JHSC Certification Training Part One

Duration: Three Days
Price: $495 plus HST
Group Price(4 or more): $475 plus HST
Instructor: Louise Caicco Tett




The JHSC Part I certification covers the first part of the training required for you to become a certified member of a workplace Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC). Combined with JHSC Certification Part II, it leads to certification under Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) standards. Our course is applicable to all sectors.

You must complete JHSC Part II training within one year of completing JHSC Part I. There are no extensions.

Health and Safety Professionals Inc. is an Ontario Chief Prevention Office (CPO) approved training provider for the JHSC Certification training program.

Who should take this course?

  • JHSC Part I training is generic to all workplaces irrespective of their sector.
  • Workplaces that regularly employ 20 or more employees at any given time must have at least two certified members on their Joint Health and Safety Committee; one from management and one chosen by the workers or union.
  • Any worker including members of JHSC, supervisors, managers and other workplace parties who wish to increase their health and safety knowledge, regardless of any previous experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the certification process and explain the role of the certified member
  • Describe the importance of occupational health and safety and outline the roles of each of the workplace parties
  • Identify occupational health and safety legislation, demonstrate how to access information from it, and explain the basic rights, responsibilities, and training requirements
  • Describe the purpose, legal requirements for, and rights, duties, and function of JHSCs and describe how a functioning JHSC works
  • Describe the rights, duties and responsibilities of JHSC members and certified members
  • Describe the categories of hazards and the basic process of recognizing, assessing, and controlling hazards, and evaluating the hazard controls
  • Explain hazard recognition and the process for workplace inspections and identify the legal requirements
  • Explain the purpose of and describe basic methods for doing a hazard assessment
  • Explain the purpose of, and describe basic methods of, hazard control
  • Explain the purpose of the evaluation of hazard controls
  • Practice hazard recognition, assessment, and control, and evaluation of the hazard controls
  • State the requirements for, and describe the processes for, reporting and investigating fatalities, critical injuries, work refusals, and complaints of dangerous circumstances
  • Review and understand the legislative requirements for access to occupational health and safety information and demonstrate how to access typical sources of occupational health and safety information

What topics will be covered?

The following topics will be covered over three days.

  • Certification training and importance of OHS
  • Health and Safety Law and the Legislation
  • JHSCs and Certified Members
  • JHSC Roles and Responsibilities
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Hazard Management Assessments
  • Incident Investigation
  • Research and Resources

Course Material

You will receive the following material when taking JHSC Part I training.

  • JHSC Part I participant workbook
  • HSPI's exclusive OHSA Reference Guide
  • OH&S Act and Regulations pocketbook (Green book), and a
  • Digital copy of a certificate of completion upon successfully completing the training. We send your training records to SkillsPass.

Course Evaluation

  • The instructor regularly checks in with learners as they apply their knowledge through workbook exercises and case studies.
  • The final evaluation is given to each learner when they have completed the course on the third/final day of the course.
  • The learner must successfully achieve a passing grade of 75% or more in order to get a certificate and proceed to taking the JHSC Part II training.


  • Our Training coordinator and IT team will be available during the training for support throughout the course.
  • You will need a computer and internet connection to attend the training. We recommend the use of a computer or laptop for a better experience.
  • The course will be delivered using Zoom. Use the test link to make sure you can access Zoom on your device.

JHSC Part I and Part II bundle

We offer a bundle price if you sign-up for the JHSC Part I and II courses. Save up to $125.
JHSC Part I and Part II (two days): $800 + HST
JHSC Part I and Part II (three days): $1000 + HST

*Contact us for group discounts if you have eight or more participants.