Niagara Health welcomes all student educational placement inquiries. The formal request for an educational placement must be sent to Student Resources by your educational institution with the following information:
Prior to starting an educational placement with Niagara Health students must meet pre-placement requirements and complete applicable training to assist them to have a safe and successful experience.
In Ontario, all unpaid students (secondary or post-secondary) are now considered "workers" under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. This means that students must complete specific health and safety-related training before beginning their placement at Niagara Health. Some of the training will be general health and safety (e.g. WHMIS, Worker Health & Safety Awareness), while other training will be Niagara Health specific and designed to orient you to the safety program at Niagara Health.
Listed below are the required training/learning modules to be completed prior to the start of an educational placement at Niagara Health:
Please note, if you have already completed any of the above training/learning modules for your school program you will not have to complete again however you will need to provide your school with applicable documentation so they can sign your Pre-Placement Checklist.
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