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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.


Supervisor negligence leads to worker death AND prison sentence

A New Brunswick construction site supervisor will spend three years in prison after being convicted of criminal negligence relating to a 2018 workplace fatality.

Creating mentally safe and healthy workplaces

Across Canada and the world there is consensus on the need to create mentally safe and healthy workplaces, both from a workers’ wellbeing and employer economic benefits viewpoint.

Supervisor OHS training…ACT NOW to beat the registration rush

Are your workplace supervisors competent and confident to fulfill their significant legal duties to protect workers? WHSC training, scheduled this fall, can help ensure they are.

WHSC JHSC Certification training. When quality counts.

Without a fully trained and certified joint health and safety committee your workplace prevention efforts may not succeed. Has your committee received quality training?

Workplace exposures linked with elevated risk of ovarian cancer

Identifying and preventing exposure to a range of chemical agents at work may reduce the risk of women workers developing ovarian cancer, a new Canadian study suggests.

Absence of fall protection led to worker death, employer conviction

A Chatham, Ontario employer who failed to comply with fall protection requirements leading to the death of a construction worker must pay $93,500 in fines and surcharges.