Joint Health and Safety Committee

We have partnered with Industrial and Construction Safety Solutions (ICSS) to provide a CPO-approved JHSC training program.

Part 1: Basic Certification (3-day course)

This certification provides an overall knowledge of health and safety that applies to all workplaces. This interactive course is a necessary component for Joint Health & Safety Committee members as it brings the Internal Responsibility System (IRS) into practice.


  • Introduction to Training
  • Health & Safety & The Law
  • Policies & Programs
  • The “Joint Health & Safety Committee”
  • The Certified Member
  • Identification & Hazards & Control Measures
  • Identification of Health & Safety Hazards
  • Assessment of Health & Safety Hazards
  • Control Measures for Health & Safety Hazards
  • Investigation Techniques
  • Health & Safety Resources
  • Communication

Part 2: Workplace – Specific Hazard Training (2-day course)

This certification is focused on the significant hazards in your workplace. An understanding of the recognition, assessment, control, and evaluation process in identifying these hazards provides certified members with the skills to apply their knowledge to a safe and healthy workplace.


  • Overview of The Workplace Health & Safety Program
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Workplace Violence & Harassment
  • Slips Trips & Falls
  • Air Quality & Ventilation
  • Work-Related Driving
  • Emergency Planning

In order to become a certified member of the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC), members must successfully complete Part II of the certification training within six months of completing Part I.

Refresher Training (1-day course)

This training maintains your Joint Health & Safety certification within 3-years of being certified.


  • Workplace Roles & Responsibilities
  • JHSC – Rights, Duties & Functions
  • The Certified Member
  • Hazard Management
  • Changes in Legislation, Regulations, Codes of Practice
  • Your Workplace – Best Practices & Challenges