Workers Health & Safety Centre

WHAT'S NEW

June 11, 2024

Prioritize working at heights training for safety & compliance

Has your workplace met its training requirements for working at heights along with worker and supervisor awareness? A government inspector may soon be at your door to check.
Heat stress has become a greater threat to workers’ health and safety.
June 06, 2024

Heat stress toolkit, WHSC training help combat growing hazard

As more workers around the globe are exposed to extreme heat on the job greater protection and specific workplace action is urgently needed.
WHSC is now offering much needed first aid and CRP training
June 04, 2024

First Aid and CPR training now offered by WHSC

As an official Red Cross First Aid and CPR training partner, Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) is now offering much needed first aid and CPR training to all workplace parties.
May 29, 2024

Prioritizing and creating mentally safe and healthy workplaces

The dialogue around workplace mental health remains prevalent. Discussions across Canadian workplaces continue to draw concern for worker well-being.
May 24, 2024

Summer Safety Training Programs - Start at WHSC!

Every day in Ontario, preventable tragedies unfold, highlighting the urgent need to prioritize hazard identification, assessment, control, and workplace training.
May 16, 2024

STUDENTS INVITED to apply for WHSC cash scholarships

Do you know an Ontario high school student off to college or university this coming fall who could benefit from occupational health and safety awareness and maybe even some cash?
May 07, 2024

Workplace mental health: New research and special May training offer

Workplaces have responded to worker mental health concerns with numerous popular wellness programs, but new research finds most do little to benefit workers.
April 25, 2024

On April 28 Fight for Change. Fight for the Living.

Workers and their representatives are demanding a place at the table to drive the kind of change necessary to take on health and safety hazards AND the global climate crisis.
April 24, 2024

JHSC Certification training via e-learning unsupported by evidence

This week will mark the year and a half mark in Ontario’s review of Certification training standards for joint health and safety committees (JHSCs). A decision is imminent.
April 18, 2024

Shortcuts kill worker! Supervisor competency on trial!

An Ontario employer and two supervisors were recently fined $625,000 after being convicted of Occupational Health and Safety Act violations which caused the death of a worker.
April 17, 2024

Special April offer on WHSC’s updated Working at Heights program

Ontario’s revised Working at Heights training standards came into affect April 1, 2024. Is your Working at Heights training current and unexpired?
National Day of Mourning, remember lives and livelihoods lost and recommit to creating safer, healthier workplaces, communities, and ecologies
April 15, 2024

Attend a Day of Mourning event in your community and be the change!

The urgent need to protect workers against climate-related hazards will be among the pressing concerns highlighted at upcoming National Day of Mourning events.

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