Upcoming Workplace  
Health & Safety Training Sessions
November and December 2015


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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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.

Mississauga: November 17, 2015
Certification Part Two
Acute Care 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 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.
Peterborough: December 8, 2015
 
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 - 1 day
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.
 
Certification Part Two
EMS/Paramedic 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 emergency medical 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.
Sault Ste. Marie: November 29, 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.
Peterborough: November 16, 2015
Sault Ste. Marie: November 28, 2015
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.

Designated Officer Program - 1 Day
This program is designed for emergency services personnel who wish to become the designated officer within their organization, as required by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

At the end participants will be able to:
  • Recognize, assess and control common communicable diseases in the emergency services.
Participants will also learn about relevant legislation, standards and guidelines.

 
Health and Safety for Supervisors and Managers - 2 Days
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.

Thunder Bay:
Stouffville:
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.

 


November
Start DateCourseLocation
Nov 3
London
Certification Part One for JHSC (Nov 3, 4 & 5)Milton
Certification Part One for JHSC (Nov 3, 4 & 5)Welland
Certification Part Two Long Term Care Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Nov 3 & 4)
Etobicoke

Nov 5

Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Nov 5 & 6)

Nov 10

Hamilton
Certification Part One for JHSC (Nov 10, 11 & 12)Vaughan
Nov 12 Walkerton
Training the Fit Tester for Respiratory Protection (Nov 12)Kingston
Nov 16Certification Part Two Fire Workplace
Hazard Specific for JHSC (Nov 16 & 17)
Peterborough
Nov 17Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Nov 17 & 18)
Toronto
Certification Part Two Long Term Care Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Nov 17 & 18)
London
Certification Part One for JHSC (Nov 17, 18 & 19)Markham
Certification Part One for JHSC (Nov 17, 18 & 19)Mississauga
Certification Part One for JHSC (Nov 17, 18 & 19)Ottawa
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace
Hazard Specific for JHSC (Nov 17 & 18)
Grafton
Nov 19
Nov 21
Certification Part Two Fire Workplace Hazard
Specific for JHSC (Nov 21 & 22)
Nov 23
Nov 24
Certification Part Two Acute Care Workplace Hazard
Specific Training for JHSC (Nov 24 & 25)
Certification Part Two Fire Workplace Hazard
Specific for JHSC (Nov 24 & 25)
Nov 25
Nov 26
Certification Part Two Education Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Nov 26)
Nov 27
Certification Part Two Education Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Nov 27)
Nov 28
Certification Part Two Fire Workplace Hazard
Specific for JHSC (Nov 28 & 29)
Nov 29
Certification Part Two EMS/Paramedic Workplace Hazard
Specific for JHSC (Nov 29 & 30)
Nov 30


December
Start DateCourseLocation
Dec 1
Certification Part Two Community Care and Group Home
Workplace Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Dec 1 & 2)
Certification Part Two Municipal Workplace
Hazard Specific for JHSC (Dec 1 & 2)
Dec 2
Certification Part Two Education Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Dec 2)
Dec 3
Certification Part Two Education Workplace
Hazard Specific Training for JHSC (Dec 3)
Dec 5
Dec 7
Certification Part Two Laboratories Workplace
Hazard Specific for JHSC (Dec 7)
Dec 8 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 9


January
Start DateCourseLocation
Jan 12 Kingston
Certification Part Two Fire Workplace Hazard
Specific for JHSC (Jan 12 & 13)
Trenton

Jan 19

Etobicoke
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 19, 20 & 21)London

Jan 20

Jan 26 Mississauga
Certification Part One for JHSC (Jan 26, 27 & 28)North Bay

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.