Now mandatory in Ontario workplaces: Health and safety awareness training for workers and supervisors
All workplaces in Ontario covered under the Occupational Health and Safety Act must ensure their workers and supervisors have completed a basic health and safety awareness training program. The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) has provided free training material that meets the requirements set out in new Ontario Regulation 297/13 - Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training.
Ontario Mandatory Awareness Training Program links
Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps Sensibilisation des travailleurs à la santé et la sécurité en 4 étapes
Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness in 5 Steps Sensibilisation des superviseurs à la santé et la sécurité en 5 étapes
Resources for Employers
The Ministry of Labour has developed Awareness Training Guidance Tools to help companies assess if their own training programs meet the content requirements under O. Reg. 297/13. These tools can be downloaded in PDF using the links below: