The Ontario Worker Safety Awareness Training course is comprised of eight (8) Modules; an introduction, six (6) lessons and a final exam.
In the introduction, students are introduced to the course instructor and learn about the functionality of the course as well as the requirements to competently progress through each of the topics.
- Why Incidents Happen
- Why Stop Incidents
- The Blame Game
- The Relevance of Skills and Habits
- Taking Control
- Circle of Influence
- Duties, Rights and Responsibilities
- The Occupational Health and Safety Act
- Duties of Employers
- Duties of Supervisor
- Duties of Workers
- Worker Rights
- Workplace Hazards
- What are Hazards
- Common Hazards
- Controlling Hazards
- Taking Action
- Working Together
- Being a Role Model
- Joint Health and Safety Committees
- Next Steps
- Additional Resources
- Employer Next Steps
- Final Review
- Final Exam
Learners are required to successfully complete a graded final exam, demonstrating competence in the presented course matter, in order to receive their certification.
Upon the successful completion of this Online Ontario Worker Safety Awareness Course, learners will:
- Have the ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of how incidents occur, including many of their main contributing factors
- Understand why assigning “blame” or “fault” can negatively affect attitudes towards safety
- Understand how building skills and learning new habits tremendously affect one’s ability to prevent incidents in every area of your life, not just the workplace
- Know how to take control of and eliminate significant contributing factors that dramatically increase the risk of injury
- Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the duties, roles and responsibilities of workers, employers and supervisors in the workplace
- Have the ability to recognize common workplace hazards and assist in eliminating or reducing them
- Know exactly how to take an active role in the workplace and become a role model for safety
Who should take this course?
Every worker in Ontario is required to take Worker Safety Awareness Training that contains content as outlined by the Ministry of Labour.
Is this course compliant?
Yes, this course meets the Ministry of Labour’s requirements for Worker Safety Awareness training content. Additional training and measures specific to your workplace may be required depending on the circumstances of your operation.
How long does it take to complete the course?
The course takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. Due to several variables including varying learning styles, this time can vary significantly
How long are the certificates good for?
There are no “expiry” dates on our certificates. It’s up to an employer to determine how often their employees are required to receive this training.
Do you offer discounts if I buy courses in bulk?
Absolutely! Employers who would like to train provide this training to their workers are eligible for significant discounts when buying multiple courses.