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In-Person Seminar | Paid Training

Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification - Part 1

Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group, Occupational, Health and Safety Prevention Services, Occupational Health and Safety & Workers Compensation Group
When
Where Fasken
333 Bay St., Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
,
Toronto, ON
Canada
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The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires employers to establish a Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) at a workplace with 20 or more workers, or at a workplace that has a designated substance. The Act also requires that at least 2 members of the JHSC be certified in health and safety.

This Ministry of Labour approved JHSC Certification Part 1 training course is the first step in becoming a certified member. The course provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become certified members by covering topics including:

  • Occupational health and safety roles and responsibilities 
  • The internal and external responsibility systems
  • Functions and powers of the JHSC
  • Work refusals and work stoppages
  • Hazard recognition, assessment, control and evaluation (RACE); and 
  • How to make effective recommendations to the employer

Length

  • 3 days

Agenda

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

Audience

Members of the JHSC requiring certification, managers, supervisors, and employees wanting to learn about OHS legal duties, accident prevention and the role of the JHSC.

Type

This is an in-person only course.

Cost

This three day course costs $495 + HST per registrant.

A secured online payment link will be emailed after registration.

18Hours
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.

Event contact

Nick Fan Marketing Events Specialist +1 416 868 3511