Municipal Health & Safety Course CSA08

Apr 29, 2024 —
May 01, 2024

University of Guelph

PLEASE NOTE: For those who require certification to serve on Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees, PSHSA offers another course that meets the requirements of Part 1 JH&SC certification (Basic Certification).

An overview of occupational health and safety issues and workplace hazards related to Public Works and Roads Departments and how these hazards may cause injury or illness. Legislative requirements as well as best practices will be discussed with an emphasis on recognizing and effectively controlling these sector specific hazards.

Course Content

  • Legislation, regulations and enforcement programs
  • Confined space entry
  • Personal protective equipment and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
  • Trenching
  • Traffic protection
  • Fall protection
  • Workplace inspections and investigations
  • Buyers of service and liability
  • Electrical safety
  • Joint Health and Safety Committees
  • Hazard recognition, assessment and control

Who Should Attend
Road supervisors, forepersons and other personnel involved with supervision in a municipal setting.

This course is recognized by: 

  • This course is a mandatory requirement for the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS) Certified Road Supervisors – Intermediate level (CRS-I) certification program.
  • This course may be used for the technical specialist program only. Point Value = 5
  • The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 2 Continuing Education Units to this course.