The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its faculty, staff, students and visitors and to provide a model of a safe work environment. Additionally, JIBC must comply with occupational health and safety (OHS) and public safety legislation, including regulatory requirements applicable to its various areas of instruction, use or handling of hazardous materials or handling of wastes generated in its operations. Accordingly, this Policy articulates JIBC’s commitment to providing a healthy and safe work and learning environment and the responsibilities pertaining to this endeavour.
It is the policy of the JIBC to provide a safe work and learning environment for all members of the JIBC community, in keeping with its vision of safer communities and a more just society, by:
This policy and the procedures related to it, apply to all members of the JIBC community including faculty, staff, students, contractors, subcontractors, and visitors.
OHS Roles and Responsibilities
The JIBC Board of Governors has delegated the responsibilities of an employer under the Workers Compensation Act to the Executive.
The Executive is responsible for:
Deans and Directors are responsible for:
Faculty, Supervisors and Managers
Faculty, Supervisors and Managers are responsible for:
Faculty, Staff and Students
Faculty, staff and students are responsible for:
Dean – Administrative head of a School.
Director/Program Director – Administrative head of a program area, academy, division, centre or department.
Executive – Comprised of the President and Vice-Presidents.
Manager – A person employed or engaged by JIBC who is responsible for managing one or more programs and/or people.
Registrar – The registrar of the Institute.
Student – A person the Registrar recognizes as being enrolled in a course or program of studies at the Institute.
Students are required to make themselves aware of all JIBC policies and procedures. Lack of awareness of this or any other JIBC policy, does not excuse students from responsibility for their actions.
Employees, faculty and contractors are required to make themselves aware of all JIBC policies and procedures. Lack of awareness of this or any other JIBC policy does not excuse them from responsibility for their actions.
Last updated July 19, 2019
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