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707 Effective Safety Committee Meetings
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Conducting an interesting safety committee meeting can make the difference between success and failure of the safety committee. Planning and managing a successful safety committee meeting requires commitment: it takes effort, time and money. To receive a positive return for your effort, it's important that your safety committee meetings be as fruitful as possible.

This course covers the safety committee meeting process. The role and purpose of the safety committee, preparing and conducting the meeting, success tools, handling conflict, and activities after the meeting are also discussed. With this course, you will learn how to develop the techniques and tools to conduct an interesting meeting filled with motivated members.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.1.1 Discuss various OSHA rule requirements and guidelines for safety committee meetings.
LO 1.2.1 Discuss the role of the safety committee and responsibilities of committee members.
LO 1.3.1 Describe how to effectively prepare for a safety committee meeting.
LO 1.4.1 Describe a typical safety committee meeting agenda.
LO 1.5.1 Discuss the difference between "relationship" and "content" communications.
LO 1.6.1 Discuss strategies for handling disagreement and conflict in the meeting.
LO 1.7.1 Discuss chairperson duties after the safety committee meeting.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)