Workplace Inspections


The purpose of this program is to educate you on how to effectively prepare, conduct and document workplace inspections.

Intended Audience

Employers, Managers, Supervisors, JHSC Members, H&S Representatives, HR Professionals


Approx. 45 min

  • The Occupational Health and Safety Act
    • Due Diligence
    • Consequences of Non-Compliance – Tickets and Fines
    • Internal Responsibility System
    • What is a Workplace Inspection?
    • Ministry of Labour Inspections and Investigations 
    • Prevention
  • Identifying, Reporting and Controlling Hazards
    • What is a Hazard?
    • Types of Hazards
    • Occupational Illnesses
  • Conducting Workplace Inspections
    • JHSC/H&S Representative Responsibilities
    • Workplace Inspection Package, Checklist, and Form
    • Operator Pre-Use Inspections
    • Workplace Inspection Follow-ups
  • Understand the key roles and responsibilities of employers, supervisors, employees, Joint Health and Safety Committees and Health and Safety Representatives as it relates to workplace inspections
  • Under the different types of workplace inspections
  • Understand how to identify hazards and implement preventative measures 
  • Understand the importance of reporting, documenting, following up and ensuring corrective action with workplace inspections

Upon completion of the program and passing a final, multiple-choice exam, learners will be provided with a certificate of completion that can be downloaded and printed for their records.