This online Health and Safety Awareness training course explains your rights and responsibilities as a worker on the job in Ontario, and what the province's Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires from workers, supervisors, and employers.
It is important to understand what the law says and means so that you know your roles and responsibilities, and how this knowledge helps you to stay safe at work. You also need to be aware of common hazards in the workplace, and what to watch out for.
The course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
Course Learning Objectives
By taking this online Health and Safety Awareness training course, the user will learn:
- Know your health and safety responsibilities and rights in Ontario
- Understand the importance of the internal responsibility system (IRS), and the duties of the employer, supervisor, and worker
- Be aware of common workplace hazards, including repetitive movements; slips, trips, and falls; working near vehicles; using or working near machinery; workplace violence
- Know where to go for help
This online Health and Safety Awareness training course was designed for employers, employees, managers, and supervisors interested in health in the workplace.
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