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Course Description

A key aspect of any occupational health and safety program is the proper identification of any hazards that exist at the workplace, and the associated risk of injury or illness if a worker is exposed to the hazard. In this introductory course, you will learn the reasons why proper hazard identification is an important contributor to a successful occupational health and safety program, as well as practical tools to conduct workplace hazard assessments. The relationship between common hazards and risk of common occupational injuries, such as work-related back injuries or electrical burns, and illnesses, such as occupational cancers, will be explored in detail using practical examples.

Course Details

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

  • Understand the importance of identifying, assessing and eliminating hazards in the workplace
  • Gain knowledge on how hazard assessment relates to the overall risk management process
  • Gain skills and knowledge on how to properly apply and implement a hazard identification program

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Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 07, 2024 to Jun 24, 2024
Hours
20.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

No Textbook required

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 Oct 28, 2024
Hours
20.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Reading List / Textbook

No Textbook required

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, 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
Oct 29, 2024 to Dec 16, 2024
Hours
20.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $499.00
Reading List / Textbook

No Textbook required

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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