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Health & Safety

Estimated average financial benefit to manufacturing employers yielding a benefit/cost ratio of 1.24 or an estimated return of 24%. Invest in your health & safety today!

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  • Health & Safety Excellence Program
  • Health & Safety Training Services
  • Environmental Training & Services

The WSIB’s Health and Safety Excellence Program helps you make your workplace safer, while earning rebates on your WSIB premiums. It also provides a roadmap for businesses of all sizes to improve workplace health and safety. Whether you are getting started or need to enhance your existing program, the Health & Safety Excellence program is designed to meet your needs. To apply fill out our form below!

With the successful implementation of 1 to 5 program topics, you are eligible to receive financial and non-financial rewards from the WSIB. Success in the program can earn you rebates and other non-financial recognition for your investment in health and safety. The program connects businesses of all sizes to help you develop a program that is suitable for your business. EMC is a WSIB-approved Health & Safety Excellence program provider that will help you along the journey to health and safety excellence.

Annual enrolment fee: $995 for EMC members / $1295 for Non-Members

How the program works:

Join - EMC is your WSIB-approved training provider. Our health and safety professionals will help you succeed in the Health and Safety Excellence program.

Develop - implement topics with the help of EMC and fellow manufacturers.

Demonstrate - EMC will coach you on the collection and submission of evidence documenting topic completion. Including a review to ensure success, prior to being forwarded to a WSIB validator.

Achieve - receive financial and non-financial rewards for making your workplace and Ontario safer. You can earn rebates on your WSIB premiums and digital badges you can use in your marketing materials and are displayed in your Safety Check profile on the WSIB’s website, so other businesses know you make health and safety a priority.

EMC's Health & Safety Services include:

  • Professional Health & Safety Consultants to guide and assist your efforts
  • Online resources including templates, communication portal and training modules
  • Program documentation review to ensure your success
  • On-site, online or telephone visits to provide coaching and guidance
  • Members’ community website with a wealth of resources, tools and templates

New - Small Business Support

Financial support for smaller businesses - click here for more information!

Extended to December 31, 2024! Offering smaller businesses (fewer than 100 FTEs):

  • Double the rebate for validated and closed action plans.
  • $1,000 toward your health and safety action plan.
  • Simplified program requirements tailored to smaller businesses.

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  1. Employers must complete an orientation session to participate in the program prior to the start of their action plan and online assessment, as offered by EMC.
  2. Employers must complete the WSIB online assessment and Action Plan, with approval.
  3. Employers must complete topics. Employers are responsible for uploading their completed documentation to the WSIB portal.
  4. Employers must appoint a contact to fulfill the administrative activities required as a participant in the Health and Safety Excellence Program. Should the person appointed change during the year, EMC must be advised.
  5. Employers must attend and participate in at least two Health and Safety Excellence Program meetings/workshops per year as organized by EMC.
  6. If asked, employers must cooperate with WSIB and on-site validation audits as part of the evaluation process.
  7. Employers will pay their EMC Health and Safety Excellence Program fee within 90 days of their action plan being approved by EMC. Any extension to that timeline must be pre-approved with EMC. Failure to meet this deadline may result in removal from the Health and Safety Excellence Program.
  8. Employers must maintain regular contact with EMC. Contact shall be professional and courteous at all times.
  9. If at any time any provision of this agreement is violated, EMC has the right to terminate the agreement and remove the employer from the Health and Safety Excellence Program. Refunds will not be permitted if removed from the program due to agreement violations.
  10. The Health & Safety Excellence program is separate from EMC membership and enrollment fees will be invoiced once the action plan has been approved.

Health & Safety Services

Our services provide participants with current 'best practices' and the necessary tools to implement effective health & safety programs in their facilities.

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