UNIVERSITY-WIDE SAFETY COMMITTEE Sample Clauses

UNIVERSITY-WIDE SAFETY COMMITTEE. AFSCME Local 3800 shall be entitled to a representative on the University-wide Safety Committee and shall be represented on safety committees at UMM and UMC. AFSCME Local 3801 shall be entitled to a representative on the UMD Safety Committee.
UNIVERSITY-WIDE SAFETY COMMITTEE. The State shall make every reasonable effort to provide and maintain safe working conditions relating to the safety and health of employees. The University will appoint a representative to the University-wide Safety Committee. A University-wide Safety Committee shall be appointed composed of two (2) representatives selected by the Association and two (2) representatives of the University appointed by the State. Said Committee shall appoint its own chairperson and shall meet when it is determined by two (2) or more members that such a meeting is warranted (not to exceed more than two (2) meetings per month). The University-wide Safety Committee shall be responsible for the securing, locating, and maintaining of a first aid kit for each work area designated by the Committee, such material to be furnished by the State and the University. All safety and health problems shall first be discussed by the employee and the University’s designee and the Association’s representative. If they are unable to resolve the matter, it shall be referred to the next University-wide safety meeting, provided, however, that any situation that may place in jeopardy the life, limb, or physical and/or mental health of an employee shall be immediately resolved by the University’s designee, Association representative, and a representative of the Physical Plant.

Related to UNIVERSITY-WIDE SAFETY COMMITTEE

  • Joint Safety Committee (a) The Union and the Company shall cooperate in selecting one or more Safety Committees, which will meet at least once a month to consider all safety and occupational health problems.

  • Health & Safety Committee (a) The Hospital and the Union agree that they mutually desire to maintain standards of safety and health in the Hospital in order to prevent accidents, injury and illness.

  • Safety Committee The Parties agree that an Occupational Health and Safety Committee will be established and will govern itself in accordance with the provisions of the Industrial Health and Safety Regulations made pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act. The Committee will meet at regular intervals to be determined by the Committee to make recommendations on unsafe, hazardous or dangerous conditions with the aim of preventing and reducing risk of occupational injury and illness. It is agreed that the Labour/Management Committee shall also act as the Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

  • Occupational Health & Safety Committee The Employer and the Union agree to maintain standards of safety and health in the environment served by VON in order to prevent accidents, injury and illness. The parties agree to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and any other federal, provincial or municipal health and safety legislation and regulations. Recognizing its responsibilities under the applicable legislation, the Employer agrees to accept as a member of its Occupational Health and Safety Committee, one (1) representative selected or appointed by the Union from the bargaining unit. Toronto/York Site will have two (2) representatives. For Porcupine/Highway 11 and Durham, only the member shall be a certified member. Such committee shall identify potential dangers and hazards, institute means of improving health and safety programs and recommend actions to be taken to improve conditions relating to occupational health and safety. Meetings shall be held every third month or more frequently if mutually agreed. The Committee shall maintain minutes of all meetings and make the same available for review. When faced with occupational health and safety concerns the Employer will take reasonable actions in a timely manner that reduces risk and protects Nurses. Any such actions will comply with the then current legislation relative to the issue(s).

  • Health and Safety Committee (a) The Employer and the Union agree that they mutually desire to maintain standards of safety and health in the Home in order to prevent accidents, injury and illness.

  • Joint Health and Safety Committee (a) The Employer and the Union agree that they mutually desire to maintain standards of occupational health and safety in the organization, in order to prevent accidents, injury and illness. The parties agree to promote health and safety throughout the organization. The employer shall provide orientation and training in health and safety to new and current employees on an ongoing basis, and employees shall attend required health and safety training sessions.

  • Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee The Employer and the Union recognize the role of the joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee in promoting a safe and healthful workplace. The parties agree that a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee shall be established for each Employer covered by this Collective Agreement. The Committee shall govern itself in accordance with the provisions of the Industrial Health and Safety Regulations made pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act. The Committee shall be as between the Employer and the Union, with equal representation, and with each party appointing its own representatives. Representatives of the Union shall be chosen by the Union membership or appointed by the Union. All minutes of the meetings of the Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee will be recorded in a mutually agreeable format and will be sent to the Union. The Union further agrees to actively pursue with the other Health Care Unions a Joint Union Committee for the purposes of this Article. The Employer agrees to provide or cause to be provided to Employer members of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee adequate training and orientation to the duties and responsibilities of committee members to allow the incumbents to fulfil those duties competently. The Union agrees to provide or cause to be provided to Union members of the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee adequate training and orientation to the duties and responsibilities of committee members to allow the incumbents to fulfil those duties competently. Such training and orientation shall take place within six (6) months of taking office.

  • Occupational Health and Safety Committee The Employer and the Union agree to cooperate in the promotion of safe working conditions, the prevention of accidents, the prevention of workplace injuries and the promotion of safe workplace practices.

  • Safety Committees Joint employee-elected and Employer appointed safety committees shall be formed in accord with WISHA requirements and following University of Washington policy. The Union is entitled to representation on the University-wide or specific organizational or divisional committees where bargaining unit employees are working. Any department or unit committee also dealing with health and safety issues in work areas shall appropriately involve bargaining unit employees. Participation in safety and health committees, including meeting time, health and safety research, work on committee assignments, seminars, and classes will be considered time worked for all employees in accordance with University policy. Release time must be arranged with supervisors in advance. When the committee makes a recommendation that requires action or approval beyond its scope of authority, the Employer will communicate its disposition of the formal written recommendation within thirty (30) days.

  • Health and Safety Committees In order to provide a safe and healthful workplace, local unit level LMCs shall establish Health and Safety Committees. Each committee will be composed of an equal number of representatives appointed by the Union and the Employer and will be co-chaired by a Union and Employer representative. A Union representative must be a member of the unit but either party may be accompanied by staff and/or other subject matter experts who may participate, but not vote, at meetings. Each party shall prepare and submit an agenda to the other party one week prior to any scheduled meeting. If neither party submits an agenda, the meeting shall be canceled. Each committee’s general responsibility will be to provide a safe and healthful workplace by recognizing hazards and recommending the abatement of hazards and educational programs. Each committee will: