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September 15, 2022

Working at heights training schedule expanded to serve you!

Need to get into compliance fast? Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) has expanded Working at Heights (WAH) training and refresher courses into more communities across Ontario.
September 08, 2022

JHSC certification training: in-person learning returns

Have you been waiting to access in-person essential and mandatory joint health and safety committee (JHSC) Certification Training? If so, registration is now open.
September 07, 2022

Low-level, prolonged exposure to radon leading cause of lung cancer

Evidence linking prolonged exposure to low levels of radon with lung cancer highlights need for enhanced prevention measures in workplaces, public buildings, and homes.
August 29, 2022

Effective health and safety training with WHSC scheduled for fall

All summer we’ve heard and continue to hear news reports about tragedies in Ontario workplaces that could have been prevented with a proactive health and safety strategy.
August 04, 2022

WHSC training for federal JHSCs, end of summer special!

Did you know employers of federally-regulated workplaces have a legal obligation to train their joint health and safety committee members and health and safety representatives?
July 28, 2022

Quality indoor air: Follow the evidence and train for solutions

COVID-19 isn’t going away any time soon. We have been told to just live with it. But what does this mean? Well, in the workplace every reasonable precaution still applies.
July 14, 2022

Lack of fall protection results in contractor and supervisor convictions

Complying with fall protection requirements would have prevented a worker’s critical injury and more than $80,000 in recent fines for a Muskoka-area constructor and supervisor.
July 07, 2022

Mandatory supervisor OHS training this summer!

With the increasing number of new and young workers joining the workforce this summer competent supervisors are critical. They are key to safe and healthy work.
June 30, 2022

Training to create psychologically safe and healthy workplaces

Canadian workers regularly experience harassment and violence on the job but even more concerning are their reports that little is being done to address the problem.
Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) has scheduled virtual classroom JHSC Certification courses throughout the summer to allow you to fully certify your JHSC.
June 22, 2022

Complete JHSC Certification this summer in WHSC virtual classes

Vacation schedules needn’t stop you from certifying your Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) this summer. Register with us to complete your training quickly and conveniently!
June 09, 2022

Prioritize safety training this summer: Register with WHSC today!

Identifying, assessing and controlling, if not eliminating hazards, has never been more important. Preventable tragedies happen every day in Ontario workplaces and it’s not okay.

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