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While employers have the most significant obligation to protect workers, joint health and safety committee (JHSC) members, and particularly certified members, have important and mandated roles aimed a
February 28, 2023

JHSC Certification training: for compliance and what matters most

Government inspectors visit tens of thousands of Ontario workplaces each year unannounced. Will they find occupational health and safety violations when they visit yours?
WHSC has set out to refresh our brand.
February 21, 2023

@WHSCtraining: New look, same trusted source

Substance must always trump style when it comes to essential services such as life-saving occupational health and safety training.
February 08, 2023

Ergonomics can aid healthy pregnancies for women welders, study

A growing body of research evidence suggests pregnant welders exposed to common welding hazards are at risk of suffering adverse pregnancy outcomes including fetal loss.
January 26, 2023

Standardized working at heights training improves safety, study

A follow-up study looking at the impact of Ontario’s mandated working at heights training confirms standardized training results in safer work.
January 18, 2023

Redefining workplace mental health with training and solutions

Mentally healthy workplaces are no longer a nice-to-have, but an absolute necessity. The last few years have taught us this much and more.
January 10, 2023

Ergonomics training key to RSI awareness and pain prevention

Do you have plans to recognize Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day, held annually the last day of February? To mark the event, why not participate in WHSC ergonomics training?
December 20, 2022

Start 2023 off right with OHS training: Register with WHSC!

Planning your New Year resolutions? Why not resolve to help create safer, healthier work too? And what better way to start than with lifesaving, cost-effective quality training?
December 13, 2022

WHSC post-secondary scholarship winners share COVID experiences

While the COVID crisis has caused trauma and loss, it has also inspired many to get active in their workplaces and communities to help safeguard worker and public health.
December 07, 2022

Ill-fitting PPE adds to safety hazards faced by working women

Personal protective equipment is failing to protect half of the Canadian workforce as most of it is designed to fit the bodies of men with little regard to women.
December 05, 2022

Artificial stone SDSs fail to reveal all hazards. A larger WHMIS problem?

Recent research has uncovered dramatic discrepancies between the actual measured hazardous content of artificial stone products and their WHMIS safety data sheets (SDSs).
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.

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