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Upcoming Virtual Safety Connections 

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This energizing platform provides you with an opportunity to connect, exchange ideas and share best practices in workplace health and safety from the comfort of your own home.
 

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Image of a worker wearing a hazard suit with face protection carrying chemical drums

MLITSD Occupational Hygiene Campaigns: The Essentials

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Image of two warehouse workers lifting a skid onto a conveyor belt

MLITSD Materials Handling Campaign: The Essentials

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Safety Connection: Heat Stress

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2 people in warehouse

Safety Connection: MLITSD Fines & Penalties in Warehousing & Distribution

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Two waiters reviewing information on a tablet

Safety Connection: Managing Safety without a Safety Department

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Image of a person conducting health & safety training

Seasonal Worker Safety 1: Effective and Efficient Onboarding

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A female working from home office

Safety Connection: Hybrid Work and the OHSA

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2 people in warehouse

Safety Connection: MLITSD Fines & Penalties in Warehousing & Distribution

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Image of group talking in warehouse

Safety Connection: Breaking Language Barriers: Worker Safety in Manufacturing

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Safety Connection: The Hazards of Working with Battery Electric Vehicles

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Image of a seasonal worker looking at tires

Seasonal Worker Safety 2: Supervision and Leadership

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Safety Connection: Using Consensus in Safety Decision-Making

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MLITSD Materials Handling Campaign: The Essentials

The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) is conducting a Material Handling initiative in the industrial sector from April 1st, 2024, to March 31st, 2025. This webinar, jointly provided by the MLITSD and Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), will provide valuable information to help you and your workplace understand the Industrial sector compliance plan and how to prevent accidents and injury.

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MLITSD Occupational Hygiene Campaigns: The Essentials

MLITSD Occupational Hygiene Campaigns: The Essentials

Join Cristina St. Pierre, MLITSD Provincial Hygienist and Toni Volpato, WSPS Occupational Hygiene Consultant, for this FREE information webinar on two MLITSD Occupational Hygiene Campaigns running April 1st, 2024 to March 31st 2025:

1. Worker Exposures to Chemical Agents in the Workplace

2. WHMIS Training Based on the Amended Hazardous Products Regulations

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Safety Connection: Using Consensus in Safety Decision-Making

Consensus can be considered both journey and destination – a process to arrive at a decision and a decision itself. But when, and why, should organizations consider consensus in safety? In this session, we will dive deeper into when consensus is appropriate, the benefits and drawbacks, learn how to apply consensus techniques to optimize collaborative team-based decision-making in a safety context while building trust and strengthening working relationships, and introduce the groundbreaking High Five Consensus Model. This session is appropriate for JHSCs, workplace and policy committees, and for safety leaders in organizations large and small.

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Safety Connection: Heat Stress

Is heat stress a hazard in your workplace? Heat stress is an issue in many workplaces all year round. Heat stress not only affects employees working outdoors, but also those who are exposed to radiant heat or who come in direct physical contact with hot equipment as part of their job. WSPS Consultants Kristin Onorato and Toni Volpato, joined by John Oudyk, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW), will discuss accessing and using the newly released OHCOW Heat Stress Toolkit and best practices for to recognizing, assessing and controlling heat stress within the workplace.
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Safety Connection: Trauma Informed Workplace

This session will explore the escalating risks faced by workers across Ontario amid many internal and external stressors and address the growing threats of workplace violence and harassment, such as uncivil, disrespectful, and abusive behaviours. We will discuss why these behaviours are on the rise and how a trauma-informed approach can be strategically employed.
This approach aims not only to prevent internal violence and harassment, but also to create a safer environment for employees, emphasizing the importance of a psychologically safe workplace. Participants will gain a better understanding of how past traumas can impact workers’ actions and behaviours in the workplace and how making some adjustments to our approach can improve safety and reduce conflict and misunderstandings on teams.
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Safety Connection: The Hazards of Working with Battery Electric Vehicles

