Part-time Courses - Occupational Health & Safety
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|Course #||Courses||Length (Hours)||Distance||Status|
Description: This course provides students with specific knowledge related to fire and life safety. Topics include the chemistry and physics of fire, building design for life safety, and other aspects of fire and life safety. Applicable legislation related to fire and life safety is also covered.
Description: This course will address Fire Safety in a variety of workplace settings, and will include some of the basic requirements of the relevant codes (Building Code, Fire Code(s), NFPA documents). Fire extinguisher training and standpipe training will be provided.
|OLRN1236||Fundamentals of Occupational Health and Safety Law
Description: This course will discuss the fundamentals of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Specific attention will be given to: application and administration, joint committees, toxic substances, notices, enforcement, penalties, safety policy, internal responsibility system, WHMIS, certification, regulations respecting biological and chemical agents and designated substances.
Description: This course will support the identification of occupational health and safety hazards in the workplace. Methods for identifying hazards and calculating risk with be discussed, including proven techniques for identifying hazards, assessing risks and controlling hazards for everyday situations. Accurately identifying, assessing, and controlling hazards is an essential part of a properly functioning occupational health and safety program.
Description: Recommended: OHS1040 Hazard Identification or equivalent knowledge. Designed to support the other courses in the Occupational Health and Safety Program, this course uses an engineering approach to aid in identifying hazards in industrial processes. Tours and the text are used to expose the student to various industries.
|OHS1240||Legislation for Health and Safety
Description: Understanding the various jurisdictions is foundational to occupational health and safety. Students learn to locate specific legislation, the interface between the statutes, regulations, codes, and standards. The obligations of employers and of employees is discussed, as is the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and Regulations, filing claims, entitlement decision making, benefits, appeals, and re-employment.
|OLRN1690||Occupational Health And Safety
Description: This course introduces participants to the broad and ever-changing field of occupational health and safety, an inherently technical subject area. The multiple dimensions of the various issues--technical, legislative, political, and personal--are a required part of the training for a professional in this field or for someone who is involved with this kind of operation. Major topic areas include the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WCB, WHMIS, transportation of dangerous goods, accident prevention and investigation, physical and biological agents, and the management of Occupational Health and Safety programs.
|OHS1070||Occupational Health And Safety Administration
Description: Beginning with a review of the reasons why health and safety program is of benefit to workplaces, this course covers 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.
|OHS1090||Sampling And Analysis
Description: Recommended: OHS1060 Introduction to Occupational Hygiene or equivalent knowledge. Beginning with a review of basic concepts in occupational hygiene, this course examines development of sampling strategies for the evaluation of chemical and physical agents. Discussion and practical hands-on training regarding the sampling of airborne chemical agents will be used.
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