Small Business Week: Health & Safety Resources for Small Businesses

By Vaughan Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Small Business Week info session

Date and Time:

Thursday, October 20, 2022

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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About this event


Join us for a webinar presented by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development (MLITSD), the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), and Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS).

This webinar will focus on the basics of Health & Safety needed for your small business including, worker rights and employer responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Financial rebates and free resources for small businesses will be discussed too.

In this session, we will review:

  1. Free Health and Safety resources for small businesses.
  2. Health and Safety at Your Workplace: What You Need to Know to comply with OHSA requirements.
  3. Health and Safety Excellence program: the financial rebates and recognition awards for H&S improvements in your workplace.


During this virtual open-forum style Q&A, feel free to turn cameras on, ask questions in the chat box, and share more about your business.

If you have any questions for us at VBEC email Small Business Advisor, Faaria Wali at

*Virtual meeting link will be sent to your inbox 1 day prior to the event.

Small Business Week

Small Business Week helps Vaughan’s business community by providing local entrepreneurs access to the latest programs and business growth best practices. Events are offered at no cost to entrepreneurs and will be delivered in-person and virtually during the week of October 17-21, 2022. The presenting sponsor for Small Business Week 2022 is Meridian Credit Union and programming is being delivered together with local business support organizations. Registrations are currently open to small businesses and entrepreneurs. For a full schedule of events, including descriptions, please visit

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