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Paid Training | In-Person Seminar

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

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

Fasken is a Ministry of Labour approved provider of Basic Certification Training and this course is developed in accordance with the training program guidelines set by the Ministry of Labour.


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.


2 days (as per Ministry of Labour requirements)

Upcoming Dates

  • March 23-24, 2020
  • April 13-14, 2020
  • June 4-5, 2020
  • September 14-15, 2020
  • November 9-10, 2020
  • December 14-15, 2020


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

To register, please contact Nick Fan, Marketing Events Specialist at