Bear Awareness: Tips from Pros

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Bear Awareness this Summer As we know in Canada, spring is when bears start emerging from hibernation, hungry and no doubt a little grumpy. The #1 tip from BC Parks: Don’t be a contributor to food-conditioning. A food-conditioned bear can lose their natural fear of humans making them more confident when searching for an easy meal. Food-conditioned bears are impossible … Read More

OHS: Working in the Field

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OHS career potential

Earning an occupational health and safety certificate raises your career potential in any number of positions, responsibilities, and fields. Occupational health and safety jobs in Canada often require an OH&S certificate to meet the minimum education requirements of these occupations. Being certified may lead to positions as a Health and Safety Manager, Coordinator or Advisor. Furthermore, having an occupational health … Read More

Health and Safety: What are your options?

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health and safety careers

Who doesn’t like options? For Occupational Health & Safety professionals, career options exist in all types of sectors. Most of all in sectors such as manufacturing, mining, forestry, construction, and government. These sectors depend on certified occupational health and safety (OHS) workers to specialize as consultants, coordinators, managers, or inspectors, to assure workplace safety compliance. Health and safety inspectors, for example, … Read More

UNBC Continuing Studies to expand online programming, meet regional job demands

Nicole NeufeldOccupational Health and Safety Online0 Comments

UNBC Continuing Studies has reached an agreement that will expand its online services to include an Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) certification program. Expected to be launched this fall, the certificate will provide accessible training for job seekers and industry leaders looking to fill potential job openings for OH&S practitioners. British Columbia’s industrial economy is projected to undergo several major … Read More

Getting an Environmental Monitoring Certificate

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Getting an Environmental Monitoring Certificate

In Canada, there are some specific things needed to get an accredited Environmental Monitoring Certificate. There are several face-to-face courses across Canada that give you varying levels of education and experience. UNBC’s Environmental Monitoring Certificate is taught by industry experts and can be taken as an in-class certificate at the Prince George campus or as an Online Certificate through our … Read More

CEMPs, EMPs, Component Plans and EPPs

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CEMPs EMPs Component Plans and EPPs - Environmental Monitoring Paperwork

Who Knew Environmental Protection Has So Many Acronyms The Construction Environmental Management Program is focused on the actual construction of the project rather than the pre-construction planning and development phase. This program is initialized to provide contractors with performance-based environmental requirements for the protection of important bio-physical, cultural, archaeological, and sociological economic values that are within the project area. Site-specific … Read More