KM Unit – ART. 29: Joint Health and Safety Committee

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ARTICLE 29 – JOINT HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE

A. Establishment of Committee

The University and the Union shall establish a Joint Health and Safety Committee for the skilled crafts unit. Said committee will discuss the implementation of safety regulations and safety training and make recommendations to the University.

B. Composition of Committee

The Committee shall be composed of no more than three (3) bargaining unit representatives, including two (2) bargaining unit members and one (1) SETC paid representative, and no more than three (3) University representatives. The bargaining unit representatives shall not be from the same trade. Upon mutual agreement, each party may include additional representatives at the meetings of the Committee. Any participation in joint health and safety committee activities will be on pay status.

C. Meetings of Committee

Meetings shall be scheduled quarterly, unless the parties otherwise agree, at the request of a designated SETC Representative or designated University Official. Items to be included on the agenda for the aforementioned Joint Health and Safety Committee meetings are to be submitted at least seven (7) calendar days prior to the scheduled date of the meeting. The Union shall contact the Office of Labor Relations at least fourteen (14) calendar days in advance to schedule the meeting.

D. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Logs

The University shall provide CAL OSHA logs to SETC and/or post the logs in the Facilities Department as soon as the Campus develops updates to the CAL OSHA logs.