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Course Description

Health and Safety Management Systems: The Basics

This course introduces you to the characteristics of effective health and safety management systems. These systems are required for the proactive management of health and safety concerns throughout an organization. They ensure that all employees have clearly defined accountabilities for health and safety, resulting in the prevention of injuries and loss. This course is for beginning and practising health and safety officers, coordinators, professionals, trainers and administrators to gain knowledge of the fundamental principles used to manage health and safety issues in the workplace.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • explain the historical perspectives of management in this field
  • explain the current evolution of H&S systems
  • explain the fundamentals of leading
  • explain the causes and effects of loss
  • define the elements necessary to build an effective OH&S management system, and apply hazard identification, assessment, and control concepts to mitigate loss
  • demonstrate how various accident theories influence development of H&S management systems
  • demonstrate basic problem solving procedures
  • explain the importance of typical management concerns such as the legal, moral, and financial motivators effecting the management of H&S
  • outline the impact that an effective health and safety management system can have on an organization
  • understand and apply effective communication skills
  • explain the roles of OH&S professionals and their relationships with others

Notes

It is strongly recommended that students registered in the Occupational Health and Safety Certificate complete BMC 104 Occupational Health and Safety Systems prior to enrolling in other Occupational Health and Safety Certificate program courses. For non-certificate students, some previous workplace experience is recommended.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online
Dates
Feb 22, 2022 to May 02, 2022
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $550.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Management of Occupational Health and Safety
Edition: 8th
Authors: Kevin Kelloway, Lori Francis, Bernadette Gatien
Publisher: TopHat
ISBN-13: 9781774122952

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Mar 08, 2022 to May 16, 2022
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $550.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Management of Occupational Health and Safety
Edition: 8th
Authors: Kevin Kelloway, Lori Francis, Bernadette Gatien
Publisher: TopHat
ISBN-13: 9781774122952

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 03, 2022 to Jul 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $550.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Management of Occupational Health and Safety
Edition: 8th
Authors: Kevin Kelloway, Lori Francis, Bernadette Gatien
Publisher: TopHat
ISBN-13: 9781774122952

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
T, W
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jul 19, 2022 to Jul 20, 2022
Type
Class
Days
T, W
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Jul 26, 2022 to Jul 27, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $550.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Management of Occupational Health and Safety
Edition: 8th
Authors: Kevin Kelloway, Lori Francis, Bernadette Gatien
Publisher: TopHat
ISBN-13: 9781774122952

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

Due to the intensive nature of this course there may be pre-work assigned. If there is pre-work your instructor will post it to D2L one week (7 calendar days) before the course start date.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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