JHSC Certification Training Part One


JHSC Part I training is generic to all workplaces. Whether you work in construction, manufacturing, health care, retail, mining, education, or any other type of workplace, everyone takes the same Part I JHSC Certification course. HSPI offers three days of interactive-classroom training. The topics include: occupational health and safety law; rights, duties and responsibilities of the workplace parties; hazard recognition, assessment and control and evaluation of hazard controls; joint health and safety committees; duties and responsibilities of JHSC members and certified members; and health and safety resources.

Participants will:

  • 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; and
  • 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.