WSBC Compliant Training Programs

WorkSafe Certified Courses have no expiry date, however, the CSA Standard states that a refresher is required after a specified time period.

A:   JOH&S Committee Training

Use of OH&S Regulation

This lesson plan is designed to introduce participants to the organization of Occupational   Health and Safety (OH&S) Regulations, find requirements for your workplace, and locate sources of assistance, as well as accessing WCB resources.

OH&S Programs

This lesson plan covers requirements for establishing Occupational Health and Safety Programs.  You will learn to identify when OH&S programs are required and explain the basic elements of an OH&S program.

JOH&S Committee

This presentation addresses requirements for establishing and maintaining a joint health and safety representative, if a formal committee is not required.

Safety Inspections

This presentation focuses on how to conduct a workplace inspection (OH&S program content element:  Provision for regular inspection).

Accident Investigations & Reports

This lesson plan is designed to introduce participants to accident reporting and investigation, section 172 to 177 of the Workers Compensation Act, Part 3 and sections 3.3 (d) and 3.4 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.

Refusal of Unsafe Work

This presentation is an overview of sections 3.12 and 3.13 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.  Discussions cover the issue of refusing work when an undue hazard exists and focuses on understanding how these requirements should be used in the workplace.

B:  Hazard Recognition & Control

Responsibilities for Safety

Hazard Analysis & Safe Work Practices

This workshop is designed to provide participants with hand-on practice in analyzing components of a job in order to systematically identify related hazards and develop appropriate safe work procedures.

Hazard Recognition & Control - WorkSafe

This course aims at helping participants to identify hazards and apply effective strategies to control them in their workplace.  This course will be of interest to workers, new supervisors, joint health & safety committee members, workers health and safety representatives, and business owners or operators who wish to improve health and safety knowledge in the workplace.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the legal responsibilities of employers, supervisors, workers and others.
  • Explain the individual right and responsibility to refuse unsafe work and the right to be protected from health and safety discrimination.
  • Identify WCB prevention services that help employers and workers to fulfill their health and safety responsibilities.

WHMIS -

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Confined Space

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Fall Protection

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Lock Out

This presentation package is designed to help employers and workers in determining when Lockout is required.

C:  Supervisor Safety Management

This course aims at helping supervisors to exercise due diligence and to carry out their responsibilities for creating and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment.

The course is designed for supervisors, new or experienced, and is also suitable for joint health and safety committee members, worker health and safety representatives, and health and safety professionals committed to reducing workplace injuries and diseases.

Due Diligence

Participants will learn to:

  • Define the meaning of due diligence within the context of the Workers Compensation Act.
  • Explain key factors in the practice of due diligence in the workplace.
  • Explain the concept of due diligence as a defence.
  • Identify the potential legal consequences of failing to exercise due diligence.

WSBC Officer Functions

Participants will be able to identify key WCB Prevention goals and strategies, as well as Explain the priorities and functions of Occupational Hygiene Officers and Occupational Safety Officers.

Risk Assessment & Control

This module is designed to provide employers and workers with the tools to conduct a risk assessment and to plan risk control objectives and measures.

Effective Crew Talks

Participants will be able to :

  • Explain the purpose and benefits of Crew Talks
  • Explain two recommended approaches to developing and delivering a Crew Talk
  • Develop and present a Crew Talk

Safety Inspection Workshop

This workshop is designed to provide participants with an opportunity to review and apply their knowledge about conducting workplace inspections s required by the Workers' Compensation Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Regulation.  Reference Division 4, section 130 (h) & (i), of the Workers' Compensation Act and sections 3.3 (b) and 3.5 to 3.8 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the legal requirements for safety inspections
  • Create an inspection checklist
  • Apply a process to conduct an inspection

Accident Investigations & Reports

This workshop is designed to provide students with an opportunity to review and apply their knowledge about sections 172 to 177 of the Worker's Compensation Act, and sections 3.3 (d) & (e) and 3.4 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the legal requirements for accident investigations and reports
  • Apply the process for investigating accidents  / incidents to:
  • Accurately describe that accident and analyse the facts
  • Determine basic accident causes and contributing facts.
  • Make recommendations for corrective actions

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