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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 Fundamentals Certificate complete this course before enrolling in other courses in the program. For non-certificate students, some previous workplace experience is recommended.

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Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 16, 2024 to Jun 24, 2024
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $559.00
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

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the 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 registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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 Asynchronous
Dates
Jun 04, 2024 to Aug 12, 2024
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $559.00
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

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the 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 registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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 Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 10, 2024 to Nov 18, 2024
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $559.00
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

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the 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 registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Live sessions attendance is not mandatory unless specify by the instructor on the first day of class.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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 Asynchronous
Dates
Nov 12, 2024 to Feb 03, 2025
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $559.00
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

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the 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 registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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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