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Security Program as Part of a Workplace Violence Prevention: A Security Toolkit for Community and Healthcare OrganizationsAssault, bullying, vandalism, theft and property damage are unfortunate realities in today’s community and healthcare workplaces. The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires employers to take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect employees and it also outlines the requirements for workplace violence and harassment prevention. Security is an important part of any workplace violence prevention strategy and it involves preventing and/or protecting individuals from harm or injury and preventing and/or protecting property from damage or theft. This webinar will provide insight into security requirements and provide an overview of the newly developed Violence, Aggression and Responsive Behaviour (VARB) Project Security Toolkit that can help organizations, with or without designated security personal establish an effective security 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.
Understanding the Importance of Planning Return to Work for Mental Health, June 21, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm WEBINARAs employers expect a rise in medical leave due to Mental Health, they need to have a Return to Work program in place to successfully reintegrate the employee into the workplace. In this session we will go over relevant legislation and give an overview of the common mental health problems. Successful return to work depends on collaboration between the employee, their employer, and their co-workers. This webinar will look at the consequences of poor return to work planning and what best practices can be applied for a faster transition.
WHMIS 2015 - Moving to Global Harmonized System (GHS) from WHMIS
A free 30 minute joint webinar with MOL Provincial Hygienist and PSHSA Health and Safety Consultant to talk about the current status of GHS. This session will provide an update on what you need to know to prepare for the transition from WHMIS, what we know right now and what we don’t know and how to stay in compliance. The intent of GHS is to help eliminate multiple classification systems and enhance protection of human health by using standard consistent messaging. This webinar is presented by PSHSA and guest speaker from the Ministry of Labour.
This webinar is intended for all sectors and is designed to aid workplaces understand the new GHS system that is coming into effect. WHMIS continues to be enforced at this time but there will be a transition to the new GHS system in the future. GHS is a internally consistent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information through labels and safety data sheets. This webinar is to keep our clients in the loop and up to date as the transition progresses. Future webinars will be held to continue to update PSHSA client groups.
Length: 30 minutes
WHMIS 2015 eLearningThe Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015 is Canada's new national hazard communication standard. This eLearning is designed for all employees at all levels across all sectors. The training provides information on the new WHMIS 2015 standard as well as WHMIS 1988. This design aids learners in identifying the new requirements and changes from their previous WHMIS training while achieving compliance for both. By completing this course, Ontario workers and supervisors will be able to:
- Describe what WHMIS 2015 is and why it is important to workers
- Describe what GHS is and how it affects WHMIS 2015
- Identify the WHMIS 2015 hazard classes and symbols
- Identify the types of information covered on supplier and workplace labels
- Describe the purpose, content and function of a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
- Describe the hazards associated with controlled products
- Describe legal rights and duties under WHMIS 2015