Workers Health & Safety Centre

A woman with glasses teaches another woman at WHSC Training session.

WELCOME

As Ontario’s official government-designated health and safety training centre with more than 35 years experience, we work to provide essential high-quality training to workers, their representatives, supervisors, and employers, in public and private sector workplaces of every size, industry, and region of the province. Your delivery options include, in-person or online virtual classrooms, both publicly scheduled or on your timetable. Connect with us to learn more.

WHAT’S NEW

STUDENTS INVITED to apply for WHSC cash scholarships

Do you know an Ontario high school student off to college or university this coming fall who could benefit from occupational health and safety awareness and maybe even some cash?

Workplace mental health: New research and special May training offer

Workplaces have responded to worker mental health concerns with numerous popular wellness programs, but new research finds most do little to benefit workers.

On April 28 Fight for Change. Fight for the Living.

Workers and their representatives are demanding a place at the table to drive the kind of change necessary to take on health and safety hazards AND the global climate crisis.

JHSC Certification training via e-learning unsupported by evidence

This week will mark the year and a half mark in Ontario’s review of Certification training standards for joint health and safety committees (JHSCs). A decision is imminent.

Shortcuts kill worker! Supervisor competency on trial!

An Ontario employer and two supervisors were recently fined $625,000 after being convicted of Occupational Health and Safety Act violations which caused the death of a worker.

Special April offer on WHSC’s updated Working at Heights program

Ontario’s revised Working at Heights training standards came into affect April 1, 2024. Is your Working at Heights training current and unexpired?