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Healthcare sector JHSC mandatory Part II Cert training

Workers in Ontario@s healthcare and social services sectors are confronted by some of the most hazardous workplaces. The current crisis has dramatically raised potential for harm. Hazards in these...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Healthcare-sector-JHSC-mandatory-Part-II-Cert-training 2022-11-02 12:00:00 AM
JHSC Certification Training Options for the Choosing

At WHSC, we consistently deliver quality training in highly engaging, real-time, instructor-led classrooms. However, our approach also recognizes diverse workplace training needs. This is especial...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/JHSC-Certification-Training-Options-for-the-Choosing 2024-07-18 12:00:00 AM
NIOSH releases new document on controlling worker exposure to nanomaterials

NIOSH has released a new document discussing approaches and strategies to protect workers from harmful exposure during nanomaterial manufacturing, use, and handling processes. @ The purpose of th...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/NIOSH-releases-new-document-on-controlling-worker 2013-12-20 12:00:00 AM
Working multiple jobs found to increase injury risk

Workers who juggle more than one job have a 27 per cent higher rate of work-related injury compared to those holding just one job. @ This excess risk was uncovered by researchers from the Liberty...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Working-multiple-jobs-found-to-increase-injury-ris 2014-10-16 12:00:00 AM
Worker Health and Safety Awareness training: Register today!

Given challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, WHSC is now offering our newly updated@Worker Health and Safety Awareness@program in safe and effective virtual classrooms. @ Unlike@self-guided o...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Worker-Health-and-Safety-Awareness-training-Register-today 2021-01-12 12:00:00 AM
New Federal employment standards, what’s in force and what is not

Weak employment standards negatively impact worker health and safety, particularly as they relate to hours of work and the employment relationship. @ Will recent changes to federal employment sta...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/New-Federal-employment-standards-what’s-in-force-and-what-is-not 2019-10-10 12:00:00 AM
Harassment widespread in workplaces, finds Statistics Canada

A recent report adds to a growing body of evidence showing harassment in Canadian workplaces is in need of workplace interventions and regulatory enforcement. @Conducted by Statistics Canada this ...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Harassment-widespread-in-workplaces-finds-Statistics-Canada 2019-07-04 12:00:00 AM
OHCOW satellite office in Peterborough secured with help from worker advocates

Peterborough-area workers now have access to independent occupational health services with the opening of a satellite office of the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers. Dave Wilken, OH...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/OHCOW-satellite-office-in-Peterborough-secured-with-help-from-worker-advocates 2018-09-20 12:00:00 AM
Workplace abuse in health care a growing and costly issue, says nurses’ union

<!--[if mso]><![endif]--><!--[if mso]><![endif]-->A new national report documents the dramatic cost of workplace violence suffered by nurses in both human and financial terms. According to the rep...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Workplace-abuse-in-health-care-a-growing-and-costly-issue-says-nurses’-union 2017-07-07 12:00:00 AM
New labour law includes important first steps, but more needed

Special ReportAmendments to Ontario employment laws may improve working conditions for some but will need prescribed measures to ensure the reforms bring real and lasting change. @ Government Bil...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/New-labour-law-includes-important-first-steps-but-more-needed 2021-12-13 12:00:00 AM
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