Course description

This course will begin with a review of the reasons why a comprehensive health and safety program is of benefit to workplaces. It will cover some principles in the development and monitoring of workplace health and safety programs using a management model. Also included is a discussion on the importance of involvement by all levels of workers and management. Demonstrate an understanding of the benefits which a comprehensive health and safety program can provide to a workplace. This course follows the management system standards commonly applied in Canada, and covers the requirements for an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS) as specified in OHSAS 18001:2007 and CSA: Z1000-06.

Course details

Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: OHS8020 OHS8250
Corequisites: None

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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