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Concepts in Safety Management

Course Number
5900 (Occupational & Environmental Health)
Course Instructor(s)
Paul Bozek, Lissa Ceolin

Course Description

  • This course provides an overview of the principles of safety management including a discussion of common occupational hazards, human factors affecting safety in the workplace, assessment of risk and the design of systems to manage them.
  • The course provides opportunities for participants to learn from safety practioners from a broad range of industries and observe and evaluate hazards and risk in actual workplace settings.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course the participants should:

  • Understand the principles and theories of accident causation;
  • Understand common workplace hazards and be able to assess risk;
  • Be conversant with key regulated requirements for workplace safety in Ontario;
  • Be able to apply various approaches to safety management;
  • Appreciate the importance of assurance and understand approaches to auditing; and
  • Through interactive sessions and site visits be able to apply this knowledge in the workplace setting.

General Requirements

  • CHL 5910F, Practicum I

Pre/Co-Requisite Courses