JOINT HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE CERTIFICATION PART 1
A Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) is required by law if your company has 20 or more employees. It is also specified that 1 worker and 1 manager of every JHSC must be trained in the Fundamentals of Health and Safety as well as Workplace-Specific hazards. This is known as the Part 1 and Part 2 Certification.
JOINT HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE CERTIFICATION PART 2
Occupational Health and Safety Consultants Inc. teaches a Joint health and Safety Certification Program which will help you ensure that your company comply with legal rights and obligations to fulfill the requirements for Certification training under the Occupational health and Safety Act . To prove Due Diligence and to comply with the Ontario’s Health and Safety Laws.
Our WHMIS four (4) hour program will provide your employees with an understanding of the fundamental requirements of WHMIS legislation, as well as, provide useful comprehension of the hazards, classifications and the health effects of such hazards.
Our Safe Operation of a Lift Truck Program has been used widely in the area and is noted to be entertaining as well as accurate and comprehensive. This course is designed and delivered by Certified Safety Professionals to comply with the Ministry of Labours Guidelines and CSA Standard B335-94, as well as incorporate the International Truck Associations Recommended Practices. The (2) part course covers (A) the theory of operation as well as (B) the onsite skills evaluation.
LOCKOUT /TAGOUT PROGRAM
- Purpose of Lockout/Tagout
- Legal Requirements for Lockout
- Types of Hazardous Energy
- Procedures for Lockout/Tagout
- View Lockout Video
CONFINED SPACE AWARENESS TRAINING
Topics to be covered over the four (4) hours of training will be….
- Legislation (New Ontario Regulation for confined space 632/05)
- Permit required Confined Space
- General Requirements
- Hazards of a Confined Space
- Control of Confined Space Hazards
- Respiratory Protection (SCBA)
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Ventilation and Air Monitoring
Electrical power is a dangerous force that requires proper understanding in the workplace. This course defines the requirements for work practices that workers should use to avoid injury from a release of electrical energy when performing tasks involving electrical power. The specific information in this course enables the student to prevent or minimize exposure to all widely recognized electrical hazards. This program is in line with the new CSA Standard Z462-08
- Employers’ Responsibilities
- Supervisors’ Responsibilities
- Workers’ Responsibilities
- How electricity works
- Fuses and circuit breakers
- Grounding and GFI’s
- PPE requirements
- Arc Flash
- Lockout Procedures as per CSA Z462-08
- Outlets, plugs and extension cords
The Pre-Workwell Audit is inclusive of an on-site visit to review documentation, interview committee members and observe operations plus a written report with areas of deficiencies if any are found. Comments or suggestions found in this report will assist you and your staff to develop and implement an occupational health and safety program that meets your business' needs. We use the same Workwell audit tool the WSIB uses. By having us complete the pre-Workwell you will insure that everything will be in place for when the WSIB does there audit.
DUE DILIGENCE SEMINAR
The purpose of OHSC’s Due Diligence program is to:
- To provide all Senior Managers and Owners with an overview of their key
- OHS responsibilities to meet Due Diligence under OHS Act and OHS regulation.
- To provide an overview of relevant policies, procedures, systems and services that are
- available to help Supervisors, Senior Managers and Employers to meet their responsibilities.
- To ensure all Supervisors, Senior Managers and Employers are aware of and are implementing the corporate risk management system for identifying, assessing and controlling risks to health and safety in their workplace.
Occupational Health and safety Consultants Inc. training will meet all legislative requirements, reduce injuries, accidents and compensation costs. The fall protection training regulations effective June 12, 2002 are as follows… (1) An employer shall ensure that a worker who may use a fall protection system is adequately trained in its use and given adequate oral and written instructions by a competent person. (2) The employer shall ensure that the person who provides the training and instruction referred to in section (1) prepares a written training and instruction record for each worker and signs the record. (3) The training and instruction record shall include the worker's name and the dates on which the training and instruction took place. (4) The employer shall make the training and instruction record for each worker available to an inspector on request. (5) OH&S Act Reg. 85(a) the worker shall wear a serviceable safety belt or harness and lifeline adequately secured to a fixed support and so arranged that the worker cannot fall freely for a vertical distance of more than 1.5 meters.
Having completed this train the trainer training course, participants will be able to:
- Promote learner participation and involvement by using effective questioning techniques in a training session
- Evaluate personal training strengths and areas to work on
- Define the factors that promote learning
- Apply the concepts of NLP and Accelerated Learning in training
- Understand the difference between training and presenting information
- Use recognized success measures to assess effective learning
- Define effective feedback
- To provide participants a general understanding of the safe and efficient handling of propane gas tanks.
- Participant will be able to identify specific health & safety hazards associated with changing propane tanks on Industrial Forklifts, and propane space heaters.
- To certify participants in the safe handling of Propane gas.
OVERHEAD CRANE TRAINING
Overhead crane training / hoists sling operator certification safety course is taught by our professional staff of trainers and consultants. They will teach your employees the basics of safe crane /sling operation and pre-shift inspections, so as to increase productivity and efficiency while reducing the risk of product damage, property damage, and accidents.
ERGONOMICS/WORKSTATION ASSESSMENTS PURPOSE
(i) Assess individual workstations to determine key ergonomic hazards.
(ii) Provide office ergonomics training
Action (Phase I):
The physical assessment of the workstation will include, objective measurements using calibrated measuring devices, interviewing worker and general observation.
Action (Phase II):
If this is a bulk assessment format, each individual worker is advised about potential solutions to their specific ergonomic issues and education is provided one on one. If possible, immediate correction is implemented (e.g. adjusting chair).
Action (Phase III):
ulk Format: After all workstations are evaluated, a summary of the necessary ergonomic intervention(s) required for each workstation will be prepared. This report will not follow the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) format but will provide both the ergonomic hazard and possible correction(s) (similar to a Job Hazard Assessment). Standard Assessment: The standard assessment will be a more detailed report and provide a more in depth analysis of the workstation following the guidelines of the ACE report writing format and comparing the risk factors to the established criterion.
RESPIRATORY FIT TESTING (Fit testing and Awareness program)
During the training session these topics will be covered:
- Hazard Identification
- Types of Respirators
- Respirator selection
- Fitting Limitations
- Face Seal Checking
- Negative Face Seal Check
- Positive Face Seal Check
- Qualitative Methods
- Quantitative methods
- Record Keeping
- Care and Maintenance
TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS
- Current and relevant legislation concerning TDG
- Responsibilities of Shippers, Carriers, Receivers of dangerous goods
- Classification of dangerous goods,
- Labeling and placarding requirements
- Preparation of shipping documentation (including waste manifest)
- Definitions and reporting requirements for dangerous occurrences
What causes accidents? You will find out in this ½-Day session. You’ll learn how to choose the best corrective actions and apply the proper investigative techniques to avoid the harmful and expensive impacts of accidents.
FIRST AID & CPR
Ontario First Aid regulation (Reg. 1101) states that at least one worker per shift must be a qualified in delivery of first aid who works in vicinity of a first aid station with a first aid box. Organizations must ‘be prepared’ by having trained employees to deal with emergencies.
WORKPLACE INSPECTIONS TOPICS COVERED; OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT
- Roles & Responsibilities
- JHSC members
- IRS ( Internal Responsibility System)
- Ticketing Powers of the Inspectors
RECOGNIZE, CONTROL, AND ASSESSING HAZARDS
- Types of Hazards
- All factors contributing to Hazards
- What is a workplace inspection
- Types of inspections
- Principles of conducting an effective workplace inspection
- Ensuring thorough recommendations and follow up