JHSC Certification Part 1 - Classroom Training Program
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In Class
3 Days
CEU Points


This three-day course covers the first part of the training required for you to be a certified member of a workplace Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC). Combined with Part Two, it leads to certification under Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development guidelines.


Learning Objectives

In Part One you will learn about:

  • Relevant legislation
  • Your legal rights and responsibilities as a JHSC member
  • Common workplace hazards and key steps to addressing them
  • How to conduct workplace inspections and accident investigations
  • How to function effectively as a JHSC member


Course Material

The course provides in-depth practical information about tasks as they relate to workplace hazards. It will teach you how to:

  • Recognize workplace hazards
  • Evaluate the risk of accidents/incidents, injuries and illness
  • Respond to employee health and safety complaints and suggestions
  • Maintain and monitor injury and work hazard records


Who should take this course?

JHSC members who want to become certified, regardless of any previous experience in health and safety. Workplaces that regularly have 20 or more employees must ensure at least two personnel have completed the certification training.


Legislative Reference

JHSC Certification Training Guidelines established and enforced by the Ministry of Labour.


Note: JHSC Certification Part 2 must be completed within 12 months of completing JHSC Certification Part 1. 

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