Workers Health & Safety Centre

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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?
Under Canada Labour Code regulations, employers must provide training for work place committees and health and safety representatives.
August 11, 2021

Work in the federal sector? Register with WHSC to meet OHS training duties.

Federally-regulated employers, similar to their Ontario counterparts, must provide training to work place health and safety reps to facilitate the worker right to participate.
August 10, 2021

WHSC is surviving AND thriving. Read how in our 2020/2021 Annual Report.

The COVID crisis presented both a challenge and an opportunity for ingenuity. Our latest annual report explores how Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) rose to the occasion.
August 05, 2021

Working at heights training deadline is fast approaching. WHSC can help!

The COVID crisis forced the Ontario government to offer a one-year compliance extension for those completing mandatory Working at Heights training. That deadline is weeks away.
Workers attending virtual classroom for essential health and safety training.
July 28, 2021

WHSC adds training opportunities as Ontario reopens. Register today!

With the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions and the reopening of shuttered workplaces, employers are taking stock of mandatory and essential health and safety training.
Dave Killham, Executive Director of the Workers Health & Safety Centre is retiring.
July 26, 2021

Long-serving WHSC Executive Director, Dave Killham, retires

What do you say to someone who has led your organization through some of its most difficult challenges and helped it not only survive, but thrive? Thank you?

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