Ministry of Labour Healthy Workers in Healthy Workplaces Initiative Webinar

September 12, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
2019-09-12 10:00:00 2019-09-12 11:00:00 America/New_York Ministry of Labour Healthy Workers in Healthy Workplaces Initiative Webinar About the Ministry of Labour InitiativeFrom October 1 – December 27, 2019, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) will conduct focused inspections in Ontario workplaces around musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory hazards specific to silica, welding fumes and diesel exhaust. Inspectors will visit workplaces in the construction, health care, industrial and mining sectors.For the Industrial sector, MOL inspectors will focus on the following:- Ceramics, Glass and Stone Sector - Granite kitchen countertop manufacturers- Wood and Metal Fabrication and Industrial Services Sectors - Fabricated metal product manufacturing- Transportation Sector - Buses, warehousing and storageAbout the WebinarWho should attend: This webinar will focus on information relevant to workplaces in the Industrial sector, but anyone from any industry may attend. Please note: If you are unable to attend the webinar date, please register below and Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) will send you the presentation slides, archived video and links to helpful resources. Cost: FreeHosts: WSPS and the MOLLength: One hour What: This webinar will help workplaces in the Industrial sector prepare for an inspection and learn how to keep workers safe from musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory hazards.Q&A Period: A Q&A period will follow the presentation – please bring your questions!Agenda: To comeTechnical Information:Audio:  The audio is web based.  There is no dial-in number.Browser: Please note the webinar will only run using Google Chrome, Edge or Firefox to access the webcast. To avoid technical issues during the webinar, please click test your system compatibility once you register.Accessing the live event: WSPS will email all registrants a link to access the event on September 11, 2019. https://kastio.com/healthy-workers-in-healthy-workplaces


About the Ministry of Labour Initiative

From October 1 – December 27, 2019, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) will conduct focused inspections in Ontario workplaces around musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory hazards specific to silica, welding fumes and diesel exhaust. Inspectors will visit workplaces in the construction, health care, industrial and mining sectors.

For the Industrial sector, MOL inspectors will focus on the following:

- Ceramics, Glass and Stone Sector - Granite kitchen countertop manufacturers

- Wood and Metal Fabrication and Industrial Services Sectors - Fabricated metal product manufacturing

- Transportation Sector - Buses, warehousing and storage


About the Webinar

Who should attend: This webinar will focus on information relevant to workplaces in the Industrial sector, but anyone from any industry may attend. 

Please note: If you are unable to attend the webinar date, please register below and Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) will send you the presentation slides, archived video and links to helpful resources. 

Cost: Free

Hosts: WSPS and the MOL

Length: One hour 

What: This webinar will help workplaces in the Industrial sector prepare for an inspection and learn how to keep workers safe from musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory hazards.

Q&A Period: A Q&A period will follow the presentation – please bring your questions!

Agenda: To come


Technical Information:

Audio:  The audio is web based.  There is no dial-in number.

Browser: Please note the webinar will only run using Google Chrome, Edge or Firefox to access the webcast. To avoid technical issues during the webinar, please click test your system compatibility once you register.

Accessing the live event: WSPS will email all registrants a link to access the event on September 11, 2019.