Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA) works with Ontario's Public and Broader Public Sector employers and workers, providing occupational health and safety training, resources and consulting to reduce workplace risks and prevent occupational injuries and illnesses. These are just a few of the sessions we have coming up.
Certification Part One for Joint Health and Safety Committees
This program is the first part of the training process for individuals to be certified under guidelines established and enforced by the Ontario Minister of Labour.
This 3-day program assists JHSC members with issues particular to their work environment. Management and worker members receive training in the significant hazards found in their workplace.
At the end participants will:
Understand relevant legislation.
Understand their legal rights and responsibilities.
Learn about common workplace hazards.
Learn key steps to addressing these hazards.
This knowledge will prepare participants to carry out workplace inspections, accident investigations and enable them to function effectively as JHSC members.
Certification Part 2 Government and Municipalities Sector Specific Hazards Training
This course is the second part of the training process for individuals to be certified under guidelines established and enforced by the Ontario Ministry of Labour.
This 2 day course assists JHSC members with issues particular to government & municipalities' settings. Management and worker members receive training in the significant hazards found in their workplace.
At the end participants will be able to:
Identify the hazards commonly found in government & municipalities' settings.
Describe how they may cause injury or illness.
Effectively recognize and assess these sector specific hazards.
Outline methods for controlling them.
Participants will also learn about relevant legislation, standards and guidelines.