The Newfoundland & Labrador Occupational Health & Safety Association is the leading employer’s organization promoting & representing occupational health and safety issues to both employees and employers in all industries throughout the province.
The Board of directors of the association consist of a president, first and second – President, immediate past President, Secretary – Treasurer and seven other members. Each of these seven members represent a sector of industry as defined by The Workplace Health Safety & Compensation Commission and are elected for a two year term.
The Association meets 4-5 times a year at various locations throughout the province.
- To foster and promote health & safety in all industries in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- To Facilitate the exchange of information and ideas on matters affecting the techniques, science an practice of industrial safety and its allied subjects and to encourage and foster education and inspection programs to help make employers, employees and others involved in industry health & safety conscious.
- To Cooperate with, Liaise with and work in so far as possible in unison with the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission and the Government of Newfoundland & Labrador for the furthering of the objectives of the association and the promotion of industrial health and safety.
“The Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Health & Safety Association is the leading employer organization promoting and representing occupational health and safety issues to both employers and their employees in all industries throughout the province. Leadership in occupational health and safety issues will be accomplished by: professional development of members; liaison and cooperation with other occupational health and safety groups and government agencies; the collection and sharing of information with relevant stake holders, including Occupational Health and Safety Committees and any activities to promote and assist in occupational health and safety.”