Access to Reports and Information
The Joint Health and Safety Committee requires timely access to pertinent information necessary for the faithful execution of its functions under the OHSA.
The JHSC may require access to the following non-exhaustive list of information and reports. (Please note that all members of a JHSC has access to this information.)
Other information also might also reasonably be required at time to time by a Joint Health and Safety Committee.
If the JHSC (any member) is denied access to information or reports believed to be necessary for the execution of its duties, please contact the OECTA-HW office or the Health and Safety Advisor for guidance.
Dangers and Hazards
Sources of danger or hazards (persons, materials, work practices, processes, or equipment)
Safety Data Sheets
Hazard reporting forms
Information/reports related to major spills of a hazardous substance
Accident and Incident Reporting
Critical Injury Reports
Immediate notification via phone or other direct means.
Notice of Occupational Illness
Violence and Harassment Reporting
Violent incident reports involving a student or other individual.
Programs relating to workplace violence and harassment.
Assessments and re-assessments of risks of violence.
Safe Schools threat and/or risk assessments
Safe Schools incident reporting forms
Physical intervention incident reports
Student safety plans (eg triggers, observable behaviours, interventions, measures to control/de-escalate risk of violent behaviour)
Behavioural support plans
Reports relating to a student with a history of violence and/or poses a risk of violence
Safe Schools student transition plans and reports relating to transition meetings (ie. relating to non-voluntary or unusual movement of a student to a new school within the school year or at the end of a semester in order to promote school safety)
Student action plans, re-entry plans, and reports from planning meetings relating to an expelled student returning or transferring to a school
Bullying prevention and intervention programs/plans