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CANNABIS AND THE WORKPLACE 

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October 17, 2018, marked a historic day in Canada. Cannabis is now legal. With the legislative change, comes a minefield of information; both myths and facts. Undoubtedly, this legal change will affect your workplace. What are your duties as an employer or supervisor? What if someone has an authorization for medical cannabis? How do you keep your workers safe? Health & Safety Professionals Inc. is here to help. We will offer regular courses, and update them as research and best practices emerge. We discuss cannabis in our Supervisor course. We are available for onsite training, lunch and learn sessions, and policy and procedure writing. Let us know how we can help.

WHMIS 2015

Are you ready? Beginning in February of 2015, suppliers began changing their labels and safety data sheets over to the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) standards. By the end of 2018, there should be no hazardous products in your workplace with WHMIS 1988 labels or material safety data sheets. HSPI has developed a new program for workers and it will launch on October 17, 2017. Click here to register. We are also available to do in-house training and can make it specific to your workplace.

Approved Providers of Basic Certification Training Parts I and II

Health & Safety Professionals Inc. is an approved provider of Part I and Part II Basic Certification. That makes us the only Chief Prevention Officer approved private provider in Sault Ste. Marie, and the most northern private provider as well. 

HSPI is involved in research with Queen's University

Louise Caicco Tett is pleased to be a part of a research team led by Dr. Joan Almost, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Queen's University, studying Leading Indicators for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems in Healthcare. This research is funded by the Ministry of Labour and co-sponsored by the Public Services Health & Safety Association, Health & Safety Professionals Inc., and The Ottawa Hospital. Click here for more information.

The project is being funded by the Ministry of Labour Research Opportunities Program (ROP) initiative, which invests in research and educational projects that focus on occupational health and safety system priorities.

Vendor of Record for Minister of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) Learning and Training Services

HSPI can provide consulting, delivery and design, and development services in the areas of Executive Leadership Development, Management and Leadership Development, and Health and Wellness. HSPI is also part of the Speakers Bureau.  If your organization is part of the Ontario Public Services, contact HSPI to discuss your learning and training needs.