Ontario is quickly becoming a leader in the battery electric vehicle (BEV) sector, with billions being invested by the Ontario government and global automakers. With this emerging technology has come a variety of new hazards that many in the industry do not fully understand. To address this need WSPS has developed a White Paper on the hazards of working with battery electric vehicles. Join Angela Cameron and Sean MacCormack as they discuss BEV hazards, the legislation that applies to working on them, as well as gaps that have been identified in the industry.
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Safety Connection: Managing Safety without a Safety Department

Finding the time and resources for safety can be challenging. Not all workplaces have a team or department of safety professionals at the ready to create and implement safety programs. Join Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) as we tackle how to approach workplace safety without a safety department. We will explore how to accomplish legislated safety tasks and best practices to create a safer workplace, and provide simple tools you can add to your workplace safety program.

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Safety Connection: Hybrid Work and the OHSA

With so many benefits of hybrid work – flexibility, reducing commuting time, and even reducing carbon emissions - many employers are joining the work revolution. But organizations are also struggling to understand their employer responsibilities and how to manage risks. What challenges are hybrid workplaces facing? What’s required to keep workers safe? What’s best practice? And how do we build safety bridges between work and home offices? Join us for an interactive session that will bring clarity to many of these questions and more.

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Safety Connection: MLITSD Fines & Penalties in Warehousing & Distribution

Taking the time to review incidents that have occurred in other workplaces is an invaluable exercise to prevent similar incidents from occurring in your workplace. This session will present several cases related to lift trucks, loading docks, racking, load securement and others. We will apply RACE methodology to each case, namely, recognize, assess, control and evaluate; as well as introduce free valuable resources to support your prevention efforts. Don’t miss out on this informative session to support strengthening your safety management system.
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Seasonal Worker Safety 1: Effective and Efficient Onboarding

As tire shops gear up for seasonal peaks, ensuring the safety of temporary and seasonal workers becomes paramount. This session will focus on providing owners with guidance towards onboarding seasonal staff effectively and efficiently. Discussion topics will include training considerations for experienced vs. inexperienced workers, ensuring safe operation of tools and equipment, fostering worker awareness of hazards and emergency situations, and strategies for overcoming language barriers. By focusing on thorough and consistent onboarding attendees will learn how to mitigate risks and foster a culture of safety, ensuring safe operation during busy seasons.

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Seasonal Worker Safety 2: Supervision and Leadership

Supervisors hold pivotal roles towards ensuring the safety of temporary and seasonal workers during peak tire changeover seasons. This session will explore the key legal responsibilities supervisors hold in maintaining a safe workplace and how to foster a culture of safety that rewards positive behaviours and incentivizes workers to champion safety initiatives. Through practical tips and real-world examples, participants will discover how to effectively communicate safety expectations, address safety issues promptly, and empower their teams.

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Seasonal Worker Safety 3: Worker Rights and Responsibilities

All workers in Ontario, whether permanent, temporary, or seasonal have important health and safety rights and responsibilities that must be understood. In this session, we will discuss strategies to ensure that all workers joining the workplace to support peak tire changeover seasons fully comprehend and are able to exercise their health and safety rights and responsibilities. We'll emphasize strategies for effectively communicating these rights, including the crucial right to refuse unsafe work, and the importance of following requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe operation of tools and equipment. By prioritizing education and empowerment to report safety concerns, participants will leave equipped to uphold a culture where every worker confidently prioritizes their safety and well-being.

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Safety Connection: Breaking Language Barriers: Worker Safety in Manufacturing

Like Canada, your workforce is diverse. Your employees may include new Canadians, temporary foreign workers, or others with English as their second language. In this 45-minute session, our safety experts will provide tips on overcoming language barriers in your workplace. We’ll also connect you with new multilingual resources that can help your workers understand common hazards in the manufacturing sector.

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