Joint Health and Safety

Northern Training Division
Credential Earned: Training Certificate
Campus: Timmins
Program Length: 2 Days / 3 Days

Part 1: Basic Certification (3-Day Workshop)

Part 1 of training is generic to all workplaces that require both employer and worker certified members, regardless of workplace sector. Upon completion of Part One training, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the certification process and explain the role of the certified member
  • Describe the importance of occupational health and safety and outline the roles of each of the workplace parties
  • Identify occupational health and safety legislation, demonstrate how to access information from it, and explain the basic rights, responsibilities, and training requirements
  •  Describe the purpose, legal requirements for, and rights, duties, and function of JHSCs and describe how a functioning JHSC works
  • Describe the rights, duties and responsibilities of JHSC members and certified members
  •  Describe the categories of hazards and the basic process of recognizing, assessing, and controlling hazards, and evaluating the hazard controls
  • Explain hazard recognition and the process for workplace inspections and identify the legal requirements
  • Explain the purpose of and describe basic methods for doing a hazard assessment
  • Explain the purpose of, and describe basic methods of, hazard control
  • Explain the purpose of the evaluation of hazard controls
  • Practice hazard recognition, assessment, and control, and evaluation of the hazard controls
  • State the requirements for, and describe the processes for, reporting and investigating fatalities, critical injuries, work refusals, and complaints of dangerous circumstances
  • Review and understand the legislative requirements for access to occupational health and safety information and demonstrate how to access typical sources of occupational health and safety information


Part 2: Workplace Specific Hazards Certification (2-Day Workshop)

Upon completion of Part Two training, learners will be able to:

  • Describe key concepts of Part One training including the process of how to recognize, assess and control hazards, and evaluate the hazard controls
  • Apply recognition, assessment, control, and evaluation principles to each of the workplace hazard(s) selected for the training program
  • Create a draft action plan and recommendations for the employer on at least one hazard


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