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Occupational Health and Safety Program Development

This Occupational Health and Safety Program Development online training course is designed for employers and owners of small and medium-sized businesses. Learn about developing an occupational health and safety (OHS) program - a plan of action that sets out the requirements and procedures to prevent situations that could cause injuries, occupational illnesses, or fatalities. Some type of program is required under occupational health and safety legislation in most Canadian jurisdictions and must include the elements required by the jurisdiction’s legislation, at a minimum.
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This Occupational Health and Safety Program Development online training course explores the elements of an occupational health and safety (OHS) program. Occupational health and safety legislation in most Canadian jurisdictions requires that employers develop an OHS program. Typical elements include: a health and safety policy; assignment of health and safety responsibilities; a joint health and safety committee (JHSC) or health and safety representative; hazard identification, assessment and control; safe work procedures; new worker orientation; education and training; workplace inspections; incident investigation and reporting; emergency planning; first aid; and injury reporting.

Course Learning Objectives

On completion of this Occupational Health and Safety Program Development course, the user will learn:

  • List the elements of an occupational health and safety program
  • Outline the OHS responsibilities of workplace parties
  • Summarize the requirements for Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSCs) or Health and Safety Representatives
  • Describe hazard identification, assessment, and control techniques
  • Recognize policies and procedures required to ensure a safe workplace
  • Outline topics for employee orientation, education and training
  • Identify inspection, investigation and reporting requirement
  • Recall emergency planning and first aid requirements

Course Outline

This online Occupational Health and Safety Program Development course is made up of the following sections:

  1. List the elements of an occupational health and safety program
  2. Outline the OHS responsibilities of workplace parties
  3. Describe hazard identification, assessment, and control techniques
  4. Recognize policies and procedures required to ensure a safe workplace
  5. Outline topics for employee orientation, education and training
  6. Identify inspection, investigation, and reporting requirements
  7. Recall emergency planning and first aid requirements

Course Audience

This Occupational Health and Safety Program Development online training course was designed for employers and owners of small and medium-sized businesses.

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of online courses.

This Occupational Health and Safety Program Development online training course explores the elements of an occupational health and safety (OHS) program. Occupational health and safety legislation in most Canadian jurisdictions requires that employers develop an OHS program. Typical elements include: a health and safety policy; assignment of health and safety responsibilities; a joint health and safety committee (JHSC) or health and safety representative; hazard identification, assessment and control; safe work procedures; new worker orientation; education and training; workplace inspections; incident investigation and reporting; emergency planning; first aid; and injury reporting.

Course Learning Objectives

On completion of this Occupational Health and Safety Program Development course, the user will learn:

  • List the elements of an occupational health and safety program
  • Outline the OHS responsibilities of workplace parties
  • Summarize the requirements for Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSCs) or Health and Safety Representatives
  • Describe hazard identification, assessment, and control techniques
  • Recognize policies and procedures required to ensure a safe workplace
  • Outline topics for employee orientation, education and training
  • Identify inspection, investigation and reporting requirement
  • Recall emergency planning and first aid requirements

Course Outline

This online Occupational Health and Safety Program Development course is made up of the following sections:

  1. List the elements of an occupational health and safety program
  2. Outline the OHS responsibilities of workplace parties
  3. Describe hazard identification, assessment, and control techniques
  4. Recognize policies and procedures required to ensure a safe workplace
  5. Outline topics for employee orientation, education and training
  6. Identify inspection, investigation, and reporting requirements
  7. Recall emergency planning and first aid requirements

Course Audience

This Occupational Health and Safety Program Development online training course was designed for employers and owners of small and medium-sized businesses.

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of online courses.

Products specifications
Course LanguageEnglish
Length Range30 Minutes or Less
Length (Hours)0.5
Course FeaturesAccessible, Audio, Mobile
Module Number(s)41421EN
Products specifications
Course LanguageEnglish
Length Range30 Minutes or Less
Length (Hours)0.5
Course FeaturesAccessible, Audio, Mobile
Module Number(s)41421EN
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