Health and Safety Representative Basic Training

(HSR Training)

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Duration: One day
Price: $25.00 plus HST

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Overview

The role of Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) in upholding workplace health and safety cannot be understated. These dedicated individuals play a pivotal part in ensuring the well-being of all employees.

HSPI has joined forces with the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) and Ontario’s Safety Partners to present this comprehensive HSR Training eLearning course.

Take advantage of the opportunity to have your training expenses covered through Ontario’s Small Business Health and Safety Training Program.

Train your HSR for free and get reimbursed for the $25 registration fee and $150 for the representative’s training time.

Who should take HSR Training (Basic) eLearning?

Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) in Ontario are a mandated requirement under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) in the following scenarios:

  • at a workplace that regularly employs 6-19 workers

  • at a construction project that employs 6-19 workers and is expected to last more than three months

  • at a construction site that employs more than 5 workers and where work will be completed in under three months
  • in a farming operation which regularly exceeds 5 workers and no JHSC is required

This HSR Training eLearning course proves invaluable across various sectors and workplaces that are required to appoint an HSR in Ontario. Delve into the details of an HSR’s responsibilities and employer obligations under the OHSA for a more profound understanding.

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What Will You Learn in HSR Training?

Throughout this HSR training eLearning course, you will explore a range of fundamental topics, including:

  • Occupational health and safety law

  • Rights, duties, and responsibilities of workplace parties
  • Duties and responsibilities of the HSR as stipulated in the OHSA
  • Identifying common workplace hazards
  • The process of recognizing, assessing, controlling, and evaluating hazards (RACE methodology)
  • Applying the RACE methodology to address workplace hazards effectively
  • An overview of health and safety resources accessible to all workplace stakeholders
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Additional Details

Eligible small businesses have the opportunity to seek reimbursement through Ontario’s Small Business Health and Safety Training Program. This program covers the $25 registration fee and $150 for the representative’s training time, totalling $175.

For your business to qualify for Ontario’s Small Business Health and Safety Training Program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Employ 6–19 workers in an Ontario workplace or be required to appoint an HSR under special circumstances.
  • Possess a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) number.
  • Ensure your appointed HSR completes the training with a participating provider before March 31, 2024.
  • The reimbursement portion of the program will come to an end on March 31, 2024 at 5pm.
  • Any learner who has completed the module and has a certificate of learning in hand can get their employer to apply for the reimbursement until 11:59 pm July 15, 2024.
  • Retain a copy of the HSR Basic Training certificate of completion.

To embark on this eLearning journey, ensure that you have:

  • Access to a computer, laptop, or tablet
  • A reliable internet/WIFI connection
  • Google Chrome as your recommended browser
  • Your unique login credentials for HSPI’s Learning Management System (BIS Trainer)

For the purpose of processing and validating an application for reimbursement under the Small Business Health & Safety Training Program, the name of the individual taking the Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Basic Training and their email will be disclosed to the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development.

By proceeding with purchasing or registering for this course, you hereby consent to the collection and processing of information, as applicable, by the Ministry and its third-party service providers for the purpose set out above.

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For any inquiries concerning the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information related to the Small Business Health and Safety Training Program, please contact the Training and Awareness Branch, Prevention Division, Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) via email at Prevention Feedback@ontario.ca or by phone at 1-416-212-9871.

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