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In-Person Seminar | Paid Training

Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification - Part 2: Office Workplace Hazards

Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group, Occupational, Health and Safety Prevention Services, Occupational Health and Safety & Workers Compensation Group
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The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires employers to provide training to at least two members of the Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC), one representing management and one representing workers.

The first step in complying with the Part Two Certification process is for the employer to complete a workplace hazard assessment to determine "significant hazards". JHSC members who successfully complete Part One training are required to receive further training on the "significant hazards" specific to their workplace. This training must take place within 6 months of having completed Part One training.

This 2 day course reviews the common "significant hazards" of an office workplace, in accordance with Ministry of Labour program criteria. Office workplace hazard recognition, assessment, control and evaluation are the focus of this course and participants will review how to complete an Action Plan with employer recommendations based on hazards within their own workplace. Participants will also learn how to complete the process for becoming a certified member of the JHSC.

This course, designed by our team of Occupational Health & Safety Consultants and approved by Norm Keith, B.A., J.D., LL.M. CRSP, a leading employment and labour lawyer and author of Canadian Health & Safety Law, focuses on:

  • Review of the JHSC Part 1 training program
  • Review of the concepts of hazard recognition, assessment, control and evaluation (R.A.C.E.)
  • How to apply the R.A.C.E. concepts to “significant hazards” in an office workplace including:
  • Workplace Violence & Harassment
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Emergency Response and Preparedness
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Manual Material Handling
  • Hazardous Products/Chemicals
  • Ergonomics
  • Electrical Hazards


  • 2 days


  • 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)


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.


This is an in-person only course.


This two day course costs $425 + HST per registrant.

A secured online payment link will be emailed after registration.


  • No refunds or credits for no shows
  • No refunds or credits for cancelations less than 48 hours before a course
  • Participants can request a one-time deferral and the credit must be used before the end of the calendar year. Requests for a deferral must be made 48 hours prior to the start of the course. If the course is only offered once that year, the credit can be applied to another OHS course within that same calendar year
  • In the event that Fasken cancels a course, the participant can choose either a credit or a refund for the course amount
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.

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