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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Health and Safety Orientation

Please note: Our Health and Safety Office is currently in the process of having this training module updated. You are encouraged to check back as of October 31, 2021. For further assistance, please email healthandsafety@ontariotechu.ca

This training covers everything Ontario employees are required to know about basic occupational health and safety. All Ontario workers and supervisors are required to take this training as mandated by the provincial government through a new regulation under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. This course explains your rights, responsibilities and what is required from you as a worker on the job in Ontario. This knowledge will help you stay safe at work as it will teach you to be aware of common hazards and what to watch out for in the workplace.

Health and Safety Orientation for Supervisors

Course Description
Course Length Approximately 45 minutes
Mode of Delivery Online

Who is required to take this training?

For anyone who has an employee reporting to them.
Learning Objectives Upon completion of Health and Safety Orientation for Supervisors, participants will be able to:
  • Know and describe your health and safety responsibilities and rights in Ontario.
  • Understand and describe the importance of duties of the employer, supervisor and workers.
  • Explain the RACE method for recognizing, assessing, controlling and evaluating workplace hazards.
  • Explain the role of a health and safety representative and a joint health and safety committee.
  • Be aware of common workplace hazards, including repetitive movements; slip, trips, falls; working near vehicles; using or working near machinery; and workplace violence.
  • Know where to go for help.

 

Health and Safety Orientation for Workers

Course Description
Course Length Approximately 45 minutes
Mode of Delivery Online

Who is required to take this training?

For workers who do not have an employee reporting to them.
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of Health and Safety Orientation for Supervisors, participants will be able to:

  • Know your health and safety responsibilities and rights in Ontario.
  • Understand the importance of duties of the employer, supervisor and workers.
  • Be aware of common workplace hazards, including repetitive movements; slip, trips, falls; working near vehicles; using or working near machinery; and workplace violence.
  • Know where to go for help.

To complete this compulsory training, please visit one of the module links below that best suits your position and follow the login instructions.

Health and Safety Orientation for Supervisors

Health and Safety Orientation for Workers

Training Frequency:

Training renewal does not have specific time period or expiry date. Re-training will be required if any of the following occurs:

  • Someone demonstrates a lack of understanding and knowledge about Health and Safety Orientation Guidelines.
  • Conditions in the workplace have changed and there is new information available

Do you want to check your training record?

All Ontario Tech employees can view their training record at any time by logging in with their individual Banner number and network password.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW TRAINING RECORD

 

Have a question or need help?

To request training in an alternate format, please email HRaccessibility@ontariotechu.ca or call July Day at 905-721-8668 ext 3649.