HN1400 - Occupational Health and Safety

This is an introductory course in the fundamental principles and practices of occupational health and safety (OH&S). A solid understanding of OH&S issues, legislation and programs is essential to create an effective OH&S program. The student will explore development of OH&S; costs of accidents, injuries and workplace illnesses; legislation and regulation; hazards and agents; hazard recognition and assessment; workplace compensation; accident investigation; and OH&S program management. Students will have the opportunity to apply various OH&S practices and techniques using case studies and simulations and to obtain WHMIS certification.

This course is offered in the following programs:
Business Administration (General)
Business Administration (Human Resource Management)
Business Management (Human Resource Management)