Workers Health & Safety Centre


July 07, 2020

WHSC virtual training classroom boasts full summer schedule

Working in an essential business? Getting ready to reopen your workplace but want to complete or update your health and safety training first? Not to worry. WHSC can help.
July 06, 2020

'Silent spreaders' and COVID transmission focus of next WHSC webinar

Experience and research evidence confirm that individuals with no symptoms can transmit the COVID-19 virus. This has profound implications for our communities and our workplaces.
June 19, 2020

Helping JHSC’s stop COVID-19 outbreaks next WHSC webinar June 25

Workers’ participation in identifying and resolving workplace health and safety issues is critical especially during the current pandemic, but it’s also required by law.
June 15, 2020

WHSC webinar to explore effective COVID-19 workplace inspections

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many workplace routines, but never have routine health and safety inspections been more important or required greater diligence.
June 01, 2020

Safer commuting during COVID-19 is next WHSC webinar on offer June 4

The daily commute to work is a well-known stressor for many workers. Now this grinding routine includes anxiety about exposures to COVID-19 while travelling to and from work.
May 26, 2020

Psychosocial, chemical hazards explored in new JHSC Cert II training

Worker exposures to psychosocial and chemical hazards cause substantial and often overlooked injury and illness. Fortunately, many of these exposures are preventable.
May 25, 2020

‘How COVID-19 virus infects and kills’ subject of May 28 WHSC webinar

Government COVID-19 restrictions are loosening, but the disease continues to spread in large numbers, including workplaces.
May 21, 2020

Complete GHS WHMIS training virtually! New dates available.

As workplaces re-open they must fully comply with safety laws and public health directives to ensure reasonable precautions are in place to protect workers against COVID-19.
May 15, 2020

WHSC webinar May 21: Capturing healthcare workers' COVID experiences

Healthcare workers on the frontlines of COVID-19 have unique insights about working during this pandemic, lessons that can inform prevention efforts today and in the future.
May 14, 2020

WHSC adds JHSC Certification Part II training to virtual offerings

Need to quickly complete the second phase of Certification training for your joint health and safety committee? Look no further than WHSC’s newest Certification Part II program.
May 12, 2020

COVID-19 Lessons from long term care subject of WHSC May 14 webinar

The trauma associated with the monumental tragedy that is playing out in several long-term care facilities across Canada during the COVID-19 crisis will be felt years to come.
May 11, 2020

WHSC virtual courses now include JHSC Certification Refresher training

If you are a certified joint health and safety committee member, your workplace health and safety knowledge has never been more critical amid the challenges of COVID-19.

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