The Ontario Municipal Health and Safety Representatives Association (OMHSRA) is a professional, non-profit association committed to improving health and safety in municipal workplaces in Ontario.
OMHSRA was founded in 1979, by municipal health and safety professionals and has become an important organization representing municipalities across Ontario. General meetings are held on a regular basis and between meetings, members communicate on an Internet based discussion list.
OMHSRA members participate in a variety of professional development activities, including lectures, workshops, seminars and presentations.
The most valuable benefit of membership in OMHSRA is the opportunity to network with other municipal health and safety professionals who are dedicated to promoting health and safety in municipal workplaces.
The Ontario Municipal Health & Safety Representatives Association is currently composed of approximately one hundred and fifty (150) members from approximately eighty (80) municipalities throughout the province of Ontario. These municipalities include cities, boroughs, towns, regional municipalities, utilities and conservation authorities.
|OBJECTIVES (Excerpted from the Constitution and By-Laws)|
|The Association will represent the interests of municipal health and safety representatives in Ontario by:|
|a)||providing a forum for exchange of health and safety information amongst municipalities;|
|b)||encouraging the development and exchange of ideas, methods and standards of practice;|
|c)||assessing the impact of legislative initiatives;|
|d)||working in conjunction with the Safe Workplace Associations to provide assistance and information;|
|e)||working in conjunction with government Agencies to provide assistance and information;|
|f)||providing and encouraging professional development of the membership.|