FSMC 010 - Health & Safety

 

FSMC 010 - Health & Safety

This course outlines pertinent provincial legislation. Participants will be provided with a comprehensive overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Section 21 provisions. The employer's responsibilities under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and responsibilities under the Act will be highlighted, including accommodation and modified work programs. Trends and best practices in Occupational Health and Safety and case law will be studied. The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act will be discussed. 
 

This course is part of the Humber College Fire Service Executive Management Certificate program. Participants will receive one(1) credit towards their certificate.

The cost for this course is $399.00.  A minimum of 20 participants must be registered in order for the course to proceed.
 

Instructor:

Hugh Doherty, is a Fire Protection Professional who has progressed from a Firefighter with the City of Toronto to his current position of Acting District Chief, a position he has held since June 2013. Hugh has held various positions such as Executive Officer of the Toronto Professional Firefighters Association, Chair of the Human Relations Committee of the Ontario Professional Firefighters Association. More recently he has been the  WSIB Certified Health and Safety Representative, as well as the Labour Co-Chair for the City of Toronto. Hugh is a Peer Support Instructor and additionally serves as a Director for the Centre of Excellence in Washington DC. In his tenure as a fire fighter, Hugh has received various awards including the Ontario Medal for Firefighter Bravery, Federal Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal, Provincial Fire Services Long Service Medal, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and City of Toronto Commendations. 
 

ONLINE Course Date:  
Course Hours: 20

Instructor: Hugh Doherty

Additional Information: Once registered, you will be forwarded information from Humber College on how to access their online learning portal. 
 
This course is part of the Humber College Fire Service Executive Management Certificate program, and counts as one (1) of the twelve (12) compulsory courses required towards the certificate.
 
Course Description
This course outlines pertinent provincial legislation. Participants will be provided with a comprehensive overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Section 21 provisions. The employer's responsibilities under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and responsibilities under the Act will be highlighted, including accommodation and modified work programs. Trends and best practices in Occupational Health and Safety and case law will be studied. The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act will be discussed.