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    Joint Health and Safety Committee

    Course Curriculum

    Certification Training educates worker and management members of a jotint health and safety committee (JHSC) in fundamental occupational health and safety concepts, to help JHSCs more effectively perform their legislated roles and functions.

    Learning Objectives:
    • Introduction to the Occupational Health and Safety Act
    • Rights, Roles and Responsibilities of the workplace parties
    • Rights, Duties and Functions of the Joint Health and Safety Committee
    • Recognize, Assess, Control and Evaluate
    • Workplace Inspections
    • Accident/ Incident Investigations
    • Occupational Health and Safety Resources

    How can I benefit from this course?

    • How to work effectively as a key member of the JHSC
    • How to carry out your role as a Certified Member
    • Conducting workplace and critical accident investigations
    • Responding to work refusals
    • Advising employers on hazard recognition, assessment, control and evaluation

    Is this course for me?

    JHSCs are required in Ontario workplaces covered by the Occupational Health and Safety Act where 20 or more workers are employed. The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires every Joint Health and Safety Committee to have at least one management and one non-management Certified Member.

    Legislative Reference

    • Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 9 (12)
    • Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation 297/13, Section 5

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    • WHMIS
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    Certification Maintenance Points/ Approval

    • Ministry of Labour Approved
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