Regardless of your specific workplace sector, Part One Basic Certification training is generic to all workplaces that require certified members. Upon successful completion of Part One Basic Certification training, you will have six months to complete Part Two Workplace Specific Hazards training, which focuses on a minimum of six identified hazards for your workplace. Canadian Business Health Management Inc. is a Chief Prevention Officer-Approved training provider for Part One, Part Two and JHSC Refresher training.
Part One Basic Certification Training Theory Outline (3 Days):
- Certification process
- Legislation and regulations
- Duties of employers & other parties
- Toxic substances
- Right to refuse or stop work
- Reprisals from employers prohibited
- Offences and penalties
- Due diligence
- Safety/psychosocial hazards
- Health hazards
- Hazard recognition process for inspections
- Basic hazard assessment methods
- Hazard control methods and evaluation
- Legal requirements/reporting process
- Reporting systems/roles-responsibilities
- Conducting successful interviews
- Prevention resources
- Final Exam
Certification Process for Part One, Part Two and Refresher Training:
- Complete the 3-day Part One Basic Certification training
- Within six months, identify your specific workplace hazards and complete Part Two Workplace Specific Hazards training
- CBHM strongly suggests arranging this training within subsequent weeks of Part One Basic Certification training (or at time of booking) to continue to develop and hone your knowledge and skills effectively
- Every three years take a JHSC Refresher training program to keep you up to date
Which Workplaces Must Have Joint Health and Safety Committees?
- If your workplace has 1-5 employees, you are not required to have a JHSC or a health and safety representative unless a designated substance regulation applies to your workplace.
- If your workplace has 6-19 employees, you are required to have one health and safety representative who is selected by the workers they represent. If a designated substance regulation applies to your workplace, you are required to have a JHSC.
- If your workplace has 20-49 employees, you are required to have a JHSC. The committee must have at least two (2) members; 1 manager and 1 worker.
- If your workplace has 50 or more employees, you are required to have a JHSC. The committee must have at least four (4) members.