Ontario Joint Health & Safety Basic Level 1

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Health and Safety Knowledge for the Workplace

The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires employers to ensure at least one certified member represents management and one certified member represents workers on the Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC). This training provides participants with an overall knowledge of health and safety that is applicable to all workplaces. This three-day course covers the first part of the training required for you to be a certified member of a workplace Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC).  Combined with Part Two, it leads to certification under Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development guidelines.

Who should attend?

All JHSC members, including alternate members or other workplace parties, including supervisors and managers, to build their health and safety expertise.

What you’ll learn

  • Relevant occupational health and safety legislation
  • Your legal rights and responsibilities as a JHSC member
  • Common workplace hazards and key steps to addressing them
  • How to conduct workplace inspections and incident investigations
  • How to function effectively as a JHSC member
  • Recognize workplace hazards
  • Evaluate the risk of accidents/incidents, injuries and illness
  • Respond to employee health and safety complaints and suggestions
  • Maintain and monitor injury and work hazard records


Jerry Traer


3 Day @ 8:30–4:30 pm


$ 495.00 plus HST, includes parking


Email Colleen Ringham cringham@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2497 for question

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