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BCTF Provincial Health and Safety Advisory Committee

This committee has nine members selected from across British Columbia. The committee advises the BCTF Executive Committee on health and safety matters, acts in an advisory capacity to improve health and safety in schools and other work sites, and assists in developing and providing health and safety training.

2016–17 Committee members 

Stephane Belanger
Don Blakey
Andre Cote
Wayne Della Siega
Toni Grewal
  Fred Nock
Yole Prosperi-Porta
Heather Sallows
Eli Silver
Robin Tosczak

BCTF Health and Safety program staff

Mike Wisla co-ordinates the BCTF Health and Safety program. He assists locals in addressing their health and safety issues, and is responsible for co-ordinating training to locals and members.

Staff serve as an advocate for members who have filed for WCB compensation, including co-ordinating and conducting member appeals of WCB decisions, and advising locals and members concerning WCB claims. For more information, contact Diane Irvine, Income Security Division, Assistant Director.

The administrative support staff assist with co-ordination of the BCTF Health and Safety Committee and other aspects of the BCTF Health and Safety Program. The BCTF Health and Safety training workshops for locals and members has been shifted to the Professional and Social Issues Division (PSID).

Bonnie Quan Symons assists with the co-ordination of member appeals of WCB decisions.

Health and Safety contacts in each local

BCTF locals have appointed health and safety contacts who work in the area of health and safety at the local level. Members may contact their  local office for further information.

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