We are pleased to announce that effectively immediately, Workplace Medical Corp. (Workplace Medical) has acquired Canadian Business Health Management Inc. (CBHM).

Building upon its extensive first aid training business, this acquisition significantly broadens the range of training options available to Workplace Medical’s clients.

Today, CBHM is one of Ontario’s leading health and safety training organizations. Over the past 20+ years, the team at CBHM has built a business that is widely regarded for its engaging, highly trained instructors and offering businesses across Ontario a single source for all their health and safety training requirements. Workplace Medical and CBHM have been working together to promote their complementary service offerings for over 20 years. 

“I couldn’t be more excited about what this development means for the clients of Workplace Medical” noted Bill Shapiro, President and CEO of Workplace Medical. “Not only can we address all of the health, safety and first aid training needs of clients, but can do so with the same level of exceptional instruction our clients have come to expect from our company”

CBHM offers health, safety and compliance training both on-site and online. Course material can be customized to address an organization’s specific workplace hazards and is always taught by Canadian Registered Safety Professionals with relevant practical backgrounds specific to the training objectives

Lisa MacKenzie, founder of CBHM, joins Workplace Medical’s leadership team and will take on a vital role in introducing the firm’s expanded service offering to clients across Ontario and Canada. “I am thrilled that by joining forces with Workplace Medical, we will be able to deliver an integrated training platform for organization across Canada. Now, more so than ever, I believe we can help create safer workplaces from coast to coast” noted Lisa MacKenzie, President of CBHM.

With this acquisition, Workplace Medical’s integrated service offering now includes a broad range of health, safety and compliance training, including:

Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) Approved Compliance Programs
  • Part One Certification Training
  • Part Two Workplace Specific Hazards Training
  • JHSC Refresher Training
  • Working at Heights Training
  • Working at Heights Refresher training
Health and Safety Training
  • Health, Safety & Law / Competent Supervisor Training
  • Violence & Harassment
  • Health & Safety Gap Analysis
  • Health & Safety Management System Development
  • Industrial Fall Protection
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Lift Truck Operator
  • Zoom Boom Operator
  • Aerial Lift (Scissor Lifts, GR-20 Lifts)
  • Overhead Crane
  • Hoist Training
  • Confined Space- Non entry rescue
  • Workplace Inspection
  • Accident Investigation
  • Lock Out / Tagout
  • Spills Response
  • Tiger Torch
  • Ladder / Scaffolding
  • Respirator Fit Testing
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Infection Control
  • Mental Health in Life & the Workplace Workshop
  • Mental Health First Aid

Workplace Medical clients are invited to speak with their sales representative, or contact Anne Stevenson by phone 1-800-263-9340 (extension 2278) or email (Anne.Stevenson@workplacemedical.com) to discuss their health and safety, compliance and first aid training needs.

About Workplace Medical

Workplace Medical Corp. is tackling one of the greatest problems affecting organizations, both public and private, in Canada – employee absenteeism. Costing the Canadian economy more than $16 billion every year, absenteeism is a strategic issue impacting organizational effectiveness, profitability and employee engagement.

Founded over 65 years ago, Workplace Medical is one of Canada’s largest integrated absence management companies serving more than 3,000 companies throughout Canada and the United States.

Built upon a strong foundation in occupational medicine, Workplace Medical applies its expertise across a broad range of occupational health, employee wellness, and disability management services. The firm’s unique, integrated and comprehensive approach reduces the cost and disruption associated with avoidable workplace absenteeism.

About Canadian Business Health Management

Since 1997, Canadian Business Health Management Inc. has been meeting and surpassing their clients’ needs as one of Ontario’s leading health and safety service providers. The firm works with a broad range of organizations across Ontario representing nearly every aspect of the economy, including companies in construction, utility, community livings, healthcare, industrial, government and education.