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Health & Safety Orientation Training Session


The Province of Ontario has introduced new mandatory health and safety awareness training for all workers and supervisors as of July 1, 2014. This training is required under Ontario Regulation 297/13 Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training, pursuant to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The training is aimed at increasing workers’ and supervisors’ knowledge of basic rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and to heighten awareness of basic workplace health and safety issues.

Length: 30 mins

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to general safety guidelines and procedures required
  • Introduction to the Workplace and Environmental Health & Safety Policy
  • Employer, supervisor and worker responsibilities
  • Worker rights
  • Joint Health and Safety Committees
  • Hazard information
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Incident Reporting
  • Health & Safety Resources
In addition to this orientation, please refer to the training matrices for information on the additional required health and safety training for your job.  Also refer to the job hazard analysis component for complete information.