To successfully complete Certification 1 training as outlined by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires that if an employer regularly employs more than 20 people or there are designated substance in the workplace, a Joint Health and Safety Committee must be established.
Participants will learn:
- A thorough examination of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
- Hazard Identification and Control including Risk Assessment,
- Accident and Near Miss Investigation Techniques – interviewing, scene management, proper report writing
- Policies and Programs
- Work Refusals and Work Stoppages
- Prevention Resources – PPE, machine guarding
Materials – Course reference materials and legislation will be provided.
Length – 2 full days – preferably consecutive
Certifications – Each participant will complete a Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Test. Upon successful completion, participants will receive Part 1 Certification by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and be fully registered.
Who Should Attend – Every Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) must have at least two Certified members: one representing workers and one from management. One worker and one management designated JHSC member must complete both Part One and Part Two of the Training to become a Certified Member by the WSIB. Many companies have their Supervisors attend this program as a Due Diligence initiative.
This course is sanctioned by the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB).