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Meeting Minutes

Wednesday September 2, 2009


Wednesday September 02, 2009

  "ANY MINUTES POSTED BEFORE APPROVED BY COMMITTEE ARE ONLY DRAFT MINUTES!!!"

MUNICIPALITY OF MORRIS-TURNBERRY

JOINT HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING

Date- September 2, 2009  Time    8:00am  Place- Council room – 41342 Morris Road

Minutes

  Call to order: The meeting was called to order by Nancy Michie at 8:08am with all members in attendance

In attendance:                       

  • Nancy Michie
  • Mike Thomas                      
  • Kim Johnston
  • Barry Shaw                    
  • Ross Goll

Minutes of the last meeting

The Minutes from June 8, 2009 were reviewed.

Moved by: Barry Shaw                       Seconded by: Mike Thomas

Motion:

“That the minutes of the June 8, 2009 Health and Safety Committee
Meeting be adopted as circulated.”

Disposition                        Carried

Unfinished Business

  • Mike Thomas spoke with the Landfill attendants and ordered Safety Jackets.

Regular Reports:

  • Workplace Inspections-  were reviewed and concerns were handled.

New Business:

  • Mike Thomas has scheduled a Fire Extinguisher inspection.
  • Mike Thomas is scheduling a Fuel Handling Course, hopefully for October, 2009. 
  • The course will be for Municipal Handlers and approximately 1 ½ hours.
  • The Public Works Department held a Trench safety course.
  • The Public Works Department has reviewed a Personnel Protective
  • Equipment video and a Workplace Safety video.
  • Everyone has PPE available and has been using it correctly.
  • All employees have been certified in First Aid and CPR.
  • Re-certification of First Aid and CPR will begin in 2010.
  • Barry Shaw was concerned with the training of the Summer students this past summer. 
  • The Orientation in Safety with the Summer Students needs more improvement.
  • All employees are not trained on the Wood chipper.  Mike Thomas will look into a Training session.
  • Qualified people are to train employees on the Wood chipper and all new equipment
  • before it is used.

Date of Next meeting – The Next Health and Safety Meeting will be held on Wednesday November 4, 2009 at 8:00am at the Morris-Turnberry Council Chambers.

Adjournment – The Meeting was adjourned at 8:35am.