The Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Council advises the Minister of Labour and Advanced Education on occupational health and safety matters. Functions of the Advisory Council include:
The Minister appoints Council members based on their knowledge and experience relating to the protection and promotion of occupational health and safety generally. Membership on the Council includes equal representation from employers and employees. Representatives from the Workers Compensation Board and the Departments Occupational Health and Safety Division also serve on the Advisory Council. Members hold office for a prescribed period.
For further information contact:
Anne Partridge, Acting Executive Director
(902) 424-5640 (fax)