The WHSC’s Basic Certification
program is an essential first step towards compliance with training obligations for joint health and safety committee (JHSC) members.
To assist workplaces seeking to comply with these obligations, the WHSC has scheduled Basic Certification Training
this November in various communities across Ontario.
Basic Certification Training (register now)
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 thru Friday, November 7, 2014
Toronto (Don Mills)
Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act
) requires almost every provincially-regulated workplace with 20 or more employees or a designated substance on site to establish a JHSC.
Employers must also ensure at least two members of a JHSC, one representing workers and one representing the employer, become certified. To become certified, JHSC members must complete both Basic Certification Training
(Part I) and Workplace-Specific Hazard Training
Ontario health and safety law also requires employers to ensure supervisors complete an awareness training program within one week of beginning work as a supervisor. Employers have additional obligations to appoint a competent person as a supervisor [Occupational Health & Safety Act
) section 25(2)(c)].
The WHSC offers training to help workplaces comply with these and other training obligations. In fact, the WHSC is legally designated in Ontario as a training centre specializing in occupational health and safety.
The following are examples of upcoming training scheduled in communities across Ontario:
* The WHSC offers a similar online Supervisor Health & Safety Training
Want more information about Basic Certification Training or Workplace-Specific Hazard Training?
Want to know more about Supervisor Health & Safety Training
Supervisor Health & Safety In-Class Training
Supervisor Health & Safety E-Training
Want to register now for WHSC training?
Visit: Training Registration
Call: 1-888-869-7950 (and ask to speak to a training service representative)
Want additional information about how the WHSC can help your workplace comply with all health and safety training obligations?