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Upcoming Workplace  
Health & Safety Training Sessions
May 2016


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:
  1. Understand relevant legislation.
  2. Understand their legal rights and responsibilities.
  3. Learn about common workplace hazards.
  4. 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.

Ottawa: May 3, 2016
St. Catherines: May 24, 2016
London: May 17, 2016
Thunder Bay: May 30, 2016
Hamilton: May 17, 2016
London: May 31, 2016
Certification Part 2
Health and Community Care 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 their work environment. Management and worker members receive training in the significant hazards found in healthcare settings.

At the end participants will be able to:
  1. Identify the hazards commonly found in community care and group home settings.
  2. Describe how they may cause injury or illness.
  3. Effectively recognize and assess these sector specific hazards.
  4. Outline methods for controlling them.
Participants will also learn about relevant legislation, standards and guidelines.

London: May 10, 2016
 
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:
  1. Identify the hazards commonly found in government & municipalities' settings.
  2. Describe how they may cause injury or illness.
  3. Effectively recognize and assess these sector specific hazards.
  4. Outline methods for controlling them.
Participants will also learn about relevant legislation, standards and guidelines.

Belleville: May 24, 2016
 
Certification Part 2
Education 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 education settings. Management and worker members receive training in the significant hazards found in their workplace.

At the end participants will be able to:
  1. Identify the hazards commonly found in education settings.
  2. Describe how they may cause injury or illness.
  3. Effectively recognize and assess these sector specific hazards.
  4. Outline methods for controlling them.
Participants will also learn about relevant legislation, standards and guidelines.

Toronto: May 3, 2016
Kingston: May 30, 2016
London: May 24, 2016
 

June
Start DateCourseLocation
Jun 1Certification Part 2 Health and Community Care Sector
Specific Hazards Training (Jun 1 & 2)
Hamilton
Jun 2Certification Part 2 Education Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jun 2 & 3)Peterborough
Certification Part 2 Health and Community Care Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jun 2 & 3)Thunder Bay
Jun 6JHSC Certification Part 1 Classroom Training Program (Jun 6, 7 & 8)Burlington
JHSC Certification Part 1 Classroom Training Program - Emergency Workers (Jun 6, 7 & 8)Smith Falls
Jun 7Certification Part 2 Education Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jun 7 & 8) Hamilton, 
Ottawa
JHSC Certification Part 1 Classroom Training Program (Jun 7, 8 & 9) Hamilton, 
Mississauga,
Toronto
Jun 9Certification Part 2 Emergency Services Sector POLICE Specific Hazards Training (Jun 9 & 10)Smith Falls
Jun 14Certification Part 2 Education Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jun 14 & 15)Barrie
Jun 21Certification Part 1 Education Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jun 21, 22 & 23)Kingston, 
Kitchener/
Waterloo
Certification Part 2 Education Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jun 21 & 22)Thunder Bay
Jun 22Certification Part 2 Government and Municipalities
Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jun 22 & 23)
Thorold
Jun 28JHSC Certification Part 1 Classroom Training Program (Jun 28, 29 & 30)Peterborough
Certification Part 2 Health and Community Care
Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jun 28 & 29)
Barrie, 
Etobicoke
Jun 29Certification Part 2 Education Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jun 29 & 30)Kitchener/
Waterloo/
Cambridge


July
Start DateCourseLocation
Jul 4JHSC Certification Part 1 Classroom Training Program (Jul 4, 5 & 6)Toronto
Jul 5JHSC Certification Part 1 Classroom Training Program (Jul 5, 6 & 7)Owen Sound
Jul 6Certification Part 2 Health and Community Care Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jul 6 & 7)Kitchener
Jul 20Certification Part 2 Government and Municipalities
Sector Specific Hazards Training (Jul 20 & 21)
Peterborough
Working at Heights Training Program (Jul 20) Toronto


August
Start DateCourseLocation
Aug 16JHSC Certification Part 1 Classroom Training Program (Aug 16, 17 & 18)Peterborough
Certification Part 2 Health and Community Care
Sector Specific Hazards Training (Aug 16 & 17)
Kingston
Aug 17Working at Heights Training Program (Aug 17)Oshawa
Aug 23Certification Part 2 Health and Community Care Sector Specific Hazards Training (Aug 23 & 24)Ottawa