This course is the first step in training Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) members under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Ministry of Labour. Participants must complete both Part 1 and Part 2 training to be certified. Ontario workplaces with 20 or more regular employees must have a JHSC, with at least two certified members: one representing workers, and one from management. This course provides overall knowledge of health and safety that applies to all workplaces. Students will understand the relevant legislation as well as their legal rights and responsibilities as a JHSC member. Identifying common workplace hazards and the steps to assessing and controlling these hazards will prepare students to carry out workplace inspections, accident investigations and other functions of JHSC members.
This course is part of the following microcredential(s):
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Not all courses are offered each term.Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.