This training kit is designed to help workers, joint health and safety committee members, supervisors, managers and OH&S students and trainees learn:
- how to read OHS legislation and find the legal requirements relevant to their work;
- to use the tools provided to answer questions about the Ontario OHS Act and its regulations; and
- about the OHS Act's provisions and the range and scope of regulations under it.
Together with the corresponding Answer Key and Instructor’s Lesson Plan, this Participant’s Workbook forms a training program designed to help train workers in the OH&S Act. This helpful toolkit is particularly useful in helping employers in Ontario comply with the new legal requirement to provide occupational health and safety awareness training to all workers.
Scope of Program: The training program is divided into two main Parts as follows: Part A contains the information and practice your instructor will help you work through and tools that will assist you in answering the questions in part B. It also contains forms that the class and your instructor will complete to customize for your workplace. Part B contains three Sections of questions for completion by students, organized as follows: Section 1: Understanding and Referencing OHS Legislation Section 2: The OHS Act Section 3: Regulations under the OHS Act. The training workbook allows the workplace to customize the training according to applicable regulatory requirements and an answer key is included with each shipment. The Training Kit includes a lesson plan and a PowerPoint presentation for use in classroom training. (To be used with Pocket Ontario OH&S Act and Regulations 2017.)
New in This Edition:
- Updated to include references to the 2017 Edition of the Pocket Ontario OH&S Act and Regulations.
- References to the new WHMIS 2015 program which implements changes to the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) as a result of the implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) across Canada.
- Changes to Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) (formerly Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)) as a result of WHMIS 2015.
- Updates relating to risk assessments which must be prepared by an employer to identify, assess and manage hazards and potential hazards that might result in injury or illness.