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Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness in 5 Steps

The Occupational health and safety awareness training provides a basic understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), and does not replace any sector specific, hazard specific, or competency specific training.

This training introduces supervisors to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. It focuses on the health and safety rights and responsibilities of workers, supervisors and employers. It also serves as a general introduction to workplace health and safety.

Supervisors can use this free training program as one way to meet the minimum training required by the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training regulation.

The program can be completed using the workbook or the eLearning module.


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This online learning module takes 45 - 60 minutes to complete.

The module is unable to keep track of your progress, so it must be completed in one sitting.

You will receive a "Proof of Completion" certificate once you complete the training. You must save and/or print the certificate before exiting the module. The Ministry of Labour will not store your certificate, or keep a record of training. Please keep a copy for your records.

This resource requires Internet Explorer (9 or 10), or Chrome 17 or higher. Note: Those using Windows 7 as their operating system are advised to use Google Chrome 17+.

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