Industrial Safety Trainers Inc. is a MOL approved and TSSA accredited training provider. We offer over thirty Safety Training Programs across Canada.
The Safety Bus is a rolling classroom that allows us to conduct Safety Training courses anywhere! Getting trained on the Safety Bus is a truly unique experience that is unparalleled by any other training provider in the industry.
Our Consultants employ a results-based approach, enabling an organization to implement, manage and continually improve its Health and Safety programs. We work together with our clients to identify, assess and determine safety, health and environmental needs, based on client readiness and capacity.
The government has just announced, effective immediately, that the formal definition of a worker, under the Ontario Health & Safety Act and Regulations (OHSA) has changed. Read More
Randy Dignard, President of Industrial Safety Trainers Inc. has received an award from WSPS for presenting 175 Health & Safety Presentations for Young Worker Awareness. We are so proud of his achievement! Congratulations Randy!
For the month of October, the MOL will be focusing on material handling in the workplace. This includes things like storage, racking and properly maintaining material handling equipment. Read More
For more than 22 years Active Canadian Emergency Training Inc. (ACET) has been preparing workplace first aiders to confidently respond to first aid, and cardiac emergencies. As the first aid training partners for Industrial Safety Trainers, we have asked ACET General Manager, Andrew Outinen to address some of the common questions workplaces have when it comes to first aid training and defibrillation. Read More
Sadly, a 17 year old student of Beamsville Secondary School in St. Catharines, Ontario was killed last Friday, September 26th. We are not sure of the details of the accident, but it is said that a Front End Loader or a Bobcat Loader was involved. According to news articles, the student received Safety Training through a Safety Orientation Program, provided by the school for Co-op Students. Read More
The compliance deadline has passed! The Ministry of Labour will now be enforcing this new Mandatory Training to Supervisors and Workers. It is our understanding that the MOL is not doing spot checks demanding to see proof of training. Rather, while they are onsite for whatever reason, the MOL will be asking if those businesses have complied with the training requirements. If the business is not in compliance, they may be ordered to do so. This training is mandatory, but did you know that businesses do not have to take the MOL training (on-line or booklet)? Read More
Is your business struggling with how to achieve compliance? To assist you, IST has developed a training solution that meets and exceeds the requirements of the Ministry of Labour.
Every business in Ontario must have a copy of the OHSA posted in its workplace. Buy your safety book here! Only costs $25.00 + tax. The new book is easier to read (larger print), has great index tabs and includes new and pending Health and Safety Legislative changes that are in the process of changing. Click here to get a new copy of the OHSA
Thank you to Barb (our very own IST trainer) and Bruce Bolduc for the nomination! We are proud to announce that we have completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and have donated to the ALS Canadian Organization! We would like to nominate Rival Office Solutions Inc. and Ontario At Work Inspectors. Good Luck!
The Ministry of Labour has just publically released a new Training Standard for JHSC Certification Training. For more information and to see how it may impact your business, click here
Safe workplaces don't happen by accident.. Safe workplaces result out of a culture of safety within the workplace. To encourage and incite that culture of safety within your organization - here are 10 Workplace Safety Tips to follow this year. Read more!
Working at Heights Training Program and Provider Standards
There recently has been much media exposure and radio ads regarding the new Working at Heights Standard. Our office is sensing there may be some conjecture and confusion regarding this new standard. When you listen to the ads from the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA) they may give you the impression that they are authorized training providers of this new mandatory training program.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour has published the 2014–2015 inspection blitz schedule under the Safe at Work Ontario initiative. These inspection blitzes are triggered by sector-specific hazards and characteristics stemming from the Safe at Work Ontario enforcement strategy.