Health and Safety Representative Basic Training (HSR) | Online

This one-day, eLearning basic training program will help health and safety representatives (HSRs) perform their legislative functions. This basic training program is useful for workplaces that require an HSR, regardless of sector.

The training covers:

  • Occupational health and safety law
  • Rights, duties and responsibilities of the workplace parties
  • Duties and responsibilities of the HSR under the Ontario Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
  • Common workplace hazards
  • Hazard recognition, assessment, control, and evaluation (RACE methodology) of hazard controls
  • Applying the RACE methodology (recognize, assess, control and evaluate) to a workplace hazard
  • Health and safety resources available to the workplace parties

Ontario’s Small Business Health and Safety Training Program will reimburse eligible employers for health and safety representative training for a selected employee in an Ontario workplace. The program will cover the course registration cost of $25 (if applicable) for the representative and $150 toward the cost of the representative’s training time, for a total reimbursement of $175. For details about eligibility and the claim process, follow this link: Small Business Health and Safety Training Program (gov.on.ca)

Duration: 6 hours

Member Price: $0

Non-Member/Public Price: $25

Privacy Notice: For the purpose of processing and validating an application for reimbursement under the Small Business Health & Safety Training Program the name of the individual taking the health and safety representative training and their email will be disclosed to the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development. 

By proceeding with purchasing or registering for this course, you hereby consent to the collection and processing of information, as applicable, by the Ministry and its third-party service providers for the purposes set out above. 

Any questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information for the Small Business Health and Safety Training Program can be directed to the Training and Awareness Branch, Prevention Division, Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development by email at PreventionFeedback@ontario.ca or by phone at 1-416-212-9871. 

By selecting to register for this program you agree to CLAC sharing the name and email address of the learner with the MLITSD.