Is your organization in compliance with today's health and safety regulations? This is an important question not only for workplace health and safety, but also for the bottom line, as it's quickly becoming a prerequisite for bidding on contracts or becoming an approved vendor.
Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners encounter a complex tangle of legislation, guidelines, and regulations. This course will help you unravel the confusion by identifying key pieces of federal and provincial legislation, such as the Workers Compensation Act and Bill C-45. In this course, you will learn the importance of due diligence and its use in protecting your organization from liability. This course also identifies the roles of important safety organizations such as WorkSafeBC, the BC Safety Authority, and the Employers' Advisers Office.
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You Will Learn How To
- Explain occupational health and safety law in different Canadian jurisdictions
- Distinguish between the different OH&S responsibilities of employers, workers, agencies, and the government
- Identify applicable OH&S standards and guidelines, code, and acts
- Discuss specific legislation, such as the Mines Act and Bill C-45, and apply the concept of due diligence.
Who should attend:
Students interested in pursuing a career in Occupational Health and Safety, and small employers that want to ensure OH&S practices are being implemented in their organization.
Requirements: PC is Recommended for better user experience. Mac is also 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)