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Paid Training | In-Person Seminar

Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification – Part 1

Occupational Health and Safety & Workers Compensation Group
Where 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400,
Toronto, ON
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This three day course is the first of two steps in becoming a fully certified Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) member. In Ontario, JHSCs are required, by law, to have at least two (2) certified members.

In this course you will learn about:

  • The Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • The roles and responsibilities of the workplace parties under the Act
  • Functions and powers of the JHSC
  • Work refusals and work stoppages
  • Workplace inspections and investigations
  • Hazard recognition, assessment, control and evaluation 
  • How to make effective recommendations to the employer
  • The role of the Ministry of Labour Training and Skills Development
Fasken is an approved provider of JHSC Certification – Part 1 (Basic Certification Training).  This course was developed in accordance with the training program guidelines set by the Chief Prevention Officer of Ontario. JHSC Certification Part 2 must be completed within 12 months of completing JHSC Certification Part 1.
Our in-person learning environment allows participants to share ideas, provide feedback, and openly interact with the instructor in real-time. This type of learning environment allows participants to get the most out of their learning experience so that they can function effectively as JHSC Committee members.


In person training only - Space is limited. 


3 days (*as required by the guidelines set by the Chief Prevention Officer of Ontario)


9:00 am - 5:00 pm (ET) Program


Managers, supervisors, OHS professionals, in-house legal counsel, business owners, workers or union members


This half day course costs $495 + HST per registrant
A secured online payment link will follow after registration

Upcoming Course Dates

  • March 15-17, 2023
  • May 2-4, 2023 
  • September 26-28, 2023
  • December 5-7, 2023


  • Registration fees are not refundable. A credit may be issued in certain circumstances.
  • No credits will be issued for no shows.
  • No credits will be issued for cancellations less than 24 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 24 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.

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