OHS - Occupational Health & Safety Fundamentals


The Occupational Health and Safety Fundamentals course introduces students to the historic path the field of occupational health and safety has followed, from its early beginnings in workplace tragedies to what it looks like in Canada today. An overview of safety systems, safety programs, safety resources and safety theories lay the foundation for building your understanding of the occupational health and safety field.

Learning Outcomes

  • Draw on key lessons learned from the history of OH&S in British Columbia, Canada, and around the world
  • Understand safety theories, systems, and programs, including the role of the OH&S Practitioner
  • Describe the key components of a safety program and the basic OH&S principles that form the basis for OH&S legislation in different jurisdictions
  • Identify resources and codes of ethics available to OH&S Practitioners

Prerequisites: N/A

Requirements: PC is Recommended for better user experience. Mac is also supported. Browser Edge is not fully supported.

Textbook:  Occupational Health and Safety; Theory, Strategy and Industry Practice Author - Dianne E.G. Dyck Publisher - Lexis Nexis, 2015 ISBN - 978-0-433-47896-6


(You will use this book for all of the courses)

Price: $765.00
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