Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Committee

The Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Committee (OHSAC) provides the Labour Program with strategic advice and recommendations on preventing injuries, illnesses, and accidents in the workplace by:

Committee membership

The OHSAC is composed of a committee chair and members representing employers and employees in federally regulated workplaces:

  • Judith Buchanan (OHSAC chair)
    Director General, Workplace Directorate
    Labour Program, Employment and Social Development Canada
  • John Beckett
    • BC Maritime Employers Association
  • Suzanne Acton Gervais
    • National Airlines Council of Canada
  • Derrick Hynes
    • Federally Regulated Employers—Transportation and Communications
  • Stephen Laskowski
    • Canadian Trucking Alliance
  • Daniel Beaulne
    • Canada Post
  • Andrea Peart
    • Public Service Alliance of Canada
  • Alex Callahan
    • Canadian Labour Congress
  • Marc Roussel
    • Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  • Vinay Sharma
    • Unifor
  • Jessica Isbister
    • International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada
  • Troy Winters
    • Canadian Union of Public Employees
  • Aline Taillefer-McLaren
    • Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

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