This 2-day Distance Learning course covers the second part of the training required for you to be a member of a workplace Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) by addressing significant hazards and issues specific to your work environment. Combined with Part One, this instructor-led online training leads to certification under the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development’s guidelines.
In this course, you will learn:
• The relevant legislation, standards and guidelines
• At least 6 specific workplace hazards particular to your work environment and their potential to cause injury or illness (i.e. musculoskeletal disorders, chemical agents, workplace violence and harassment, slips, trips and falls, psychological hazards, electrical hazards)
• How to effectively recognize, assess, control and evaluate workplace hazards
• How to prepare and complete an action plan
Who should take this Distance Learning course?
Applicable to all sectors, this mandatory course is relevant to all Ontario workplaces and accessible to everyone through instructor-led online delivery.
All workplace JHSC members, regardless of any previous experience in health and safety, are required to take this course. Workplaces that regularly have 20 or more employees must ensure at least two personnel have completed JHSC Certification training.
Note: After completing JHSC Certification Part 2, you must complete JHSC Certification Refresher before 3 years have passed, and every 3 years thereafter, to maintain your certification status.