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November 17, 2022

Educators lack protection in-class and support online, studies find

Ontario educators suffer anxiety from a lack of COVID safety protocols in the classroom but teaching online creates even more stress new research finds.
November 15, 2022

Wireless radiation exposure limits outdated and unsafe

The science behind supposed safe exposure limits for radiation from cell phones and other wireless devices is being challenged by a coalition of noted, global researchers.
November 08, 2022

Training, an essential component to any effective lockout system

Energy sources including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, or other sources powering machines and equipment can harm and even kill workers.
November 02, 2022

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.
October 25, 2022

Supervisor OHS mandatory training, compliance and prevention needed!

Where should workplaces begin in their journey to occupational health and safety compliance and prevention? Consider the following.
October 13, 2022

Quality indoor air: Training to mitigate hazardous exposures

As we migrate back indoors this fall, the issue of indoor air quality is on the minds of many. Two and a half years in and COVID exposures are still a cause for concern.
October 05, 2022

Electronic monitoring: Recent research and a looming legislative deadline

Recent research into the harmful effects of electronic monitoring, both for workers and organizations, provides important context for a related Ontario law soon to come in force.
September 29, 2022

JHSC Certification training: Because safety matters!

Joint health and safety committees (JHSC) play a vital role in evaluating hazards that may cause workplace injuries, illness or death and recommending solutions to address them.
September 26, 2022

Reflecting and rebuilding. Read our Annual Report to learn more.

Strong roots and a commitment to quality training is helping Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) successfully emerge from the pandemic. Our latest Annual Report explains how.
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.

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