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WEBINAR: Health and Safety Basics

WEBINAR: Health and Safety Basics

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Join Barrie Chamber of Commerce, MLITSD, WSIB and WSPS in this webinar on getting back to the basics of Health & Safety. We will be discussing worker rights and employer responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. We will also touch on financial rebates and free resources for small businesses. The webinar will include a Q&A session where you can ask the important questions that you need answers to.

Due to popular demand, join us for our FREE webinar presented by Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development (MLITSD), Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS). In this session, we will review:

1.  Free Health and Safety resources for small business.

2.  Health and Safety at Your Workplace: What You Need to Know to comply with OHSA requirements.

3. Health and Safety Excellence program: the financial rebates and recognition awards for H&S improvements in your workplace.

4. Other free health & safety, and operational resources for small business.

5. Q&A

Bill Chen

An Account Representative (Small Business) with Workplace Safety & Prevention Services. His job is to reach out to small businesses and community organizations across GTA and provide free resources in health and safety. Bill also volunteers with WSPS to deliver health and safety presentations to co-op students and newcomers.

Adina Croitoru

The Small Business Program Specialist with the Occupational Health and Safety Branch in the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.  Her role includes  providing interpretation of Health and Safety legislation and regulations and presents the Ministry position on small business health and safety issues. In 2019, she managed the Small Business Outreach Project, with 30 summer student hired by the ministry visiting and sharing resources to over 11,000 small businesses across the province.

Stella Nicastro-Greenough

Stella Nicastro-Greenough is an Account Representative (Small Business) with Workplace Safety & Prevention Services and has over fifteen years’ experience assisting customers with their health & safety needs. Stella collaborates with small businesses and community organizations to ensure they have access to the information, tools and resources they need to work safely.

Florence Petrakis

Is a Health and Safety Excellence Consultant in the Workplace Health & Safety Services Division of Workplace safety & Insurance Board (WSIB). She has worked in various roles at the WSIB in WHSS and stakeholder compliance department.  She’s investigated workplace fatalities, assisted employers in building their health and safety programs and conducted health and safety audits of employers in Ontario. 

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Date And Time

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 @ 10:30 AM to
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 @ 12:00 PM

Registration End Date

Tuesday, October 18, 2022


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