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Course Description

This course begins with an examination of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and how the compensation system operates. An emphasis is placed on a detailed examination of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Canada Labour Code Part 2. A thorough analysis of the elements of the Internal Responsibility System is provided (duties, committees, work refusals). Secondary federal and provincial legislation is also covered. The course concludes with issues related to enforcement, prosecutions and due diligence.

Notes

COHS cannot be replaced by CMHR 711 as a course credit towards the Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.

Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.

Note for Intensive sections only: intensive section(s) of this course, scheduled for delivery over a 5 day period, will require students to be in class throughout each day, and may include additional asynchronous components, recorded material, group work. etc. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.

This course includes on-campus section(s) for the Spring/Summer 2022 term. On-campus sections are identified in each section's detail summary as “Classroom” (and/or “Downtown” as the location). Visit COVID-19 Updates for Chang School Students for the most up-to-date guidance on attending on-campus classes.  

 

 

 

 

Requisites

Antirequisite: CMHR 711

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Course Sections
Class Number
1532
Type
LEC
Dates
May 02, 2022 to Jul 29, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $603.32 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1533
Type
LEC
Dates
May 02, 2022 to Jul 29, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $603.32 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1777
Type
LEC
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 6:00PM
Dates
May 02, 2022 to May 06, 2022
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $603.32 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information