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Student Worker Health & Safety Training

All students who work for the college are required to attend a Student Worker Health and Safety Session. These sessions are designed to enhance students’ awareness of health and safety in the Humber workplace and to inform them about their rights and responsibilities as an employee.  

Key topics covered in the session include:

  • duties of the various workplace parties under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • worker rights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act including:
    • the right to participate
    • the right to know
    • the right to refuse unsafe work
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) overview
  • health and safety programs specific to Humber 
  • what to do in the event of an injury
  • emergency procedures
  • workplace harassment and violence prevention

This training is mandatory for all students who work for Humber and the University of Guelph-Humber (e.g. Work Study Students). Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that all students working for them attend a health and safety awareness session. Health and Safety Services will advise supervisors of upcoming sessions via email. Records of training are kept on file and a “Certificate of Participation” is issued to each student after they have attended a session. 

View the Online Registration Quick Reference or Register for a workshop. Please note that you will need to create an account for this registration site.  If you do not have an employee ID at the time of registration, please use 9 zeros as your employee ID.

Calendar
DayTimeLocation
Wednesday, Oct 10, 20184:30 pm - 6:30 pmNorth, room D241
Wednesday, Oct 17, 20184:30 pm - 6:30 pmLakeshore, room J206

Facilitator: Yasemin Sarraf

Health & Safety Services

HR Services
yasemin.sarraf@humber.ca
ext. 5952