Workers Health & Safety Centre

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WHSC’s regrowth and renewal highlighted in latest Annual Report

Building back better, the Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) invested in staff, instructor, and infrastructure resources to help meet and surpass our goals for 2022/2023.

Subsidy for small workplace OHS representatives training ends soon

The deadline for employers to secure a government subsidy to support training of worker health and safety representatives is fast approaching. Don’t miss out!

Harassment at work rising, marginalized groups suffering most

Newly published Statistics Canada data analysis exploring harassment and sexual assault at work suggests many employers are not meeting their legal duty to protect workers.

Testing and tackling radon exposures in Ontario workplaces

New research on radon in Ontario workplaces is calling for more testing to identify those most at risk of exposure to the known carcinogen.

Still save with essential WHSC training

Our recent low- to no-cost training offer has come to an end. All deeply discounted OHS training seats are sold out. But new discounts are in the works.

Lack of fall protection leads to conviction, ban from construction industry

A Belleville, Ontario roofing company owner has been stripped of his right to work or employ anyone in the construction industry following a guilty plea in fall protection case.

Quality OHS training at low- and no-cost for a limited time.

If you are looking to jumpstart or strengthen your health and safety program, register for our special training offer while spots are still available. 

Did you know that most MSDs begin in the workplace?

Inadequately planned workspaces and poorly designed tasks can significantly contribute to the development of debilitating and life-altering musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Work stressors double risk of heart disease in men, study

Workplaces must avoid behaviour-based safety strategies if they wish to address work stressors responsible for excess risk of heart disease, according to Canadian researchers.

Crane safety laws respond to union and other stakeholder input

More rigorous testing of cranes along with enhanced inspections, record-keeping and reporting requirements must now be adhered to on Ontario construction projects.

Essential OHS training deeply discounted for a limited time!

Are you resolved to improve your occupational health and safety (OHS) program in 2024? Let us help you get started.

Unbeatable, deeply discounted OHS training for limited time!

Looking to stretch your year-end occupational health and safety (OHS) training dollars or plan for the New Year to come? Look no further.

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