Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
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Learn what benefits can be gained from health & safety in your workplace.

Business Case for Health and Safety
Language: French | English
NOTE: This course is being offered for awareness purposes only. A certificate of completion will not be provided.

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Course Details

Course Description

Responsible business owners, managers, and supervisors want to know the benefits to be gained when considering any workplace initiative. This awareness-level course will introduce participants to many positive reasons for adopting a proactive approach to health and safety. This course is offered FREE of charge by CCOHS to promote awareness of this important issue.

Topics include:

  • What is Health and Safety? An Overview
  • Benefits for Employers and Organizations
  • How Employees Benefit
  • Developing a Health and Safety Program

Upon completion of the course you will know how to:

  • Describe five types of benefits that employers and their organizations can attain by managing health and safety
  • Describe both the short-term and long-term benefits of health and safety
  • Explain how employees can also benefit
  • Understand the costs that can be reduced by managing health & safety
  • List the elements of a basic health and safety program

Average time to complete this course is about 30 minutes.

Target Audience

  • Managers and supervisors
  • Business Owners
  • Anyone who wants to learn about the value of organizational health and safety



Delivery Method

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.

Review Process

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

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