Employment Ontario Approved Training Programs

Welcome to eLearning for Job Seekers. Health and Safety Training is important for your safety and employers are required to ensure that workers are adequately trained. Being able to show that you have taken safety training courses may make you a better candidate for employers.

Getting Training is easy

Step 1 – Chose the safety training course you would like to take by clicking on the course link. You can take as many courses as you want, but let’s start with one.

Step 2 – You will be taken to a web page that will ask you for some required information. You should have been provided with an access code by your Employment Ontario office. You will need this code to gain access to the training.

Step 3 – Start Learning.

After each course, you will be able to print and/or save a Certificate of Training. This will conveniently allow you to have the ability to provide your proof of certification to prospective employers at any time.

Health & Safety Representative Training (Ontario)

Course Length- 6 to 7 hours
Certificates are issued upon completion.

This course is recognized by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.  Participants will have an understanding of the following upon completion of this course:

  • Occupational health and safety law;
  • Rights, duties and responsibilities of the workplace parties;
  • Duties and responsibilities of the HSR under the OHSA;
  • Common workplace hazards;
  • Hazard recognition, assessment, control, and evaluation (RACE methodology) of hazard controls;
  • Applying the RACE methodology (recognize, assess, control and evaluate) to a workplace hazard; and
  • Health and safety resources available to the workplace parties.
  • Recommendations that safety reps should take sector specific health and safety training to address hazards that are specific to their workplaces.

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Ladder Safety (Ontario)

Course Length 25 to 30 minutes
Certificates are issued upon completion
Available in French

This course addresses the common hazards associated with using ladders in the workplace

  • Health and safety legislation
  • Duties of the employer, supervisor, worker and the Safety Rep.
  • The causes of injuries and accidents related to ladder use
  • Ladder selection
  • Types of portable ladders
  • Materials and standards
  • Setting up ladders
  • Climbing a ladder safely.
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Ergonomics and Manual Material Handling

Course Length 60 minutes
Certificates are issued upon completion
Available in French

This is a very important course that could prevent serious injuries in any workplace.

At the end of the course, participants should have an understanding of the following:

  • Become familiar with Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
  • Review of the duties and responsibilities of employers, supervisors, workers and the Health & Safety Rep.
  • Understanding of the legislation that applies to ergonomics in Ontario.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of MSDs
  • Consider ergonomics with respect to workplace design
  • Learn how to recognize, assess and control common workplace ergonomic hazards
  • Review safe lifting techniques for back safety
  • Understand the importance of ergonomics and the “Return to Work” process
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WHMIS -Global Harmonized System for Workers

Course Length 60 to 70 minutes
Certificates are issued upon completion
Available in French

WHMIS training is mandatory for all workers that may be handling or be exposed to chemicals in the workplace.  This is an excellent course to take to ensure you understand how to work safely with chemicals.

Upon completing this course you should have a good understanding of the following?

  • An overview of WHMIS
  • WHMIS-related legislation and regulations
  • The roles and responsibilities of the supplier, employer and employee
  • WHMIS and workers’ rights
  • Types of hazards, routes of entry and control measures
  • Hazardous product classifications and symbols
  • Safety data sheet and labelling requirements
  • Additional information, such as exemptions.
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Workplace Accident Investigations

Course Length 1 hour
Certificates are issued upon completion
Available in French

If part of your job may see you investigating accidents, incidents or near miss events, this is a must have training.

After completing this course, you should have a good understanding of the process involved in incident investigations.

The following are covered in this course;

  • Types of accidents and incidents
  • The roles and responsibilities of the supplier, employer and employee
  • The legislation that would apply in Ontario
  • Reporting obligations, both internal and external
  • Investigation process, including:
    • securing the scene
    • collecting data through investigation techniques and interviews
  • Written reports and recommendations
  • Basic fundamentals of an Early and Safe Return to Work for injured or ill workers
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Workplace Safety Inspections

Course Length 40 to 50 minutes
Certificates are issued upon completion
Available in French

Every worker has a responsibility to inspect their workplace for hazards. If you are a health and safety representative or a supervisor, you have more responsibilities to inspect your workplace.

This course will cover the following topics;

  • Learn about the different types of inspections
  • Responsibilities of the employer, supervisor, worker and the safety representative as they would apply to inspections
  • Legislation that would apply to Ontario workplaces.
  • Learn how to prepare for an inspection
  • Become familiar with “conducting” a workplace inspection
  • Understand the recording process
  • Become familiar with preparing recommendations
  • Learn the value of follow-up and monitoring
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Workplace Violence Awareness for Workers.

Course length 30 min
Certificates are issued upon completion.
Available in French

Violence and Harassment could be in any workplace in Ontario. Understanding what is violence and harassment and how to deal with situations is important.

At the end of this course, you should have a good understanding of the following;

  • Definitions and legislation related to both workplace harassment and workplace violence
  • Duties of employers, supervisors, workers and the safety rep.
  • Legislation that applies to Violence in the workplace.
  • Strategies to address harassment in the workplace
  • Various types of workplace violence
  • The impact of violence in the workplace
  • Domestic violence in the workplace – what it is and steps to help minimize the risk
  • Work refusals – as it relates to workplace violence
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Slips, Trips and Fall Prevention

Course length 30 minutes
Certificates are issued upon completion
Available in French

Every workplace will have things in it that could cause a worker to slip trip or fall.  Having a good understanding of the things that cause workers to slip or fall will help you prevent a serious injury.

During this course you will have a good understanding of:

  • Applicable legislation and regulations
  • The duties of the employer, supervisor, worker and the safety rep to prevent slips and falls.
  • The definitions of slips, trips and falls
  • The three different types of falls
  • Risk factors for slips, trips and falls in the workplace
  • Control measures to reduce the risk of a slip, trip or fall.
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Biological Hazards in the workplace

Course 1 hr,
Certificate issued.
Available in French

This course will ensure that participants will be able to:

  • Describe what bloodborne pathogens are and where they are found
  • Understand what Hepatitis B and HIV are and the possible occupational risks to workers
  • Recognize and apply the Standard Precautions
  • Know how to protect themselves by using Personal Protective Equipment
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About Industrial Safety Trainers

We at Industrial Safety Trainers believe that we can make a difference. We provide training and consulting services that will change the way workers look at safety in the workplace. We offer a very unique way of training; a discussion based method of learning. Our training team is a highly skilled group of certified professionals with a wealth of industry experience and work related background but most importantly, they are passionate about safety training. Our support staff strives to understand our client realities and through collaboration and purposeful listening ensures facilitation of each specific training or consulting request. Each team member works tirelessly to make the registration process for training courses easy and enjoyable.

We operate offices out of Barrie and Ottawa. Industrial Safety Trainers is becoming one of the largest training providers in Canada. Training can take place at a variety of different training venues such as our state of the art mobile training center called the Safety Bus, our conference centers located at either our head office in Barrie or our new training centre in Ottawa, along with other locations that we feel are appropriate for training courses to be delivered.

“We believe the goal of making a workplace safe should not be a burden to the employer, it should be easy and affordable. We strive to ensure that our clients are educated about the applicable provincial and federal safety laws and how they should be applied.”