defining terms in our industry
In the industry of Health and Safety there are many abbreviations, terms and expressions that are used in day to day operations. In this post we thought we would define some of these terms and short forms we use at TOTAL Safety Management every day to help our clients, partners and followers have a better understanding of our terminology.
JHSC: Joint Health and Safety Committee. At TOTAL Safety Management we provide a certification for JHSC. Participants learn the fundamentals of workplace Health and Safety as required under the OHSA.
OHSA: Occupational Health and Safety Act. This act was put in place to ensure safe working conditions for employees.
WAH: Working at Heights. This is another training course we provide, in this course participants are trained using theory and practical skills to learn how to safely work off the ground.
ERP: Emergency Response Plan. This is a plan that can be used individually or in organizations to create a course of action for emergency situations and protocols.
MOL: Ministry of Labor. The Ministry of Labor sets guidelines, rules and regulations for employers and employees to promote and regulate safe workplace environments.
These are a few of the many terms used in the Health and Safety Industry every day. For more information on TOTAL Safety Management or to contact us please email [email protected]talsafetymanagement.ca or call 519-428-9494.
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