Learn about Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), and your rights and responsibilities as a worker.
This course explains your rights and responsibilities as a worker on the job in Ontario, and what the province's Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires from workers, supervisors and employers.
Know your health and safety responsibilities and rights in Ontario.
It is important to understand what the law says and means so that you know your roles and responsibilities, and how this knowledge helps you to stay safe at work. You also need to be aware of common hazards in the workplace, and what to watch out for.
Upon completion of the course you will:
Under the new Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training regulation of the OHSA, which comes into force on July 1, 2014, all employers in Ontario must ensure that their workers complete a basic health and safety awareness training program. This course meets this requirement.
Case studies, quizzes and a final exam help to measure and encourage learning. Upon finishing the course, participants will be able to print a Certificate of Completion. With the purchase of a multi-seat account, employers are able to track and demonstrate that their workers have successfully completed the course.
This course is recommended for Ontario workers and joint health and safety committee members. Managers, supervisors and employers may also find this course helpful.
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
Please note, this course is not eligible for a volume discount.
Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.
This course is also available in French
Item Number: EHSWORKER-P3059EN