JHSC Part 1 & Part 2 Certification Training

H.E.L.P. Safety Services provides CPO Approved Joint Health & Safety Committee Part 1 and Part 2 certification training.

JHSC Part 1

This 3-day course is approved by the Ministry of Labour and applies to all workplaces that require certified members. Provincial legislation mandates that all workplaces that regularly employ 20 or more workers must have a joint health and safety committee. There must be at least one certified worker member and one certified management member on the committee. The purpose of the course is to provide individuals with the knowledge and resources to effectively fulfill their role as certified members.

Successful participants will receive certification from the Ministry of Labour.

Pre-Requisites: None

Course Length: 3 Days

Key Concepts:

  • The certification process
  • The role of a certified member
  • Provincial legislation relating to joint health and safety committees
  • The structure and function of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • The rights, duties and powers of workplace parties
  • How to develop and implement a company health and safety program
  • How to recognize, assess, control and evaluate workplace hazards
  • How to report and investigate workplace accidents and injuries
  • How to access resources that will allow them to receive up-to-date

*Part 2 Certification training must be completed within 6 months of Part 1 in order to maintain Certified status

Successful learners will be issued a wallet card and will receive accreditation from the Ministry of Labour. Additionally, employers will be provided a Record of Training listing the course and the participants who were successfully certified.

JHSC Part 2

Part 2 training is a 2-day course, also known as workplace specific hazard training. Part 2 Training builds on concepts gained in Part 1 training and focuses on hazards present in the workplace that would be most likely to cause injury or illness. This work-specific course will focus on hazards encountered by your workers at your workplace and will provide information and instruction specific to the work conducted and the location(s) in which it is conducted.

Pre-Requisites: Part 1 Certification

Course Length: 2 Days

Key Concepts:

Varies depending on the work and the workplaces. Common examples include:

  • Provincial hazard priorities
  • Slip, trip and fall hazards
  • Violence and harassment
  • Machine and equipment safety
  • Manual material handling
  • Chemical hazards
  • Physical hazards
  • Action plans to address hazards
  • Employer recommendations

*Part 2 Certification training must be completed within 6 months of Part 1 in order to maintain Certified status

Successful learners will be issued a wallet card and will receive accreditation from the Ministry of Labour. Additionally, employers will be provided a Record of Training listing the course and the participants who were successfully certified.