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