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Ministry of Labour Announces Changes to JHSC Certification Training

The Ontario government recently announced plans to change the Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) Certification Training program standards. The planned changes will: Allow Part I of JHSC Certification Training to be delivered online, in addition to the 3-day in-person…

5 Benefits of Diversifying Your Joint Health and Safety Committee

There are many benefits to an effective Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) in the workplace. An active JHSC can: Increase safety culture in your workplace Enhance safety communication Provide a way to empower employees Ensure your organization remains compliant…

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The Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) as Workplace Change Agents

Many businesses have identified that stagnancy doesn’t promote growth; most growth is the result of the change, adaptation, and natural evolution. So, within a business, there are many change agents in place that help drive and support organizational changes. A…

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When the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) Doesn’t Agree

Sometimes, even the most well-oiled JHSC may disagree. Disagreements may include: What constitutes a hazard How to control a hazard Whether or not a recommendation is required The nature of the recommendation Responsibility for implementing the recommended control Disagreeing can…