31.01 The parties to this Collective Agreement shall cooperate to the fullest extent in the matter of occupational health and safety and accident prevention. Required safety equipment and devices will be provided where necessary by the Employer.
31.02 (a) The Health and Safety Committee at each Centre shall be composed of Employer and Employee representatives, including at least one (1) representative from the bargaining unit who shall attend each Health and Safety Committee meeting or, in consultation with the Manager, designate another member in their place.
(b) The Committee shall meet once every three (3) months or more frequently if requested, in writing, by a member of this Committee. Agenda items may be submitted prior to such meeting.
(c) The purpose of this Committee is to consider matters involving occupational health and safety, accident prevention and security of Employees, exclusively.
31.03 Employee representatives shall not suffer any loss of pay for time spent in attendance at meetings of the health and Safety Committee.
31.04 The Employer will do everything possible to provide adequate security at the place of work for those Employees required to work at any time between the hours of 2200 hours and 0700 hours.