Joint Health & Safety Committee Certification - Part One

3 days


The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires that certain members of a Joint Health
and Safety Committee be certified through a two-part training program. Delivered over a
three-day period, this first part will give participants a thorough understanding of occupational
health and safety legislation, rights and responsibilities of workplace parties, and essential
principles for the identification and control of hazards in the workplace.

Course Components

  • Internal Responsibility System
  • Understanding the law and its enforcement
  • Employer responsibilities and worker participation
  • Joint Health and Safety Committees
  • Health and safety policies, programs and reviews
  • Hazards identification, assessment and control
  • Workplace inspections and investigations

Participants must complete JHSC Part Two training within 12 months of completing Part One in
order to qualify for certification.


If you meet the above requirements and are interested – LiUNA Local 506 Members can apply directly from the Member Portal