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JHSC (Part II) Certification for Industrial Hazards

Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group Course (Fasken Martineau Institute)
When
Where Fasken Martineau
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
,
Toronto, ON
Canada
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Overview

The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires employers to ensure at least one certified member represents management and one certified member represents workers on the Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC). After completion of Part One certification of JHSC members, Part Two sector-specific hazard training is required. 

This course will provide training on the significant hazards common to the majority of workplaces in the industrial sector. In order to achieve complete certification from the Ministry of Labour, completion of sector-specific training is required for JHSC members.

This course, designed by Norm Keith, B.A., J.D., LL.M., CRSP, a leading employment and labour lawyer and author of Canadian Health & Safety Law, will provide JHSC members with sector-specific hazard training, a required component of the JHSC certification process in Ontario. 

After successul completion of Part I and Part II JHSC training, JHSC members will be eligible to be granted "certified member status" from the Ministry of Labour.

This course will cover:

  • Review of JHSC basic certification concepts
  • Hazard identification, assessment and control
  • Training on the following "significant hazards":
    • Equipment and machinery
    • Electricity
    • Noise
    • Material handling
    • Work at heights
    • Chemicals
    • Welding
    • Indoor air quality
    • Confined spaces
    • Housekeeping
    • Ergonomics

Length 

2 days

Dates

  • October 22 to 23, 2014

Agenda

  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Program
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (on your own)

Note: The hours from this non-accredited seminar may be applied towards the 9 Substantive Hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada for Ongoing Members. Please note that this seminar is not accredited for Professionalism Hours and cannot be counted for New Members or for Professionalism Hours for Ongoing Members.

Audience

JHSC Part One-certified members, managers, supervisors, and employees interested in learning about controlling hazards in the industrial workplace.

Type

This is an in-person course.

Cost

The cost of this seminar is $395 plus HST per registrant.

RSVP

This course has been cancelled. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

If you would like further information on future courses, please contact Cassandra Patrick at cpatrick@fasken.com.