Objectives/Learning Outcomes

Through successful completion of this program, you will acquire the knowledge, skills, and judgement to function as an entry-level practitioner in occupational health and safety. You will be able to contribute to the development and maintenance of a healthy and safe work environment.

Upon completion of the Occupational Health and Safety Program you should be able to: 
  • Interpret and apply legislative requirements, industry standards, and best practices in a variety of workplaces.
  • Apply risk management principles to anticipate, identify, evaluate and control physical, chemical, biological and psychosocial hazards.
  • Collect, manage, and interpret information and data to identify trends and issues in the workplace.
  • Design, support, and evaluate health and safety programs and implement procedures using project management principles and processes appropriate to the task.
  • Affect/manage change by advancing OH&S principles within management systems, cultures, practices, and priorities.
  • Apply basic adult learning and assessment principles in the design, development and delivery of training and information for differing levels within the workplace. 
  • Set and achieve work priorities and goals individually and as a team member.
  • Use a range of effective communication skills and methods to clearly and briefly convey regulatory and technical information and data to designated audiences.
  • Practice due diligence and employ ethical standards in all aspects of professional conduct.
  • Use current technologies and applications appropriate to the task.
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