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Health and Safety for Small Business

Health and Safety for Small Business

This course introduces owners and managers to the types of health and safety problems that can occur in small businesses.
Duration: 1 Hour
Price per person: $49.00

Training Overview

This course introduces owners and managers to the types of health and safety problems that can occur in small businesses. It offers practical information and tips regarding strategies to identify hazards and manage risks and describes how to develop a health and safety program including emergency planning and hazard management. The course also includes extensive lists of free resources available from health and safety organizations.

Protect your small business by implementing an effective health and safety program.

The course features case studies, review quizzes, and "Ask a Question". Those who score at least 80% on the final exam will be able to print a certificate of completion.

What topics will be covered?
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Topics include:

  • The business case for health and safety
  • Legislation and responsibilities of employer and employees
  • Key health and safety issues in small businesses
  • Elements of the health and safety program
  • WHMIS and occupational hygiene
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Fire protection
  • Ergonomics
  • Inspections
  • Accident investigation
What are the benefits?
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Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Elements of the business case for health and safety
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees for workplace safety
  • Key components of a health and safety program
  • Components of the national WHMIS program
  • How to recognize and manage chemical hazards
  • Basics of emergency preparedness and fire protection
  • Common ergonomic problems and their solutions
  • Effective techniques for inspections and accident investigations
Who is this recommended for?
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  • Owners, managers and employees of small businesses
  • Health and safety representatives
  • Health and safety committee members
How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

Group Discounts
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The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

Total SeatsDiscount
100 - 49925%
500 - 99950%
1000+80%

Item Number: EHSMB-P1428EN

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

©Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. All rights Reserved. E-Course description and content provided by CCOHS under license with WSPS. Unauthorized reproduction and distribution strictly prohibited.