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Health And Safety Awareness Course

According to the Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) as of July 1, 2015 the Health and Safety Awareness training is mandatory for every worker in Ontario. The Health and Safety Awareness course inform workers of their legislated health and safety rights, roles and responsibilities in relation to workplace safety. Safety First LTD is happy to provide professional training for any students in and around the Greater Toronto Area.


$40 per person
(Contact us to inquire about the group rate).

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Health And Safety Awareness Training Course

Course description

DURATION: 2 hours.

The Health and Safety Awareness course explains your rights and responsibilities as a worker on the job in Ontario, and what the province’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires from workers, supervisors and employers.

It is important to understand what the law says and means so that you know your roles and responsibilities, and how this knowledge helps you to stay safe at work. You also need to be aware of common hazards in the workplace, and what to watch out for. This training ensures that both workers and employers understand their rights and obligations under the OHSA.

Under the Occupational Health & Safety Act, companies with 6-19 employees are required to ensure their worker-selected, Health and Safety Representative receives specific training to effectively perform his/her legal duties. A trained Health and Safety Representative will make a difference to the level of safety in your workplace.

In this full day training participants will learn how to exercise their considerable legal powers, including carrying out workplace inspections, identifying hazards and assessing risks. Be confident that your rep will carry out their role knowledgeably and successfully!

Course Outline

  • The duties of workers under the OHSA
  • Overview of the OHSA & Regulations
  • The Internal Responsibility System (IRS)
  • Key responsibilities of the Health & Safety Representative
  • How to conduct a workplace inspection
  • Obtaining information from the employer, WSIB, MOL Other Sources
  • Making Recommendations to Employers
  • The duties of employers and supervisors under the OHSA
  • The roles of joint health and safety committees and health and safety representatives
  • Planing, preparing for and executing effective workplace inspections
  • Identifying hazardous conditions within the workplace
  • How to investigate a work refusal
  • How to investigate a critical injury or fatality

 

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