Course description

This course provides an overview and interpretation of relevant and increasing Health and Safety Legislation. Students will be able to identify and compare the responsibilities of employers, supervisors and workers. There will be a review and application of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Industrial Regulations, Designated Substance Regulations and WHMIS Regulations/GHS.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery