Health and Safety Representative Basic Training

Most Ontario workplaces, with 6 to 19 regularly employed workers, require a Health and Safety Representative (HSR).  The role of the HSR is to support health and safety in the workplace. This is a one day e-learning course designed to help Health and Safety Representatives fulfil their legislative duties and requirements.

Language : Eng

Unit Price$25.00 CAD
This course includes
    • Access to HSR Training Course Content and e-learning modules
    • Digital Copy of Participant Manual
    • QR Coded certificate upon successful completion of course

Course Description

Eligible small business employers can apply to be reimbursed for the training cost through the Ontario Small Business Health and Safety Training program. It will cover the $25.00 registration fee for the HSR eLearning training course, and $150.00 toward the cost of the representative’s training time, for training completed between July 15, 2021 to March 31, 2024.

What will you learn?

    The Health and Safety Representative training program covers the following topics:

    •    Occupational health and safety law
    •    Rights, duties and responsibilities of the workplace parties
    •    Duties and responsibilities of the HSR under the OHSA
    •    Common workplace hazards
    •    Hazard recognition and assessment
    •    Applying the RACE methodology to workplace hazards
    •    Health and safety resources available to the workplace parties
    To learn more about the HSR and how it applies to your organization, please check out the following link.

Health and Safety manual alongside PPE equipment

Frequently Asked Questions about Health and Safety Representative Basic Training

For the purpose of processing and validating an application for reimbursement under the Small Business Health & Safety Training Program the name of the individual taking the health and safety representative training and their email will be disclosed to the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development. By proceeding with purchasing or registering for this course, you hereby consent to the collection and processing of information, as applicable, by the Ministry and its third-party service providers for the purpose set out above. Any questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of the personal information for the Small Business Health and Safety Training Program can be directed to the Training and Awareness Branch, Prevention Division, Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development by email at or by phone at 1-416-212-9871.

To be eligible for the Small Business Health and Safety Training Program reimbursement, small businesses must: Regularly employ 6 to 19 workers in an Ontario workplace or be required to have a health and safety representative in other circumstances Have a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) number Keep a copy of the HSR training certificate of completion  

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