Safety Representatives Resource Book
This quick reference guide summarises the key components of HSWA including the roles and responsibilities of PCBUs, officers, workers and others in managing workplace health and safety risks. It gives examples to explain certain concepts and directs readers to where they can find guidance on how to meet regulatory requirements. As this guide will be updated regularly, please check the WorkSafe website for the latest version. All work and workplaces are covered by HSWA unless specifically excluded. Designated agencies are government agencies other than WorkSafe designated to carry out health and safety functions for certain sectors. A duty holder is a person who has a duty under HSWA. There are four types of duty holders — PCBUs, officers, workers and other persons at workplaces.
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Skip to content Ontario. 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 workers 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. Workers 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.