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Health and Safety Conference 27 February 2009. Sylvie Châteauvert Director of D safe G. Bruce Christianson Civilian Health and Return to Work Coordinator. D safe G. Mission “ … to develop, coordinate, promulgate and administer the DND/CF General Safety Program…” Vision

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Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Health and Safety Conference

27 February 2009

Sylvie Châteauvert Director of D safe G

Bruce Christianson Civilian Health and

Return to Work Coordinator


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

D safe G

Mission

“… to develop, coordinate, promulgate and administer the DND/CF General Safety Program…”

Vision

“… reduce accidents in order to add to the operational effectiveness of DND and the CF, minimize personal suffering… and contribute to the morale and well-being of all personnel.”


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Overview

  • Safety Governance

  • National H&S Policy Committee

  • Workplace H&S Committee

  • National and Local RTW Committees


General safety program functional authority framework

VCDS

National Safety Policy Committee

CLC Part II

DND/CF Safety Council

D Safe G

General Safety Program Functional Authority Framework

National Return to Work Committee

  • Steering Ctte

  • Consultative Group

  • Working Group

General Safety Consultative Framework

Chain of Command

1.General Safety Council 2. Workplace Committee 3. Return to Work Ctte.

Workplace Committee

Command / Group GSOs

CLC Part II

1.General Safety Council 2. Workplace Committee 3. Return to Work Ctte.

Formation / Base / Wing GSOs

LEGEND:

Red: Legislation

Greens: DND Policy / Program & Governance

Blue: Program Delivery

Unit GSOs

Workplace Committee

http://vcds.mil.ca/dsafeg/PolPgms/ImportantDocs/programdocuments/00native/Functionaldirection_e.pdf


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Management representatives

VCDS

ADM (Mat)

ADM (IE)

ADM (S&T)

ADM (HR-Civ)

ADM (HR-Mil)

ADM (IM)

All Environmental COS

Director General Nuclear Safety

Director, General Safety

CF Chief Warrant Officer

Union Representatives

UNDE

IBEW

FGDTLC (E)

FGDTLC (W)

FGDCA

PIPSC

Agriculture Union

APSFA

CMCFA

CMSG

National H&S Policy Committee

Membership


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

National H&S Policy Committee

Mandate

“… to maintain oversight over those health and safety programs regulated by the Canada Labour Code, Part II and/or related policy impacting upon public servants. ”General Safety Program, volume 1, chapter 3, section 8.

Authority

“For the purposes of addressing health and safety matters that apply to the work, undertaking or business of an employer, every employer who normally employs directly three hundred or more employees shall establish a policy committee and, subject to section 135.1, select and appoint its members.” CLC, Part II, Section 134.1 (1).


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

National H&S Policy Committee

Resources

  • Membership

  • Travel is centrally funded through D safe G

  • Secretariat (D safe G)

    Recourse to Resolve Issues

  • CLC Part II

  • Chain of Command


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

National H&S Policy Committee

Challenges

  • Not meeting four times per year

  • Lack of productive agenda

  • Lack of committee meeting

    Successes

  • Schedule of planned meetings until December 2009

  • Better communication through the safety governance

  • Awareness sessions given to the Policy Committee 24 February 2009


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Workplace H&S Committees

Membership

  • Fifty percent or more representation chosen by the bargaining agents and the remainder by the unit CO.

  • For public service employees a term of office is two years.


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Workplace H&S Committees

Mandate

“…addressing health and safety matters that apply to individual work places.” CLC Part IIsection 135.

Authority

“…a workplace health and safety committee is required where 20 or more Public Service employees normally work.” General Safety Program, volume 1, chapter 3, section 45 a.


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Workplace H&S Committees

Resources

  • D safe G funds DND/CF training and associated travel costs for military and civilians.

    Recourse to Resolve Issues

  • CLC Part II

  • Chain of Command


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Workplace H&S Committees

Challenges

  • Inconsistencies in resources at the various levels of command (people and money)

  • Occupational Health and Safety expertise

  • Staff mobility

  • Training

    Successes

  • Governance

  • Structure

  • Training

  • Visibility


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Management Representatives

D safe G (co-chair)

VCDS

DGER

DGRCHRS

ADM (HR-Civ)

ADM (S&T)

ADM (Mat)

All Environmental COS

CMP

Union Representatives

UNDE

IBEW

FGDTLC (E)

FGDTLC (W)

FGDCA

PIPSC

Agriculture Union

APSFA

CMCFA

CMSG

National RTW Committee


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

National RTW Committee

Mandate

“…providing advice and guidance for those responsible for administering the Department of National Defence Return to Work Program.”RTWP Manual, chapter 3, annexe A, section 1.

Authority

VCDS

National H&S Policy Committee

National RTW Committee


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Membership

Management Representative

Union Representatives

RTW Program Advisor/GSO

Human Resource Officer

Unit’s HR Business Manager

OR Assign RTW Duties:

Workplace Health and Safety Committee

Injury on Duty Leave Committee

Employee Assistance Program

Local RTW Committees


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

Local RTW Committees

Mandate

“… provide policy, direction, and procedures for the organization’s Return to Work Program.” RTWP Manual, chapter 3, section 9.

Authority

“Each Base, Wing, and major unit with more than 20 civilian employees must establish a committee or assign return to work duties to one of the previous mentioned committees in order to provide resources, policy direction and help the Return to Work Program Advisor manage the Return to Work Program.” RTWP Manual, chapter 3, section 8.


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

RTW Program

Resources

D safe G Funded Training

  • RTW Advisors Course

  • RTW Committees Course

  • RTW Awareness Course

    Locally Funded Training

  • RTW Employee Awareness Course


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

RTW Program

Recourse to Resolve Issues

Supervisor / Employee

Supervisor / Employee / Employee Representative

Supervisor / Employee / Employee Rep / RTWP Advisor

Local RTW Committee

Case Manager


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

RTW Program


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

RTW Program

Success

Several Local RTW Programs have established good communication and collaboration between stakeholders, creating effective and efficient RTW strategies for injured/ill workers.


Mission to develop coordinate promulgate and administer the dnd

RTW Program

Vision

Establish departmental RTW best practices, through sharing lessons learned from all Local RTW Programs to continually improve the National RTW Program.


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