Human Resources and Health and Safety Information Ontario

WSIB Return to Work Programs

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One of the key components to a return-to-work program (RTW) is communication. It needs to be communicated to ensure accountability and effectiveness. If your company does not have a RTW program, it is recomended that one is developed. It should outline the steps to assist workers to return to... Read More ››

Overlooked Aspects of Fall Protection Training

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In most companies, there is an effective fall arrest system in place to protect workers. However, many in the industry believe rescue is the most overlooked aspect of fall protection. Many times an effective rescue can be accomplished through the simplest plan possible   It is important to remember that 911 is... Read More ››

Workplace Violence & Harassment Training

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All workers have the right to attend a safe workplace and the Ministry of Labor reminds people that preventing work-related injuries is the most important job at any workplace. Violence and harassment at work are two major safety issues that have recently been introduced. June 15th marked the fourth... Read More ››

Working at Heights and Fall Protection Training

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Course content includes: Legal requirements under the following legislation Understand the principles of basic hazards and  controls of fall prevention Ladders Scaffolds Powered elevation work platforms Protective covers Warning barriers and bump lines Guardrails Travel-restraint systems Fall-restriction & safety net systems Fall-arrest components Bottoming out Pendulum effect Emergency rescue... Read More ››

Commissioner of Oaths and Affadavits

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Commissioners of oaths are persons who are empowered under provincial legislation to administer and witness the swearing of oaths or solemn affirmations in the taking of an affidavit for any potential legal matter. Commissioners of oaths are also empowered to witness any declaration as required under a statute. The... Read More ››