Upcoming Workplace  
Health & Safety Training Sessions
December 2015 and January 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.

JHSC Certification 1 and 2  
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Train Before March 1, 2016   
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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.

Etobicoke: January 19, 2016
Kitchener: January 12, 2016
Niagara Falls: January 21, 2016
North Bay: January 26, 2016
Belleville: January 19, 2016
Mississauga: January 26, 2016
Certification Part Two
Community Care and Group Home Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC
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 their workplace.

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.

 
Certification Part Two
Education - Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC

The course is available in French in Gloucester, December 8, 2015.

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 1 day course 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 be able to:
  1. Identify the hazards commonly found in educational and cultural 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.

Gloucester: December 8, 2015
 
Certification Part Two
Fire Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC
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 their workplace.

At the end participants will be able to:
  1. Identify the hazards commonly found in fire services.
  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.

 
Certification Part Two
Laboratories Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC
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 their workplace.

At the end participants will be able to:
  1. Identify the hazards commonly found in laboratory 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.

 
Certification Part Two
Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC
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 their workplace.

At the end participants will be able to:
  1. Identify the hazards commonly found in municipal and provincial government 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.

Parry Sound:
January 19, 2016
Pikwàkanagàn Golden Lake:
December 15, 2015
Alliston:
January 6, 2016
 
Health and Safety for Supervisors and Managers
The program enhances a participants' knowledge of legislated health and safety responsibilities, the internal responsibility system, worker's rights and the supervisor's role in workplace management.

Upon completion of this program, participants will have met the requirements of section 27 of the Act in relation to supervisor/manager competency. This program is designed for all supervisors and managers and is applicable across all sectors.

Stouffville: December 5, 2015
 
Training the Fit Tester for Respiratory Protection
Participants will learn about the legislation, knowledge and skills required to conduct their own qualitative fit testing (QLFT) as outlined by the CSA Standard Z94.4-11.

This 1/2 day course will train participants on the requirements within a respiratory protection program and qualify them to educate and prepare workers for the fit test.

 


December
Start DateCourseLocation
Dec 1Certification Part One for JHSC (Dec 1, 2 & 3)Sudbury
Certification Part One for JHSC, Fire Services Workers (Dec 1, 2 & 3)Trenton
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Dec 1 & 2)
Toronto
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace
Hazard Specific for JHSC (Dec 1 & 2)
Mississauga
Dec 2Certification Part Two Education Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Dec 2)
Welland
Dec 3Certification Part Two Education Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Dec 3)
Cobourg
Certification Part Two Community Care and
Group Home Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Dec 3 & 4)
Oakville
Dec 5Health and Safety for Supervisors and Managers (Dec 5 & 6)Stouffville
Dec 7Certification Part Two Laboratories Workplace
Hazard Specific for JHSC (Dec 7)
Toronto
Formation d'agrément niveau 1 (7, 8 et 9 Dec)Gloucester
Dec 8Certification Part One for JHSC (Dec 8, 9 & 10)Peterborough
Certification Part One for JHSC (Dec 8, 9 & 10)Toronto
Certification Part Two Acute Care Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Dec 8 & 9)
Peterborough
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace
Hazard Specific for JHSC (Dec 8 & 9)
Hamilton
Dec 9Training the Fit Tester for Respiratory Protection (Dec 9)London
Dec 10Formation d'agrément niveau 2 - secteur éducation (10 Dec)Gloucester
Dec 15Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Dec 15 & 16)Pikwakanagan Golden Lake
Certification Part One for JHSC (Dec 15, 16 & 17)Sarnia


January
Start DateCourseLocation
Jan 6Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 6 & 7)Alliston

Jan 12

Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 12, 13 & 14)Kingston

Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 12, 13 & 14)

Kitchener

Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 12 &13)Milton/Mississauga West
Certification Part Two Fire Workplace Hazard
Specific for JHSC (Jan 12 & 13)

Trenton

Jan 14Certification Part Two Education Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 14)Dublin
Jan 18Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 18, 19 & 20)Midhurst

Jan 19

Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 19, 20 & 21)Belleville
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 19, 20 & 21)Etobicoke
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 19, 20 & 21)Hamilton
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 19, 20 & 21)London
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 19 & 20)Parry Sound
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 19, 20 & 21)Sudbury
Jan 20Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 20, 21 & 22)Windsor
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 20, 21 & 22)Thorold
Jan 21Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 21, 22 & 25)Niagara Falls
Jan 26Certification Part Two Long Term Care Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Jan 26 & 27)
Ottawa
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 26 & 27)Midhurst
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 26, 27 & 28)Mississauga
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 26, 27 & 28)Ottawa
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 26, 27 & 28)North Bay
Jan 27Certification Part Two Long Term Care Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Jan 27 & 28)
Niagara Falls
Jan 28Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Jan 28 & 29)

Ottawa

Certification Part Two Education Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 28)Hamilton


February
Start DateCourseLocation
Feb 1Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 1 & 2)Walkerton
Feb 2Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 2, 3 & 4)Caledon
Feb 8Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (8 & 9)Stratford
Feb 9Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 9, 10 & 11)Milton
Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 9, 10 & 11)Mississauga
Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 9, 10 & 11)Thunder Bay
Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 9, 10 & 11)Waterloo
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 9 &10)
Clinton
Feb 10Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 10 & 11)
Etobicoke
Feb 11Certification Part Two Acute Care Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 11 & 18)Strathroy
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 11 & 12)Sudbury
Feb 16Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 16, 17 & 18)Barrie
Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 16, 17 & 18)Chatham
Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 16, 17 & 18)Toronto
Certification Part Two Long Term Care Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 16 & 17)

Etobicoke

Feb 17Certification Part Two Acute Care Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 17 & 18)Ottawa
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 17 & 18)North Bay
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 17 & 18)Belleville
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 17 & 18)Thorold
Feb 22Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 22 & 23)Peterborough
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 22 & 23)Milton
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 22 & 23)Ottawa
Feb 23Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 23, 24 & 25)Thunder Bay
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 23 & 24)Hamilton
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 23 & 24)Timmins
Certification Part Two Education Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 23)Thunder Bay
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 23 & 25)Caledon
Feb 25Training the Fit Tester for Respiratory Protection (Feb 25)Toronto

Registration for our 2016 Safety Groups Program Is Now Open.

Apply Before December 1st, 2015!

If you're currently a PSHSA Safety Group member, use your WSIB firm number to log in to the Members Only area,
   
Safety Groups are an initiative from WSIB that allow groups of companies to pool their health and safety experience and resources to help improve their prevention systems. Safety Group members can reduce their workplace injuries and illnesses and be rewarded with rebates on WSIB premiums.

Download the 2016 Safety Groups Application:


Please ensure that your registration form is signed on pages one and two, then scan the form and email it to us at: safetygroup@pshsa.ca Note: The deadline for 2016 Safety Group applications is December 1, 2015. If you have any questions about completing the form, please contact your PSHSA Consultant.