Important Notices & Accommodations

Program Description

This is an introduction to provincial health and safety legislation in Ontario including the responsibilities of employers, supervisors, and workers. Participants will learn their health and safety responsibilities under the provincial legislation and how to relate them to their specific workplace. Participants are provided with a copy of the Act.


Program Content

  • The Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • To whom the Act applies
  • The internal responsibility system
  • Duties of constructors, employers, supervisors, workers, and suppliers
  • Training for committees and safety representatives
  • Toxic substances—how they are controlled
  • Refusal to work—who can refuse; procedures
  • Reprisals, notices, enforcement
  • Offences and penalties
  • Regulation 851 for Industrial Establishments

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who does not already know their health and safety responsibilities under the legislation in Ontario.



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Learning Evaluation

Participants will take part in a series of worksheet exercises. There are no pass/fail criteria assigned to this program.

The participant must meet the evaluation requirements in order to obtain a certificate of completion. A record of training suitable for framing will be sent to each participant who satisfactorily completes the course.


Participant Course Evaluation

At the end of the training, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate and provide comments about the training they received.


Registration fees for IHSA’s in-class training courses will be increasing. If you are registering for a course scheduled to take place prior to March 31, 2024, the price is unchanged. If you are registering for a course scheduled for April 1, 2024 or later, the price will be higher. Please see the tables below for more information.

Sessions After April 1, 2024

The new pricing listed below will come into effect on April 1st 2024

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

Session Details

From: Aug 20, 2024 - To: Nov 26, 2024
City: Any
Region: Any

E109092Occupational Health and Safety Act-Industrial Regulations8/20/2024 8:00:00 AMWellandNiagara Safety Village Register
E111865Occupational Health and Safety Act-Industrial Regulations10/8/2024 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E114116Occupational Health and Safety Act-Industrial Regulations11/26/2024 8:00:00 AMWindsorThe Safety Village - Windsor Register