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Health and safety

PSAC is committed to promoting and maintaining the highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of workers. Staff work closely with local occupational health and safety committees, lobby for better health and safety laws and negotiate health and safety provisions in collective agreements. 

The Health, Safety and Environment Committee of the Regional Council works with the REVP and staff to plan and deliver a conference each cycle.

The national Health and Safety Program provides a range of services for members directed by Conventions, the National Board of Directors and the Alliance Executive Committee.

October 25, 2013 - 3:12pm •
Registration for the H&S Conference starts on Friday November  1, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.  The theme for the conference is :  "Mental Health at Work- We are All Affected"
May 2, 2013 - 9:56am •
The Twelfth Annual Provincial Day of Mourning for Workers Killed and Injured on the Job was held at Province House on Sunday, April 28th, 2013. PSAC Members joined other union members and Islanders in remembering workers who were injured or lost their lives on Island work sites. The ceremony was followed by a reception.
April 23, 2013 - 10:57am •
Atlantic Region well Represented at the 2013 PSAC National Health & Safety Conference Under the theme "Mental Health at Work - We are all Affected" the Atlantic Region had 55 delegates and observes participate at the National H&S Conference in Montreal, April 11 - 14, 2013.
April 4, 2013 - 3:21pm •
PSAC made a submission to the NL Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Statutory Review Committee on April 2. The submission can be viewed by clicking the link below.
January 21, 2013 - 9:38am •
Attached the new CSA National Standard on Psychological Health and Safety. 
January 14, 2013 - 11:51am •
The 2013 PSAC National Health and Safety Conference, will beheld April 12 to 14, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel in Montréal, Québec under the theme “Mental Health at Work – We Are All Affected.”
January 14, 2013 - 9:00am •
The 2013 PSAC National Health and Safety Conference, will beheld April 12 to 14, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel in Montréal, Québec under the theme “Mental Health at Work – We Are All Affected.” Click on the link below to complete the registration form on-line on our website. The deadline for applications and resolutions is January 31. 2013.  National Health & Safety Conference 
May 4, 2010 - 4:00am •
PSAC members representing various Components were on hand at the National Day of Mourning ceremony held April 28th at Province House.  Attending the event were Ian LeClair, Laurie LeClair and Karolyn Walsh from UVAE 90001; Dawn Hardy and Angela Davison from UTE 90006; Jacinta Stewart from NAT 90040: and Gary Bannister, retired PSAC Representative.
May 3, 2010 - 4:00am •
PSAC members across N.B. have remembered workers who have been killed or injured on the job on April 28th.  Ceremonies marking the National Day of Mourning for 2010 were held in various locations throughout N.B.
March 4, 2010 - 4:00am •
On January 15, 2010, the Occupational Health and Safety Administrative Penalties Regulations (N.S. Reg. 291/2009) became law. The Regulations give the Department of Labour and Workforce Development’s Occupational Health and Safety (“OHS”) division the ability to issue penalties when violations of health and safety laws are found in workplaces.

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