Upcoming Workplace  
Health & Safety Training Sessions
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  
Now 20% off!  
Train Before March 1, 2016   
And Be Certified For Life Before The Standard Changes
Click HERE to register and learn more about our discount so you or your JHSC team members are certified for life in advance of March 1, 2016. Or call Customer Care at 1-877-250-7444
See our full training calendar at the end of this newsletter for  
other courses, dates and locations you may be interested in for Health and Safety training.
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.

Toronto: March 8, 2016
Certification Part Two
Acute Care Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC
This 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 be able to:
  1. Identify the hazards commonly found in acute care 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.

Tillsonburg: February 11, 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.

Brantford: February 3, 2016
Certification Part Two
Long Term Care Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC
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 long term care 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.

Peterborough: February 8, 2016
 
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.

Walkerton: February 1, 2016

January
Start DateCourseLocation

Jan 19

Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 19, 20 & 21)Belleville, Etobicoke,
Hamilton, London,
Sudbury, Toronto
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 19 & 20)Parry Sound

Jan 20

Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 20, 21 & 22)Windsor,
St. Catherines
Jan 21Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 21, 22 & 25)Niagara Falls
Jan 23Certification Part Two Fire Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 23 & 24)Huntsville
Jan 26Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 26, 27 & 28) Mississauga,
North Bay,
Ottawa
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Jan 26 & 27)
Woodstock
Certification Part Two Fire Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 26 & 27)Toronto
Certification 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
Jan 27Certification Part Two Acute Care Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Jan 27 & 28)Thunder Bay
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Jan 27 & 28)
Thunder Bay
Certification Part Two Long Term Care Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Jan 27 & 28)
Niagara Falls
Jan 28

Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Jan 28 & 29)

Ottawa

Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Jan 28 & Feb 3)
Toronto
Certification Part Two Education Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 28)Hamilton
Jan 29Certification Part Two Education Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Jan 29)Windsor


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 3Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 3, 4 & 5)Thornbury
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 3 & 4)
Brantford
Feb 8Certification Part Two Long Term Care Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 8 & 9)
Peterborough
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 8 & 9)Stratford
Feb 9Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 9, 10 & 11)Georgetown,
Milton,
Mississauga,
Thunder Bay,
Waterloo
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 9 &10)
Clinton,
Toronto
Feb 10Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 10 & 11)
Etobicoke
Feb 11Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 11 & 12)
Sudbury
Certification Part Two Acute Care Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 11 & 18)Tillsonburg
Feb 16Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 16, 17 & 18)Barrie,
Toronto
Certification Part Two Acute Care Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 16 & 17)Etobicoke
Certification Part Two Education Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 16)Cambridge
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 16 & 17)Apsley,
Thornbury
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 Education Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 17)Cambridge
Certification Part Two Long Term Care Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 17 & 18)
Georgetown
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 17 & 18)Belleville,
Thorold
Feb 18Certification Part Two Fire Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 18 & 19)Mississauga
Feb 22Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 22, 23 & 24)Toronto
Certification 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, Ottawa
Feb 23Certification Part One for JHSC (Feb 23, 24 & 25)Toronto,
Thunder Bay
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Feb 23 & 24)
Guelph,
Hamilton,
Timmins
Certification Part Two Education Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 23)Thunder Bay
Certification Part Two Laboratories Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 23)Toronto
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 23 & 25)Caledon
Training the Fit Tester for Respiratory Protection (Feb 23)Tillsonburg
Feb 25Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Feb 25 & 26)Hamilton
Training the Fit Tester for Respiratory Protection (Feb 25)Toronto


March
Start DateCourseLocation
Mar 7Certification Part One for JHSC - Emergency Workers (Mar 7, 8 & 9)Orillia
Mar 8Certification Part One for JHSC (Mar 8, 9 & 10)Toronto
Working at Heights Training Program (Mar 8)Sarnia
Mar 10Certification Part Two Police Workplace Hazard Specific for JHSC (Mar 10 & 11)Orillia
Working at Heights Training Program (Mar 10)Sarnia
Mar 16Working at Heights Training Program (Mar 16)London
Mar 28Certification Part One for JHSC (Mar 28, 29 & 30)Milton/
Campbellville
Mar 29Certification Part One for JHSC (Mar 29, 30 & 31)Hamilton