The Importance of Health & Safety in the Workplace

Course Description

WorkSafeBC estimates over 100,000 workplace injuries are reported annually in British Columbia. Each of us has a role in reducing this figure, and this work should begin with the employer. In any workplace, the health and safety of employees should always be the top priority. Implementing preventative measures, risk assessments and other safety procedures will make employees feel safer while drastically decreasing the number of accidents.

Join us for this foundational accident prevention FREE e-course and identify an employer’s responsibilities in creating a healthy and safe workplace. You’ll discover the benefits of establishing a safety program, key tips for preventing injuries, and how to effectively orient and train employees in accident prevention.

What Will I Learn?

  • 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

Who is this course for?

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

Course Duration: ~1.5h

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Course Details
Price: FREE + GST Course expires 1 year after purchase
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