Safety, Health and the Law (1 day)

Safety, Health and the Law (1 day)
A one-day course designed to raise awareness and working knowledge of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act) and regulations.

17942  Training

Description

The Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations sets out the minimum standards for health and safety in Ontario's workplaces as well as duties and responsibilities of all workplace parties.

Contravention of the Act or regulations could result in fines of up to $25,000 for an individual and/or up to 12 months imprison-ment, or up to $500,000 for a corporation.

Safety, Health and the Law is a one-day instructor-led course designed to raise awareness and working knowledge of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act) and regulations. Participants gain practical experience to enable application of knowledge to their workplace using the Carswell consolidated version of the Act.

Prerequisite

None

Delivery method

This course is delivered in a public classroom and/or can also be delivered in an on-site location.

Please contact Customer Care at 905-614-1400 or 1-877-494-WSPS (9777) for more information about availability and on-site pricing.

Topics include

  • Introduction to OHS Act
  • General duties
  • Joint health and safety committees
  • Work refusals.

Upon completion, you will be able to

  • Navigate through health and safety legislation and understand the administration and application of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Understand the general duties of employers, supervisors and workers
  • Learn how to recognize toxic substances that can be present in the workplace
  • Understand procedures for a work refusal and a work stoppage in the workplace
  • Identify requirements for notices, reporting and injuries and illnesses and keeping records.

Target audience

This course is suitable for those who are required to use the Act but are not familiar or experienced in its application or use.

  • JHSC members (non-certified)
  • Managers
  • Health and Safety Coordinators
  • Supervisors
  • Others responsible for health and safety in the workplace.
  • Safety, Health and the Law - Volume Discount

    Volume discounts for selected training, which have been marked throughout the catalogue, are shown below.

    3-5 participants 10%
    6-9 participants 15%
    10+ participants 20%


    1. Participants must be from the same organization
    2. Participants must register for the same course. However, course dates and locations can vary; CSA/WSPS courses excluded
    3. Registrations must be received by WSPS at the same time

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$249.00

Select a Scheduled Location and Date

9 scheduled date(s)
Location Function No. Date Time Notes Price
Guelph - Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton 201363 Jun 20, 2017 08:30:00 AM $249.00
London - Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn 201365 Nov 02, 2017 08:30:00 AM $249.00
Mississauga - WSPS Training Facility 200855 May 19, 2017 08:30:00 AM $249.00
Mississauga - WSPS Training Facility 200856 Jul 24, 2017 08:30:00 AM $249.00
Mississauga - WSPS Training Facility 200857 Oct 27, 2017 08:30:00 AM $249.00
Mississauga - WSPS Training Facility 200858 Dec 08, 2017 08:30:00 AM $249.00
Scarborough - Best Western 200640 Apr 13, 2017 08:30:00 AM $249.00
Scarborough - Best Western 200641 Nov 03, 2017 08:30:00 AM $249.00
Windsor - Holiday Inn and Suites 201364 Sep 26, 2017 08:30:00 AM $249.00