This course is an introduction to Occupational Health and Safety.
The learning objectives cover the fundamental elements of health and safety management systems, hazard recognition, assessment, and control. It covers safety legislation and the requirements of a safety program: inspections, accident investigations, worker participation, training, and effective communications. The course applies to industry managers, supervisors, and individuals who wish to pursue a career in Occupational Health and Safety.
- This course qualifies the successful participant to apply for ASTTBC certification as a Construction Safety Officer and gain experience on a construction site.
- This course is eligible for transfer credits to BCIT Certificate of OH&S,
- This course is eligible for transfer credits to BCCSA Construction Safety Specialist (CSS), and,
- This course is aligned with the competency areas required to attain the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation.