Joint Committees

Workplace Safety & Health Committee (WS&H) (Article 7A)

The employer and the union endorse the importance of a safe and secure environment in which nurses must work. They will work together in recognizing and resolving workplace safety and health issues. The Workplace Safety & Health Committee operates with union representation for the purpose of ensuring health and safety in the workplace as well as the identification of health and safety hazards.


Do's & Don'ts of Workplace Accident/Illness - PDF download


Local 5 is entitled to have two (2) representatives on this committee. Our reps are elected at the Local 5 annual general meeting (on alternate years) and each serves a 2 year term of office.


Committee Members

Linda Jackson, Pacemaker Clinic (May 1, 2018 – April 30, 2020)

Janeth Ty, 2B Surgery (May 1, 2019 - April 30, 2021) - Currently on maternity leave

 Meaghan Syganiec, 2B Surgery - Fill in the maternity leave

For more information regarding workplace safety & health, please visit Safe Work Manitoba @