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Safety Connection: Material Handling in Agriculture - MLITSD Initiative

Duration: 1.5 Hours
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) is conducting a Material Handling initiative from April 1st 2023 to March 31st, 2024. This webinar will be focused on Material Handling in an Agriculture setting. Focused Inspections related to Material Handling that put workers at risk of being injured by their movement will begin on May 1, 2023 until March 31st 2024.
Safety Connection Safety Connection: Material Handling in Agriculture - MLITSD Initiative
Registration fee per person: Free
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  • In-person training sessions at a place near you

This training can also be delivered exclusively for your team online or in-person at your premises at a convenient date & time.

Talk to us for availability and pricing at 1 877 494 WSPS (9777)

This webinar, provided by the MLITSD, OFVGA, and Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), will provide valuable information to help you und your workplace better understand Material Handling hazards and how to prevent accident and injury. 


Participants will learn about: 

• Key priority areas and focus of Inspectors 

• Locations and types of workplaces 

• Prevention of injury related to Material Handling 

• What to expect and how to prepare for a focused inspection 

• Key findings to date 

• Applicable resources and supports

How To Register

To find a date and time that works for you click on "online instructor led sessions" 


WSPS Safety Connection events are focused, timely virtual sessions that address hazards and risks in the Agricultural, Manufacturing and Services Sectors. AVAILABLE AT NO COST to all health & safety professionals across the province and across Canada.

What Are The Benefits?
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  • Stay up-to-date on legislative updates, new and emerging hazards, and trending topics in health & safety. 
  • Engage in forward thinking discussions, gain knowledge and discover new approaches from industry colleagues.
  • Network with like minded professionals.
Who Is This Recommended For?
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These events are suitable for all WSPS members and customers within any industry who wish to expand their health and safety knowledge, share best practices and network with their peers.  

  • Health & Safety Professionals
  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Health & Safety Representatives
  • H&S Coordinators
  • HR Professionals
  • Operational Leaders
  • Joint Health & Safety Committee Members
How Can Session Be Delivered?
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  • Virtual facilitated presentation - 1.5 hours in length
  • Encourages an open exchange with Q&As and discussions through virtual chat
  • This event is not a training session
Important: Requirements For Virtual Training
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WSPS uses the Microsoft Teams platform for Safety Connection webinars.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A laptop or desktop. A recent version of Chrome or Edge.
  • A strong internet connection.
  • If possible, connect to your router with an ethernet cable instead of using Wi-Fi. Headset or earbuds are highly recommended.
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