Workers Health & Safety Centre

A few spots remain for upcoming mandatory JHSC Certification training

A few spots remain for upcoming mandatory JHSC Certification training
Register today for Basic Certification Training to help build joint health and safety committee (JHSC) member competence and move closer to legal training compliance.
What:     Basic Certification Training (Part I)  Register now
When:    June 2-5, 2015
Where:   Mississauga, Cambridge, Grey-Bruce, Hamilton, Ottawa, Sarnia, Sault Ste. Marie,  Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto—Downtown, Windsor  

Employer training obligations

Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act (the 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 (Part II).
Employers have many other general and specific legal duties to ensure workers and other workplace parties complete training. Examples include: 
  • working at heights (NEW)
  • worker health and safety awareness
  • supervisor health and safety awareness
  • supervisor competency
  • violence and harassment
  • confined space entry, and
  • mobile equipment operator competency. 

WHSC training solutions

The WHSC offers training to meet all of these requirements and much more. 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 scheduled training in communities across Ontario:
What:      Working at Heights
When:     Ongoing training scheduled in locations across Ontario   
What:      Manufacturing & Fabricating—Certification Part II Workplace-Specific Hazard Training 
When:     May 25-29, 2015
What:      Office & Professional—Certification Part II Workplace-Specific Hazard Training
When:     May 26-28, 2015
What:      Construction—Certification Part II Workplace-Specific Hazard Training
When:     June 8-12, 2015
What:      Federal Committees & Representatives
When:     June 10-11, 2015

WHSC training—get started now

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