Work shouldn’t be bad for your health, but it can be. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners help create safe and healthy workplaces in all industries by identifying health and hygiene hazards.

In this course, you will learn about common and significant health hazards at work and how to manage them. You will discover the main players involved in occupational hygiene and what each of them does. By going through a comprehensive description of different hazards and related control measures, you will gain insight into how to keep workers from being exposed to dangerous substances and forces.


You Will Learn How To

  • Identify common occupational hygiene problems and how to handle them within the OH&S regulatory framework
  • Explain the specific safety challenges of confined space entry
  • Distinguish between regulated exposure limits for different substances, and apply the hierarchy of controls to specific hazards
  • Define different types of chemical, physical, and biological health hazards, how workers can be exposed to them, and the effects they can have

You Will Learn By

  • Completing the online lessons, which include text, images, interactive activities, and instructional videos
  • Reading textbook chapters and other materials
  • Taking Lesson Quizzes
  • Submitting the Lesson Assignment
  • Taking the Final Quiz

To learn more, take a look at the syllabus for this course.

UNBC course instructors bring expertise from sectors such as mining, forestry and facilities.  They are keen teachers who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with employees and employers alike.

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