McMaster University

McMaster University

What Training Do I need to Take?

Minimum Training Required

Training requirements are provided by RMM 300 and its Appendix, the training Matrix. All newly hired personnel are automatically enrolled in the core mandatory training courses.

The minimum basic training required for everyone includes:

Training Code Frequency Valid Result as of today
Health and Safety Orientation HSORI once any date
COVID Awareness or Back to Mac COVID COVID or COVID2 once any date
Ergonomics ERGON every 5 years
Asbestos Awareness ASBEST every 5 years
Slips, Trips and Falls SLPTRP every 5 years
Violence and Harassment Prevention in the Workplace VHPW every 3 years
WHMIS 2015 WHMS15 every 5 years
If you work on campus - Fire Safety for Campus FIRETR every 3 years
If you work in a hospital - Hospital Fire/CodeFHSFSF annually
If you are a supervisor - Due DiligenceDUEDILevery 3 years
If you are a supervisor - Accident InvestigationACCINVevery 3 years

Note that all McMaster employees are also required to take AODA training (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act).

Additional Training

Check the matrix to see if you require additional training depending on the work performed for example gas cylinder training. Each of these additional training may also have a repeat frequency.

Reminders to Complete Training

There is currently no feature in Mosaic to remind you to update your training. It is recommended that you put calendar reminders in your Outlook to help you stay up to date.

Training Platform and Records

More information on accessing the training platform can be found here.

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