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Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Council


Statute : Occupational Health and Safety Act     LINK


Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Council
Purpose
To assist in creating safer, healthier workplaces for Islanders, the Council will provide advice to Workers Compensation Board on OH&S matters throughout the province and advise government on proposed revisions to the legislation.
Functions
The Council may advise the Board on (a) the administration of this Act and the regulations; (b) occupational health and safety, including providing recommendations and monitoring and reporting on occupational health and safety throughout the province; (c) the exclusion of a constructor, contractor, profession, project, worker, workplace, self-employed person or an employer, owner, occupation or industry from all or part of the application of this Act or the regulations; (d) any other matter relating to occupational health and safety, including amendments to this Act or the regulations.
Primary Role
Non-adjudicative
Material Role
Advisory
Composition
The Minister shall appoint as members to the Council persons who have knowledge and experience relating to the principles and promotion of occupational health and safety, as follows: (a) three persons representing workers; (b) three persons representing employers; (c) the Director; (d) the chairperson of the Board or a person designated by the chairperson; and (e) one person representing the general public.
Formal Qualifications
Not Applicable
Work & Experience Requirements
Skills Required
Statutory Nomination Requirements
The Minister shall appoint all members.
Traditional Nomination Requirements
Not Applicable
Honoraria
no remuneration
Anticipated Time Commitments
Other Notes
The term of office of a member of the Council, or person appointed to act in place of a member of the Council, shall be the term specified in the instrument of appointment. A member of the Council whose term of office has expired is eligible for re-appointment to the Council.



NameCountyChairTerm
Scott RyanQueens CountyChair Dec 31, 2014Dec 31, 2017
Alan McCormickQueens County Mar 07, 2015Mar 07, 2018
Faye MacWilliamsPrince County Mar 07, 2015Mar 07, 2018
Eric MacDonaldKings County Apr 01, 2016Apr 01, 2019
Lynn BovyerQueens County Apr 01, 2016Apr 01, 2019
Benjamin MacDonaldKings County Apr 01, 2016Apr 01, 2019
Melinda MulliganPrince County Dec 31, 2014Dec 31, 2017
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