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Orientation on Health and Safety for New Workers

Orientation on Health and Safety for New Workers

This course provides a general introduction to occupational health and safety for all new workers.

Duration: 1.5 Hours
Price per person: $49.00

Overview

Every workplace has hazards. This course provides a general introduction to occupational health and safety for all new workers. Participants will gain knowledge of their workplace rights under health and safety legislation, understand the role of health and safety programs within a workplace, and learn how to identify job-related hazards in order to work safely.

Learn how to work safely, recognize workplace hazards and the basic elements of an occupational health and safety program.

The course also features case studies, review quizzes, and "Ask a Question". There is a self-assessment quiz to test understanding of the material at the end of Part 1. At the end of Part 2, 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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  • Recognizing workplace hazards
  • Occupational health and safety law
  • General approaches to working safely Working safely - specific hazards
  • Preparing for emergencies
  • Occupational health and safety programs
  • Who to ask for help
What are the benefits?
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Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the three fundamental rights of workers in health and safety legislation
  • Describe the general duties of employers and workers
  • List the six basic types of workplace hazards
  • Understand how workplace hazards are controlled and steps you can take to protect yourself
  • Recognize the basic elements of an occupational health and safety program
  • Know whom to work with regarding health and safety matters
Who is this recommended for?
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This course is suitable to workers in organizations of all sizes, and in all industries and occupations, including:

People new to the workforce

  • Young workers under the age of 25
  • People transferred within their organization
  • All workers where processes and hazards have changed in the workplace
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 Seats Discount
100 - 499
25%
500 - 999 50%
1000+ 80%

This course is also available in French

Item Number: EOHSW-P1789EN

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.