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Return to Work - Legislation and Program Development Classroom TrainingLength: Half day
Continuing Education Credits: N/A
PSHSA’s Return to Work: Legislation and Program Development is a half day course that provides information on the legislation requirements and developing a return to work program. The program also includes information on roles and responsibilities, procedures and policies, duty to accommodate and bona fide occupational requirements that impact job retention. There is also sample documentation in the appendix section.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to identify and describe;
- Workplace trends that impact return to work
- Benefits of Return to Work Program
- Applicable federal and provincial legislation related to people with disabilities and return to work
- Elements of the return to work program
- The five steps in the development of a comprehensive return to work program
Slips Trips and Fall Prevention eLearning
Slips, trips and falls are common workplace occurrences that can result in serious injuries and disabilities to workplace parties. This course offers guidance on how to prevent injuries in the workplace that are the result of slips, trips or falls from the same level, and from heights. The purpose is to provide awareness and information on generic STF legislation, duties, responsibilities, hazard awareness and controls.
Appropriate for all sectors, this training is designed for all workers as an introduction and awareness module to slips trips and fall hazards and controls.
Course objectives include:
- Describe the prevalence and impact of slips, trips and falls in the workplace and the need for prevention
- Describe the legislative requirements for supporting slips, trips and falls prevention in your workplace
- Describe the duties and responsibilities of workplace parties (worker, supervisor, employer) in preventing slips trips and falls
- Explain how to recognize, assess and control slip, trip and fall hazards and evaluate controls
- Describe the goals and components of a slips, trips and falls prevention program and how to implement it in your workplace to prevent injuries
Length: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.
This course is also available to upload onto your own Learning Management System. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Vivian Lee will provide insightful guidance on how to speak to colleagues and staff about mental health from the perspectives of various roles in organizations including coworkers, supervisors and managers.
This one hour webinar will provide specific information and guidance about what to say and do without overstepping boundaries or taking on too much responsibility.
The webinar will also review what to do if a coworker or employee discloses mental health issues and how to foster a more open culture in the workplace.
Stopping Stigma – 6 Tips for creating an open and supportive workplace culture on April 24, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PMEmployees with mental health problems often feel isolated and disconnected. They may face barriers due to stigma, reluctance to reach out, and uncertainty about where and how to get help. 39% of Ontario workers state that they would not tell their manager if they were experiencing a mental health problem because of perceived stigma in the workplace about mental health issues. (Dewa, 2014) The statistics tell an important story. One in five Canadians will experience mental illness and two-thirds of Canadians living with mental illness cite stigma as the reason that they do not ask for help. (Bell Canada, 2015). This webinar provides practical steps that a workplace can take to create a more open and supportive workplace culture in an effort to stop stigma.
In summer 2018, cannabis will become legal for recreational use and sale when Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act) is passed. There is growing concern among employers that the increase in recreational sales and users once the Cannabis Act is passed, in addition to the social normalization of cannabis, will lead to higher incidences of impairment in the workplace. The objectives of this webinar are: The objectives of this webinar are:
- To outline the different workplace policy approaches to cannabis impairment
- To understand the pros and cons of workplace drug testing
- To consider alternatives to workplace drug testing