Continuing Studies Courses & Workshops

Browse through courses and workshops offered by UNBC continuing studies.

  • OHS 1 - Introduction to Occupational Health & Safety Fundamentals

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    This module provides an overview of the field of Occupational Health & Safety and discusses how health and safety relate to an organization's overall management system. Course content addresses...

  • OHS 10 - Safety Program Design & Analysis

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    In the final module, learners will develop skills to coordinate, develop, implement, and maintain an OHS program within an organization. They will be able to objectively analyze (audit) the effectiveness of an...

  • OHS 2 - Legislation - Act & Regulation

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    This module will provide students with an understanding of the legislation in the OHS field, including acts and regulations from a variety of governing bodies including but not limited to: WorkSafeBC, the BC...

  • OHS 3 - Workplace Hazard Analysis, Risk Assessment & Control

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    In this module, learners will be introduced to the hierarchy of workplace hazard controls as well as hazard analysis explanation and its process. Participants will have practice analyzing jobs tasks in order...

  • OHS 4 - Ergonomics for Injury Prevention and Accommodation

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    Ergonomics plays a key role in the prevention of occupational injuries and vocational rehabilitation of injured workers. Ergonomics (or human factors) is concerned with interactions among humans and other...

  • OHS 5 - Hazardous Materials & Industrial Hygiene

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    In this module, learners will be introduced to legislation regulating hazardous materials used and transferred in the workplace and the environment. During the class, learners will fully explore the Workplace...

  • OHS 6 - Fire Safety Planning & Systems

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    In this module, learners will be introduced to the history of fire and how its use and misuse have influenced humanity over the centuries, specifically the chemistry of fire, fire hazards, fire causes, and...

  • OHS 7 - Safety Inspections

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    In this module, students will understand the entire inspection process, from the need for conducting inspections, types of inspections and when these should be conducted, who should be involved in the process...

  • OHS 8 - Accident Investigations & Reporting

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    In this module, students will learn how to conduct accident investigations. Participants will be shown how to identify basic accident causes and contributing factors. Additionally, learners will understand and...

  • OHS 9 - Emergency Preparedness & Response

    Occupational Health and Safety
    Certificate Course

    In this module, learners will be able to identify emergency situations and assess appropriate Emergency Preparedness and Responses (ERP). Participants will learn how to evaluate issues that arise prior to,...