Joint Health and Safety Committee Refresher Certification

Joint Health and Safety Committee Refresher Certification is required to be completed prior to the expiration of your 3-year Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification.

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Course Description

Module 1 – Rights, Duties, Responsibilities of the JHSC
• Legal Requirements
• Joint Health and Safety Committee Functions
• Committee Rights and Duties
• Assessing Health and Safety Hazards
• Recommending Action to Control Health and Safety Hazards
• JHSC Procedures

Module 2 – Rights, Duties, Responsibilities and Functions of Certified Members
• The Role of the Certified Member
• The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work
• Dangerous Circumstances
• The Right to Stop Work
• Work Refusal Process
• Bilateral Stop-Work Procedure
• Unilateral Stop Work Procedure
• Communication
• Skill Upgrading

Module 3 – Roles, Duties and Responsibilities of Workplace Parties
• Duties of Employers and Other Persons
• Duties of Constructors
• Duties of Employers
• Duties of Supervisor
• Rights of Workers
• Duties of Workers
• Health and Safety and the Law
• Internal Responsibility System (IRS)
• Ham Commission

Module 4 – Hazard Assessment
• Introduction
• Hazard Analysis
• Risk Evaluation
• Hazard Control
• Work Practices

Module 5 – Workplace Inspections
• Purpose
• Preparing for an Inspection
• Planning for an Inspection
• Conducting an Inspection
• Emergency Equipment
• Health and Safety Board
• Review and Reporting
• Follow Up
• Workplace Inspection Kit

Module 6 – Changes or Updates to Legislation, Standards and Codes of Practice
• Changes, Updates to Legislation, Standards and Codes of Practice
• Changes, Updates to Legislation, Standards and Codes of Practice Links
• Codes of Practice Links
• New Advances in Occupational Health and Safety Best Practices
• New Hazards that have Emerged in the Workplace

Module 7 – Group Activity
• Scenario #1
• Scenario #2

Module 8 – Additional Tools
• Hazard Assessment Form (blank)
• Hazard Assessment Form for Icy Surface at Front Entrance (Example)
• Health and Safety Action Plan (blank)
• Healthy and Safety Action Plan for Control of Slips, Trips and Falls at the Front Entrance (Example)

Northern Safety Solutions is our trainer and they are an approved provider by MOL to deliver the training.