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Basics of Supervision

Jun 13th, 2011Comments Off on Basics of Supervision

  • This two-day training focuses on teaching supervisors their roles and responsibilities under the OHSA. All employers are required to appoint a Competent Supervisor to provide information and instruction for the Health and Safety of workers in the workplace. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), a supervisor is defined as a person who either has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker. Any person in a Supervisory Position (crew leader, foreman, site supervisor, manager etc.) which Directs, Controls, Instructs or otherwise supervises the actions of workers is required to have adequate training for this purpose. Program Content Legal Responsibilities Participants will learn how to: Workers
  • The Role of the Ministry of Labour and its Inspectors
  • Accident Investigations and Workplace Safety Inspections
  • Locate and cite sections in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and applicable regulations
    • Identify the duties of a constructor, employer, supervisor, and workers as detailed in the OHSA
    • Work stoppage and work refusal process and the role of the supervisor
    • Familiar with the Internal Responsibility System
    • Legislation referencing and non-Compliance
    • Ministry of Labour interventions
    • Workplace inspections and hazard assessments
    • Critical injuries and fatalities

Supervisor Health and Safety and the Law

Jun 13th, 2011Comments Off on Supervisor Health and Safety and the Law

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AS REQUIRED BY THE “OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT AND REGULATIONS”

  • Under Section 25 (2)(c) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, it states that “An employer shall ensure that when appointing a supervisor, appoint a competent person
  • Section 25(2)(a) says that employers are required to “provide instruction and supervision to a worker to protect the health or safety of the worker”
  • Section 25 (2)(h) states that an employer “take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of workers.
  • WSIB WorkWell audit section 2.1(c) and 6.1(h) both require the employer to demonstrate that they have provided training to supervisors.

Participants will receive training in the following elements:

  • Changes to Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario
  • Benefits of a Health and Safety Program, Policies & Safe Work Instructions
  • How to read and understand the Act and its related regulations
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Employers, Supervisors and Workers
  • The Role of the Ministry of Labour and its Inspectors
  • Accident Investigations and Workplace Safety Inspections

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health and safety training online course in TorontoOccupational Health and Safety Training

Occupational Health and Safety Training is our business. Our clients rely on our expertise for their OH&S training needs. We strive to stay current with ever changing legislation in order to bring our clients and their staff the information needed to comply with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and maintain a healthy and safe workplace. We have training programs,which include such topics as: WHMIS, Fork Lift Operator Certification, Propane, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, First aid and CPR, Fall Arrest, Respirator and Fire Protection.

Proudly Serving the Greater Toronto Area

Workplace Health and Safety Services are available for our clients and include such issues as: Audits, Workplace Inspections, Fire Safety and Evacuation Plans. We cater to the Greater Toronto Area including Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Markham, Pickering and Ajax.

We have recently added On-line Safety Programs to assist our clients with such issues as WHMIS and TDG.

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