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August 04, 2022

WHSC training for federal JHSCs, end of summer special!

Did you know employers of federally-regulated workplaces have a legal obligation to train their joint health and safety committee members and health and safety representatives?
July 28, 2022

Quality indoor air: Follow the evidence and train for solutions

COVID-19 isn’t going away any time soon. We have been told to just live with it. But what does this mean? Well, in the workplace every reasonable precaution still applies.
July 14, 2022

Lack of fall protection results in contractor and supervisor convictions

Complying with fall protection requirements would have prevented a worker’s critical injury and more than $80,000 in recent fines for a Muskoka-area constructor and supervisor.
July 07, 2022

Mandatory supervisor OHS training this summer!

With the increasing number of new and young workers joining the workforce this summer competent supervisors are critical. They are key to safe and healthy work.
June 30, 2022

Training to create psychologically safe and healthy workplaces

Canadian workers regularly experience harassment and violence on the job but even more concerning are their reports that little is being done to address the problem.
Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) has scheduled virtual classroom JHSC Certification courses throughout the summer to allow you to fully certify your JHSC.
June 22, 2022

Complete JHSC Certification this summer in WHSC virtual classes

Vacation schedules needn’t stop you from certifying your Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) this summer. Register with us to complete your training quickly and conveniently!
June 09, 2022

Prioritize safety training this summer: Register with WHSC today!

Identifying, assessing and controlling, if not eliminating hazards, has never been more important. Preventable tragedies happen every day in Ontario workplaces and it’s not okay.
June 01, 2022

Worker mental health requires treatment AND prevention

Governments recently announced funding for a new Ontario health facility dedicated to treating first responders and medical workers for post-traumatic stress injuries.
May 21, 2022

Workplace violence and harassment: training for prevention

It can not be said enough, harassment and violence in Canadian workplaces – should not be part of the job. And yet frustratingly it is. And the problem is growing.
May 18, 2022

Workplace violence, harassment widespread but unaddressed, report.

Despite laws and other prevention efforts, Canadian workers report experiencing harassment and violence on the job and say little is being done to address it.
JHSCs play a vital role in evaluating hazards that may cause injuries, illness or death in the workplace,
May 12, 2022

JHSC Certification training: you can't afford to get it wrong

Did you know most Ontario workplaces employing 20 or more workers OR using a designated substance must have a joint health and safety committee (JHSC)?

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