Workers Health & Safety Centre


WHSC 2018 high school scholarship competition NOW OPEN

Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) once again invites graduating high school students who are headed for post-secondary education to enter our student scholarship competition.

WHSC works to ensure availability of JHSC Part II Certification training

Certification training of joint health and safety committee members begins but does not end with Basic Certification training – next step, Workplace-Specific Hazard Training.

March 3—World Hearing Day—turning up the volume on noise prevention

One in ten Canadians struggle each day because of varying degrees of hearing loss.

Forum to explore challenges faced by workers new to Canada

Migrants, worker representatives, community advocates, service providers, clinicians, policy makers, students and researchers are invited to Work, Migration and Health Forum 2018.

WHSC schedules updated JHSC Basic Certification training

Is your workplace in compliance with legal requirements to certify at least two members of your joint health and safety committee (JHSC) – one worker rep and one management rep?

Employer convicted in fall from heights incident

A GTA-area roofing company has been fined $55,000 after pleading guilty for failing to ensure fall protection was in place to protect workers.

WHSC’s newly-revised Lockout training ready for booking

In an effort to better serve workplaces confronted by deadly energy hazards, WHSC has revamped their comprehensive three-hour Lockout training program.

WHSC launches newly-updated ergonomic training in time for RSI Awareness Day

Workers Health & Safety Centre will mark RSI Awareness Day with the release and scheduling of a dramatic update to their popular, introductory ergonomics training program.

Canadian government seeks public consult on asbestos ban regulation

The federal government has proposed a regulation designed to ban the import, sale and use of asbestos along with manufacture and import of asbestos-containing material (ACM).

Bill 177 brings increased OHS fines and other changes to Ontario workplaces

Recent changes to Ontario health and safety law raise maximum fines against convicted individuals and corporations, thus bringing penalties more in line with other provinces.

WHSC launches mandatory working at heights refresher training – Register today!

Construction sector employers will soon be required to ensure workers in their employ complete working at heights (WAH) refresher training.

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