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Trenching Safety - MunicipalLength: Half day Continuing Education Credits: Certificate, 0.3 CEU Points Trenching or excavation conditions can change at a moment’s notice. This program is designed to raise general awareness of trench entry or rescue. All municipal workers who work in or around trenches should complete this awareness level training. Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to recognize a trench, describe hazards found in trenches, explain the relevant legislation and produce a simple action plan to reduce injuries and fatalities in trenches. Applicable for the Municipal sector, this training will be of interest to municipal workers who work with excavation and trenches as part of their work, all workers who work near or in trenches should complete this awareness level training. Upon completion, participants receive a confirmation of training wallet card. Onsite sessions are available contact your local consultant to arrange this.
Violence in the Workplace PreventionLength: Half day Continuing Education Credits: n/a Risk of violence or harassment in the workplace is not sector or client specific; it can occur in many different forms and in various situations. Training will provide workers and employers with the skills required to manage potential workplace violence and harassment situations safely. This training is applicable to all sectors and designed for all employees or workplaces. This course will explore the impact of workplace violence and harassment on workers, employers and society, as well as the top risk factors. Upon completion of this program, participants will understand how to recognize, assess and control situations that may lead to workplace violence or harassment. Onsite sessions are available contact your local consultant to arrange this.
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
Work-Related Contact Dermatitis and YouWork Related Contact Dermatitis (WRCD) is not well understood by many medical professionals, including workers and employers. Workers with WRCD suffer a broad range of negative effects, from pain & itching, social embarrassment and impaired hand function, to lost time at work and decreases in productivity. With appropriate and timely intervention, however, WRCD can be prevented and these negative effects greatly reduced or eliminated altogether. This module has been designed to provide employers, workers and others with an awareness of WRCD and actions that can be taken to prevent its occurrence. By completing this module, participants will learn that:
- WRCD is common
- WRCD is preventable
- Many workers in Ontario are at risk for WRCD, but don’t know it
- Recovery from WRCD can be difficult for a variety of reasons
- Early medical intervention is critical; the earlier a person with WRCD is diagnosed and treated, the more likely they are to get better