This FALL: 2 hour Ergonomic Content in T

This FALL: 2 hour Ergonomic Content in Toronto; Fall 2014
Train the Trainer:
Mandatory Health & Safety Training – The deadline has passed.
Has your organization provided mandatory OH&S training to all workers and supervisors?

Ontario Regulation 297/13 came into force on July 1, 2014, meaning that Ontario employers are now required to provide basic occupational health & safety training to all of their workers and supervisors.

To help your organization comply with the Ergonomic content within this Regulation quickly, Optimal Performance Consultants has designed a comprehensive 2 hour ergonomic training program to provide you with an overview of this new legislative requirement, and to provide your OH&S Committee and Managers with an overview of the mandatory ergonomic standards & programs required of ALL employers in Ontario (called the Soft Tissue Injury Campaign).

Presented by Jane Sleeth & her team of Ergonomic Trainers at Optimal Performance, this interactive program will explain the new training requirements prescribed by Ontario Regulation 297/13 and will feature discussions about the key elements that must be in place in your organization to meet the Ministry of Labour for Ontario’s Soft Tissue Injury/Ergonomic Programs including:

- The rights and responsibilities of workplace parties under the General Duty Clause of the Occupational Health and Safety Act;
- The roles of workplace health & safety representatives and joint health & safety committees in the Ergonomic Programs;
- The roles of the Ministry of Labour and the Worplace Safety and Insurance Board in soft tissue injury/MSI prevention;
- Strategies for identifying and eliminating workplace ergonomic hazards.

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This FALL: 2 hour Ergonomic Content in T

This FALL: 2 hour Ergonomic Content in Toronto; Fall 2014
Train the Trainer:
Mandatory Health & Safety Training – The deadline has passed.
Has your organization provided mandatory OH&S training to all workers and supervisors?

Ontario Regulation 297/13 came into force on July 1, 2014, meaning that Ontario employers are now required to provide basic occupational health & safety training to all of their workers and supervisors.

To help your organization comply with the Ergonomic content within this Regulation quickly, Optimal Performance Consultants has designed a comprehensive 2 hour ergonomic training program to provide you with an overview of this new legislative requirement, and to provide your OH&S Committee and Managers with an overview of the mandatory ergonomic standards & programs required of ALL employers in Ontario (called the Soft Tissue Injury Campaign).

Presented by Jane Sleeth & her team of Ergonomic Trainers at Optimal Performance, this interactive program will explain the new training requirements prescribed by Ontario Regulation 297/13 and will feature discussions about the key elements that must be in place in your organization to meet the Ministry of Labour for Ontario’s Soft Tissue Injury/Ergonomic Programs including:

- The rights and responsibilities of workplace parties under the General Duty Clause of the Occupational Health and Safety Act;
- The roles of workplace health & safety representatives and joint health & safety committees in the Ergonomic Programs;
- The roles of the Ministry of Labour and the Worplace Safety and Insurance Board in soft tissue injury/MSI prevention;
- Strategies for identifying and eliminating workplace ergonomic hazards.

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The AODA is the Law In Ontario PLUS it makes for an excellent business case!

Only 30% of employers in Ontario are compliant with the Customer Service Standard (CSS) of the AODA. As part of the CSS compliance, Optimal Performance developed an easy to use, effective elearning…

Source: optimalperformanceblog.com

OPC Inc has both e learning tools for CSS and now Webinars on compliance with the IASR’s phase of the AODA. Contact us to purchase licences aoda@optimalperformance.ca

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The AODA is the Law In Ontario PLUS it makes for an excellent business case!

Only 30% of employers in Ontario are compliant with the Customer Service Standard (CSS) of the AODA.
As part of the CSS compliance, Optimal Performance developed an easy to use, effective elearning tool which takes approx 30 min for your employees to review, take quizzes and show learning has occurred.
Certificates of completion are issued upon completion of the E learning tool. The Provincial Ministry accepts our tool and its content as ensuring compliance with the CSS.

OPC Inc has now also developed a combined webinar & power point presentation which combines both the mandatory CSS and now the IASR educational requirements. This is now for sale thru OPC Inc.

These two educational and training tools are a cost effective & easy to provide mandatory training to all employees in your organization.

To inquire or purchase licences from us contact us at AODA@optimalperformance.ca or call Carla or Jamila 416 860-0002.

Remember the AODA is the Law in Ontario (and now Manitoba). Even more important, compliance is making for enhanced customer service interactions with our clients who have completed our learning tools.

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Saving Introverts From the Soul-Destroying Open-Plan Office

Steelcase’s new Quiet Spaces are an antidote to the open plan

Source: www.businessweek.com

Great to see this innovation thru Steelcase who tend to have excellent research in the area of human factors and ergonomic design.  We need Introverts in our work environments as they offer a different style of thinking & problem solving than others on their work teams. As always we need to ensure cognitive and mental demands are considered when designing and renovating offices.  JESleeth

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Power of Place | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

Source: 360.steelcase.com

Always great research that is put into practice at Steelcase – will be of interest to all readers who want to understand the human factor better.  JESleeth OPC Inc

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This Exercise App Tracks Trends on How We Move In Different Cities – OPC Inc recommends Active Design for all Ability Levels & Ages

 

Design of cities, parks and buildings can determine how active people are & health outcomes.

Design of cities, parks and buildings can determine how active people are & health outcomes.

This Exercise App Tracks Trends on How We Move In Different Cities – CityLab. City Planners, Architects, Transportation designers/engineers; here is a realistic challenge for us all. Create environments which encourage physical activity for people of all ages and abilities and we will have public health in good stead. People who move by walking, running, cycling within a city are healthier. ┬áIs design of all types causing us to be less healthy? OPC Inc Keeping the Human Factor as a priority for 24 years.

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