OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 13 Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committee

Section 199 Election of worker members

(1) Worker members of the joint work site health and safety committee must be elected by workers employed at the work site who do not exercise any managerial function on behalf of the employer.

(2) Despite subsection (1), workers employed at the work site who belong to a trade union or worker association may, in accordance with the constitution or by-laws of the trade union or worker association, elect to the joint work site health and safety committee the number of worker members that is proportionate to the number of workers at the work site who belong to that trade union or worker association.

(3) To be eligible to be elected a worker member, a person must work at the work site where the joint work site health and safety committee is established.