Sudbury RO: Health and Safety Clinic (In Person – September 16 & 17, 2024)

09/16/2024 - 09/17/2024


Sudbury Regional Office

DAY 1: Workplace Violence and Harassment

Workplace Violence and harassment are serious health and safety hazards. Canadian workers report some of the highest rates of assault in the world. Harassment is often a precursor to violence. Workplace violence can have detrimental impacts not only on the victim but also on the victims’ family, friends, co-workers and other who may have witnessed the incident or been targeted. Incidents of workplace violence can result in serious injuries, psychological trauma and in some cases, fatalities. This three-hour module reflects amendments made to health and safety legislation to include workplace violence and harassment. In this module, participants will explore what workplace violence and harassment are risk factors associated with workplace violence, how to assess the workplace and specific risk factor, requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Canada Labour Code, Part II, what should be included within required polices and programs and how to control risk factors when elimination of same is not possible.

DAY 2: Workers Compensation 101

This one-day course provides Ontario workers with a basic understanding of the functioning of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. Participants will learn the history of workers’ compensation, the significance of legalisation, regulations, and policy, how the WSIB determines what injuries and/or diseases are compensable, how to report an injury at work, what benefits and services are available under the Act, how to participate in Return to Work, and how to access appeals under the Act.

Open to:
-This course is open to all members in good standing in the Sudbury Regional Office service area.

This course will be delivered over 2 separate days. Please read the dates and times carefully:

Session #1 – Monday September 16, 2024 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Session #2 – Tuesday September 17, 2024 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Upon successful completion of the course, members will be reimbursed as per approved PSAC policy. The course must be completed in its entirety before the per diem is issue

Loss of Salary: Eligible loss of salary reimbursement will be paid to members attending the Health and Safety Clinic course during hours in which they were scheduled to work. Any eligible loss of salary will be reimbursed upon confirmation of full attendance and completion of the course and in accordance with the applicable PSAC policy.

The following policies are in effect at all PSAC Events:

This event is covered by the PSAC Statement on Harassment. Please familiarize yourself further with this policy at:

The PSAC is committed to ensuring that the accessibility requirements of our members are respected. Please indicate your needs and provide any necessary explanation that will assist us in meeting them.

For more information, please contact:

The PSAC Family Care Policy will be in effect for the event. Please note that on-site childcare will not be available. For additional details, please see the PSAC Family Care Policy.
The course will be limited to 25 participants. Approvals will be given on a “first come, first served” basis, so please register early to secure your spot.

For more information, please contact:

Registration Deadline: August 23, 2024.


The PSAC is committed to ensuring that PSAC Education Programs are accessible to ALL members. The information requested in this section will help us assess our success in reaching members who belong to groups identified in the PSAC Human Rights Policy.


The PSAC Accommodation Policy strives to ensure that union activities are barrier-free for participants with different abilities. Upon acceptance to the event, registrants may be required to further specify their accommodation requests to facilitate their participation in the event. Please be as specific as possible to assist the organizers and the facility in meeting your needs.


The PSAC Family Care Policy will be in effect for the School. Please note that on-site childcare will not be available. For additional details, please see the PSAC Family Care Policy.


SMOKE FREE: All PSAC events, including this event, are smoke free. All meeting rooms and guest rooms are non-smoking. There are designated smoking areas outside the facility SCENT FREE: To assist members with environmental sensitivities, all PSAC events are scent-free events.


All PSAC events are harassment free. We can neither condone nor tolerate behavior which undermines the full and equal participation of all participants in all union activities. Harassment Free Policy


Please Submit your completed application by: Friday, August 23, 2024 Contact Person: Jennifer Wagnell Administrative Assistant - Sudbury Regional Office Public Service Alliance of Canada 2-754 Falconbridge Road Sudbury, ON P3A 5X5 Phone: (705) 674-6907 OR 1-800-354-9134 e-mail:
Applicant: With this registration, I agree to attend and participate in all course sessions. I have read the PSAC policy documents on human rights and harassment, and I understand my responsibilities in accordance with them. By submitting the registration form, you are indicating your agreement.