Maintaining a safe and healthy environment at work is a top priority for many workplaces who rely on the hard work of their Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC). When a Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) is operating effectively, the number of incidents in the workplace is greatly reduced. Help your committee achieve better results by following these tips from Occupational Safety Group Inc. when you lead your next Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) meeting.
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) was developed in response to the workers' right to know about the potential hazards with any chemical substance they use at work. It has been 25 years since WHMIS came on the scene. It was a Canadian creation that has served our needs greatly so far.
All over the world different countries have similar systems in place, but with the advent of globalization, a universal system has been introduced.
Bill 132 – It’s Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment
Effective March 8, 2016 the Ontario government has passed Bill 132 – It’s Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment. Bill 132 will come into force on July 1, 2016. Employers will have until January 1, 2017 to achieve compliance.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour has officially APPROVED Occupational Safety Group Inc. as a training provider for the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) Certification Program - Part 2 under the NEW training standard, which is set to launch March 1, 2016!