As the second part of the JHSC certification process, Sector Specific Certification assists JHSC members with issues particular to their work environment. To complete Certification Part Two, both management and worker members of the JHSC must receive training in the significant hazards found in their workplace.
Upon completion of Certification Part Two, participants will be able to identify the hazards commonly found in education settings, and describe how they may cause injury or illness. The program will enable participants to effectively recognize and assess these sector specific hazards, as well as outline methods for controlling them. Participants will also learn about relevant legislation, standards and guidelines.
Who's This Course for?
Appropriate for the Education sector, this program is the second part of the training process for individuals to be certified under guidelines established and enforced by the Ministry of Labour. Workplaces that regularly have 20 or more employees must have at least two personnel that have completed the certification training. To complete the Certification program, you must receive training in the significant hazards found in their workplace. Sector Specific Certification assists JHSC members with issues particular to their work environment.
If you do not see a scheduled sector-specific JHSC Certification Part 2 session that suits your needs, please view our scheduled General JHSC Certification Part 2 courses which can also utilize sector-specific content, or contact your Consultant.
What hazards are covered?
The following significant hazards in the Education Sector will be provided and include the following:
- Slips, Trips and Falls
- Musculoskeletal Disorders
- Workplace Violence and Harassment
- Machinery and Equipment
- Physical Agents
Additional resources for hazards typically found in the Education Sector will be provided and include the following:
- Material and Student Handling
- Chemical Agents
- Biological Agents
- Emergency Preparedness