WSPS: Upcoming Training

by Nathan Couvillon

Funded through the federal-provincial Canadian Agricultural Partnership program, growers may be eligible for up to two days of free COVID-related consulting and advisory services in the above categories from WSPS tailored to their needs (worth approximately $2,000, with all costs paid by government). The program runs until the end of February 2022.

OMAFRA Infection Prevention and Control Webinar (January 6 and 18, 2022) 

OMAFRA invites you to join the 1st province-wide free webinar on COVID-19 Infection, Prevention and Control for agri-food producers. This session will provide valuable information on what employers need to know to keep workers safe against the virus and its variants.

Participants will learn more about:

  • Infection, Prevention and Control (IPAC) measures for employer health and safety awareness 
  • Workplace inspection process
  • Ontario’s Workplace Safety Plan Builder
  • Supports available through OMAFRA to protect worker health and safety
    • Enhanced Agri-food Workplace Protection Program (EAWPP)
    • Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

To sign up for one of the free webinars, please visit: ‘Infection, Prevention and Control’ Webinar Registration. You will receive Zoom details after confirming your registration.

We invite you to register today for one of these informational webinars and share these details with other producers and food and beverage processors that may be interested in participating. Please contact OMAFRA if you have any questions or concerns.

For any questions, please email or call 1-877-424-1300.

WSPS Upcoming Training

WSPS will be hosting upcoming health and safety course in the upcoming months. Please use the corresponding link for more information or to register:

Virtual Sessions:

  • Procedure Development Focus On Cleaning, Disinfection, & Reporting – Agri-Food (9:00 am – January 11th, 2022 )

  • Developing A Safety Plan Agri-Food Workplaces (9:00 am – January 13th, 2022)

  • Certification Part Two – Agriculture (8:30am – January 16th, 2022)

  • Procedure Development – Focus On Communication & Screening  – Agri-Food (9am – January 18th, 2022)

  • JHSC Certification Part One (8:30am – January 24th , February 16th , 22nd, 23rd , 28th , 2022)

  • Certification Refresher – All Sectors (8:30am – February 1st,  9th,  16th,  22nd,  24th, 2022)

  • Safety, Health and the Law for Greenhouses (8:30am –  March 30th, 2022)

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