OH&S Safety Program or Safety System

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OH&S Safety Program

OH&S Practitioners are responsible for developing and implementing an OH&S Safety Program and Safety Systems. However, what is the difference between a program and a system? What is an OH&S Safety Program? An OH&S Safety Program is a plan of action created by organizations to prevent accidents and occupational diseases in the workplace. In Canada, OH&S legislation requires organizations to … Read More

CRSP® designation and your OHS career

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CRSP® designation

Why pursue a Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (CRSP®) designation? The CRSP® designation “is considered a benchmark in the [Occupational Health & Safety] profession and the designation of choice for Canadian OHS professionals,” states the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals. With the CRSP® designation you may raise your career potential in the field of occupational health and safety by earning the nationally recognized … 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

History of GPS

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History of GPS

A Brief History of…Satellite Systems When we think of GPS’ we think of a single and all-encompassing global positioning system – but this isn’t the case! Did you a ‘GPS’ is actually just one of four global positioning systems used today? The four global positioning systems include: GPS –From the United States and consists of 24 satellites included in the … Read More

What is GPS?

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What is GPS - Environmental Monitoring

Global Positioning Systems or Genius Pinpointing Systems? Did you know that GPS’ (also known as global positioning systems) are just one of the satellite navigation systems that we have on earth? GPS’ were first created and introduced by the United States Department of Defense, with the accompanying launch of 24 satellites into the earth’s orbit. Eventually, this system evolved and … Read More

The Differences of Endangered Species

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The Differences of Endangered Species
‘What Can I do to help Endangered Species?’ More than you think… We need to protect all animals, no matter how endangered they are! BUT did you know that in B.C. only identified wildlife habitats are protected under management plans. So, unless an area is identified as a wildlife habitat, project mitigation measures will not even apply, even if there ... Read More

How to Monitor Wildlife

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How to monitor wildlife
Monitor Something that Really Matters – Northern B.C.'s Wildlife! The best part about trekking or working outdoors in Northern B.C. is being able to experience the fabulous abundance of wildlife! Sadly, many industrial and recreational activities can have a harmful effect on wildlife. Such negative factors include habitat loss, degradation of habitat, increased access for hunting and trapping, vehicle collisions, ... Read More

Steps to Get a Natural Resource Project Approved

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Steps to get a natural resource project approved
Grab Frodo! – Get Started on the Epic Journey Towards Natural Resource Project Approval! It can take a loooong time to achieve a natural resource project approval! Which is actually a good thing because it shows that there are many steps taken into consideration and evaluated to ensure that a project is safe and sustainable for the natural resources involved. ... Read More

Top Companies to Work for in the North as an Environmental Monitor

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Top Companies to Work for as an environmental monitor

Get to work! What do Canfor, West Fraser, Spectra Energy, and BC Hydro all have in common? They want you & your phenomenal Environmental Monitoring skills! Not only are these awesome companies to work for (hello benefits!), but they are all currently planning and carrying out projects in Central and Northern B.C. Currently, there are dozens of large-scale companies working on … Read More