Workers Health & Safety Centre


November 29, 2021

Study examines role of “QACs” in occupational asthma

A new study confirms a link between specific chemicals commonly found in disinfectants and cleaning products with an increased risk of developing asthma.
November 23, 2021

JHSC Certification. Final 2021 training opportunities are filling fast!

Is complying with mandatory joint health and safety committee certification training still on your 2021 to do list? If so, Workers Health and Safety Centre can help.
November 09, 2021

Federal Committees and Reps training. Compliance, COVID and much more

Federal employers, like those in Ontario-regulated workplaces, are ultimately responsible for health and safety. Well-trained representatives though can offer critical assistance.
Our now expanded schedule of online, virtual classroom training targets the training needs of workers, joint health and safety committees, health and safety representatives and supervisors
November 08, 2021

WHSC expands COVID-safe online, virtual classroom training

With the lifting of some COVID restrictions in indoor settings and cases beginning to rise, workplaces are pondering next steps to prevent worker and community transmission.
October 28, 2021

Working at heights training. Ensured learning, proof of compliance!

Need to quickly comply with mandatory working at heights training and secure your proof of successful completion same day? Workers Health and Safety Centre (WHSC) can help!
October 20, 2021

New tool links jobs, chemicals to increased breast cancer risk

New research which gathers information on workplace chemicals of concern for breast cancer and likelihood of wide exposure reveals need for increased research AND action.
October 14, 2021

Register for PPE awareness training in WHSC virtual classroom

Personal protective equipment (PPE) has been much in the news during the pandemic often focusing on what is required and questioning the adequacy of what is provided.
Canadians continue to suffer from preventable exposures to asbestos; a national standard might better address this ongoing and significant health threat.
October 13, 2021

Canadians need consistent protection against asbestos says CSA

Canadians continue to suffer from preventable exposures to asbestos. A new report explores how a national standard might better address this ongoing and significant health threat.
Employers are obligated by law to provide JHSC members Certification Training; offered in COVID-safe virtual training classrooms.
October 06, 2021

Certification training, supporting COVID-19 efforts and much more

While the COVID-19 virus remains a key focus of workplace prevention efforts, other workplace hazards mustn’t be overlooked.
Supervisor health and safety training is offered in virtual classes.
October 04, 2021

Are your supervisors properly trained? WHSC offers virtual classes.

Employers have the greatest responsibility for workplace health and safety. Most critical? Ensuring their supervisors are competent and complete mandatory training.
Working at Heights and WAH Refresher in-person training is available in communities across Ontario in the coming weeks and through the fall.
September 29, 2021

Working at heights training. COVID-safe compliance available now.

WHSC has consistently communicated the need to take every reasonable precaution to prevent COVID-19 transmission in our workplaces, communities, AND our own classrooms.
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.

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