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October 14, 2021

Register for PPE awareness training in WHSC virtual classroom

Personal protective equipment (PPE) has been much in the news during the pandemic often focusing on what is required and questioning the adequacy of what is provided.
Canadians continue to suffer from preventable exposures to asbestos; a national standard might better address this ongoing and significant health threat.
October 13, 2021

Canadians need consistent protection against asbestos says CSA

Canadians continue to suffer from preventable exposures to asbestos. A new report explores how a national standard might better address this ongoing and significant health threat.
Employers are obligated by law to provide JHSC members Certification Training; offered in COVID-safe virtual training classrooms.
October 06, 2021

Certification training, supporting COVID-19 efforts and much more

While the COVID-19 virus remains a key focus of workplace prevention efforts, other workplace hazards mustn’t be overlooked.
Supervisor health and safety training is offered in virtual classes.
October 04, 2021

Are your supervisors properly trained? WHSC offers virtual classes.

Employers have the greatest responsibility for workplace health and safety. Most critical? Ensuring their supervisors are competent and complete mandatory training.
Working at Heights and WAH Refresher in-person training is available in communities across Ontario in the coming weeks and through the fall.
September 29, 2021

Working at heights training. COVID-safe compliance available now.

WHSC has consistently communicated the need to take every reasonable precaution to prevent COVID-19 transmission in our workplaces, communities, AND our own classrooms.
WHSC launches search for new Executive Director
September 23, 2021

WHSC launches search for new Executive Director

Have you got what it takes to lead Ontario’s only labour-endorsed, government-designated, occupational health and safety training organization? If so, WHSC wants to hear from you.
Improved ventilation is a priority with clear evidence that COVID-19 particles spread between people more readily indoors than outdoors.
September 10, 2021

Ventilation issues addressed in updated WHSC Indoor Air training

With clear evidence that COVID-19 viral particles spread between people more readily indoors than outdoors, enhanced workplace ventilation is a priority for many.
September 02, 2021

WHSC shares their message for Labour Day 2021

“The future of work will need work, plain and simple,” says Interim WHSC Executive Director, Andrew Mudge in a new video released to mark this coming Labour Day.
August 31, 2021

Lockout awareness training now in convenient virtual classrooms

Energized equipment and machinery can be hazardous and even fatal to exposed workers unless proper lockout and control procedures and training on these are in place.
August 30, 2021

Want to address workplace harassment? Start with WHSC training.

Almost half of Canadian workers surveyed report they have witnessed or experienced some sort of inappropriate sexualized or discriminatory behaviour in the workplace.
August 19, 2021

Learning the value of virtual classrooms AND training standards

The COVID pandemic has forced many of us to examine how we deliver our products and services. Among our questions, what is the future of health and safety training in Ontario?
Globally Harmonized (GHS) WHMIS training continues to be offered in our virtual classroom to ensure the safety of participants and instructors during the COVID crisis
August 17, 2021

Need mandatory GHS-WHMIS training now? Find it in WHSC’s virtual classrooms.

As pandemic restrictions ease and more workplaces reopen, including schools this Fall, now is the time to review your workplace training. Is your WHMIS training up-to-date?

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