JHSC Certification Part 2 - Mining

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Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, at least one worker member and one management member of the joint health and safety committee (JHSC) are required to be certified. Certification is divided between generic training (Part 1) and sector-specific training (Part 2), which must be taken within twelve months of each other.
This three-day sector-specific training course is designed to provide participants with the information and tools they need as JHSC members to recognize, assess and recommend controls for the hazards that are commonly found in mining sector  workplaces. This includes understanding how to identify the relevant legislation, as well as standards, guidelines and best practices as they apply to the hazards in question.
Course topics include: dust and particulates; mine ventilation; fatigue, stress and the shiftworker; ground control; water management; electrical hazards; lockout; underground haulage; surface mobile equipment and falls from elevations.
Intended Audience: 
The course is designed for JHSC members or anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of the specific hazards within the mining sector.

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Confirmation of Identification:

The instructor will be required to verify participant’s identification by checking valid photo ID prior to the start of the course. Please ensure that you bring one of the following accepted identification credentials with you: Canadian or foreign passport; Canadian citizenship card; Immigration and Refugee Report; Enhanced driver’s licence issued by Ontario; or Ontario Health Insurance Card.
NOTE: Failing to provide the proper credentials will result in a non-completion of the training program and no record of training will be issued.


3 days
Material(s) included with this course: 
Equipment needed: 
June 11, 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
Workplace Safety North
235 Cedar Street
Sudbury, ON
June 11th - 13th, 2024
November 19, 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
30 Algonquin Blvd W
November 19-21, 2024

Please select the session that you would like to register for. If that session is full, please contact training@workplacesafetynorth.ca to be added to a waiting list.