
October 24, 2016 - 9:35am •
December 11, 2014 - 1:59pm •
Join us for the PSAC Nunavut Regional Occupational Health and Safetry Committee Annual General Meeting!January 14th, PSAC BoardroomBuilding #1412, Iqaluit NU7:30 p.m. ESTTHERE WILL BE FOOD FOR ALL AND DOOR PRIZES TO BE WON!COME SUPPORT YOUR PSAC REGIONAL OH&S COMMITTEE!YOU ARE WELCOME TO ASK QUESTIONS, SHARE INFORMATION AND TO FIND


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