PSHSA and ORFA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

   

PSHSA and ORFA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Toronto, ON Dec. 9, 2013 - The Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA) and the Ontario Recreation Facilities Association Inc. (ORFA) have signed a memorandum of understanding, as both organizations cooperate to advance health and safety knowledge and education of recreation facility operations in Ontario. 

Both organizations will support cooperation in the areas of market analysis, product development, education and knowledge transfer, recognizing that both organizations are servicing the same municipal clientele as part of their mission and mandate. 

The ORFA has over 5,000 members who operate and manage recreation facilities in municipalities, educational institutions, government agencies, First Nations communities and in the private recreation sector. Members also include businesses and industries that support the recreation sector. As a member-based organization, the ORFA is dedicated to providing leadership in the development and delivery of innovative training and education programs, value-added services, and quality products for the benefit of the recreation facility profession. 

PSHSA works with Ontario Public Service sector employers and workers, offering consulting, training and resources to reduce workplace risks and prevent occupational injuries and illnesses. Located across Ontario, PSHSA’s regional teams bring together sector-specific experience with expertise in common workplace issues to provide prevention information, solutions and training based on best practices and ongoing research. No matter where an organization may be on their health and safety journey, PSHSA helps to identify risks, control hazards and ensure they have the necessary tools to meet legislative requirements .



The Ontario Recreation Facilities Association Inc. (ORFA) was incorporated in 1947 as a provincially-recognized, not-for-profit, volunteer driven recreation organization to be the leader in the recreation facility profession. The mission of ORFA is to provide leadership in the development and delivery of innovative training and education programs, value-added services, and quality products for the benefit of the recreation facility profession. The ORFA serves as the National Head Office of the Canadian Recreation Facilities Council.
 Contact (416) 426-7062 or info@orfa.com

The Public Services Health and Safety Association (PSHSA) is a not-for profit association created by the amalgamation of three respected health and safety leaders – Education Safety Association of Ontario (ESAO), the Municipal Health and Safety Association (MHSA), and the Ontario Safety Association for Community and Healthcare (OSACH). A Health & Safety Ontario partner, PSHSA works with Ontario public service sector employers and workers to reduce workplace risks and prevent occupational injuries and illness.  Contact (416) 250-2131 or communications@pshsa.ca