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Health & Safety

The Health and Safety Committee is presently looking for members.  Interested members should contact Jim McAndrew, Chair.
The mandate of the Committee is to promote Health and Safety awareness, best practices and training for our members.

Any incident that causes injury, could have caused injury or workplace hazard should be documented with an incident report.

If you are prescribed a medication not covered under the RX05 formulary used by Sunlife, you may be able to have it covered if there is a medically supported reason.  This is the appeal form to use.

This is the form to use if you require a workplace accommodation for medical reasons.  It should be filled out and submitted Employee Health Services.  For assistance, reach out to Jim McAndrew, Health and Safety Co-ordinaor at

If you need a workplace accommodation for reasons relating to Family Status, this is the form to use.  The completed form can be submitted to your supervisor or appropriate departmental HR Representative.  For assistance, contact Jim McAndrew, Health and Safety Co-ordinator at

This webinar was created by CALM (Canadian Association of Labour Media) and sponsored by our Local.  There is a lot of good information to help you think about how you create an ergonomically safe workspace at home.

Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Ergonomics Assessment Tools.

Unifor’s Guide to recognizing and dealing with Heat Stress.

Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers information on the Hazards of working in the sun.

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