Workers Health & Safety Centre

NEWS

Certification Training…last chance to achieve compliance for 2018

WHSC has scheduled joint health and safety committee (JHSC) certification training in communities across Ontario to help employers meet their obligations by year-end.

“Real” health and safety training defined by WHSC scholarship winners

The Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) has selected five deserving students to receive 2018 WHSC Ontario post-secondary education scholarships.

Occupational cancer specialist to deliver annual Nachemson lecture

Dr. Paul Demers, director of the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, will give this year’s Nachemson lecture hosted by the Institute for Work & Health.

MANDATORY health and safety training fills fall community schedule

Ensuring joint committee members, supervisors, those working at heights and others get the health and safety training required by law can be a challenge for employers.

Growth in precarious work driving federal labour standards overhaul

The Federal government says it will introduce legislation this fall to change rules of work to better address the realities of the modern workplace and harmful working conditions.

WHSC offers Certification Refresher Training in run-up to pending deadline

For joint health and safety committee members who became certified after March, 2016, new MOL-approved Certification Refresher Training is now required for continued compliance.

DEADLINE for NEW WHMIS obligations fast approaching

Ontario employers must comply with new training and other obligations relating to Canada’s altered workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) by December 1, 2018.

WHSC releases revised Personal Protective Equipment training program

Personal protective equipment is understood to be the last line of defense in controlling hazards, but too often it’s the most common control used by employers.

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