The Importance of Health & Safety in the Workplace

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Health and safety doesn’t need to be complicated if you know the basics.

Course Description

This course is designed to help you answer another common question asked by entrepreneurs, how do I prevent injury or disease from occurring at the workplace? It offers basic information regarding the first aid requirements, methods to identify hazards and control risks, how to prevent injuries, investigate incidents and how to orient and train your workers. This course also includes extensive lists of useful resources to help ensure the workplace is a healthy and safe workplace.

Before starting this course, it’s recommended you take this course first, Understanding WorkSafeBC Insurance Coverage and Premiums. In that course, it addresses the question, do I need to register with WorkSafeBC? 

Who is This Course For?

  • Small business owners/employers
  • Small business managers/supervisors

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the health and safety responsibilities of specific people on a worksite

  • Determine first aid requirements in the workplace

  • Understand requirements for first aid procedure and know how to carry out practice drills

  • Identify common workplace hazards

  • Determine when to conduct investigations and describe the four stages of investigation

  • Understand the requirements for new and young worker orientation program

With all of these topics to cover, why don’t we get started!

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