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MLITSD and WSPS holding webinar on Material Handling Campaign on May 23

Program designed to help workplaces understand how to prevent accidents and injury.
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This Wednesday, May 23, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) with the Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) will be holding its campaign to raise awareness of workplace hazards and promote compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations.

As part of its ongoing campaign to raise awareness and promote the training of workers in various industries on how to properly handle dangerous materials and workplace hazards, the MLIRSD has made material handling a focus of their workplace inspections from April 1, 2024, to March 31, 2025. As part of this campaign, MLITSD and Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) have come together to a free webinar on May 23 at 10.30 a.m. (EST), aimed at educating and empowering employers with information to strengthen their health and safety programs.

READ: What to expect when a Ministry inspector comes to your workplace 

All those interested in attending this webinar can use this link to Register for webinar Materials Handling Campaign. This webinar will provide valuable information on key priority areas, locations and types of workplaces, prevention of injury related to material handling, and how to prepare for a focused inspection. The MLITSD is also providing a link to other resources that can help workplaces understand the industrial sector compliance plan and how to prevent accidents and injury.

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