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Access a program of e-courses designed to help improve health and safety in your small business.

Small Business Health and Safety Certificate Program
Language: English | French

This product is not eligible for any CCOHS Membership discounts or any other promotions.

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Course Details

Course Description

This comprehensive program provides managers, supervisors and workplace health and safety champions with an in-depth understanding of health and safety in Canada. Participants will learn about their rights under health and safety legislation, how to meet their regulatory compliance responsibilities, and how to foster a health and safety culture by systematically addressing common health and safety concerns in their workplaces.

The program includes 21 hours of online training in 11 courses, each with an exam. All course exams must be passed to achieve an overall certificate of completion for the program. Once all exams are passed, you can access your Small Business Health and Safety Certificate by clicking on the 'SBHS Certificate' link.

Courses include:


Prior technical knowledge of health and safety is not a requirement. However, familiarity with workplace processes and practices is helpful.

Delivery Method

The e-Courses are delivered as on-line courses. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! They are designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience. The publications are in print format and will be shipped to the location of your choice.


Registration for this course is provided online.

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.

VuBiz Partnership

We partnered with Vubiz - an international leader in e-learning development - to create CCOHS e-Courses.

Vubiz offers other related e-learning courses that may also be of interest to you. Read about them in the Vubiz Catalogue of e-learning courses.