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Orientation on Health & Safety for New Workers

eCourse Orientation on Health & Safety for New Workers

This updated e-course features an improved look and functionality to enrich your learning experience.

Duration: 90 Minutes
Price per person: $49.00

Overview

Every workplace has hazards. Whether physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic, psychosocial, or other general safety hazards, it is important for new workers to be able to recognize and be given the right knowledge and tools to effectively address workplace hazards.

This course is an introduction to important workplace health and safety issues. Learn about hazards in the workplace and how you can help protect yourself and your co-workers on the job.

What topics will be covered?
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Recognizing workplace hazards Working safely - general approaches Working safely - specific hazards Occupational health and safety law Occupational health and safety programs, and the roles of committees

What are the benefits?
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  • Identify the three fundamental rights given to workers in health and safety legislation
  • Recognize the duties of employers and workers
  • List the six basic types of workplace hazards and give examples
  • Identify how workplace hazards are controlled and steps you can take to protect yourself
  • Recognize the basic elements of an occupational health and safety program
  • Identify who to ask for help with health and safety matters

Average time to complete this course is approximately 90 minutes.

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-P3885EN

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.