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Orientation on Health and Safety for New Workers *Updated!*

New employees need to know about their health and safety responsibilities, legislation, job related hazards, and how to work safely.

Two workers wearing hard hats, safety vests, and safety glasses. The one on the right is holding a smart pad and points to something in the distance.
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e-Course
Language:
English/French
Duration:
1.5 hours
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Description

This updated e-course features an improved look and functionality to enrich your learning experience.

Every workplace has hazards. Whether physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic, psychosocial, or other general safety hazards, it is important for new workers to be able to recognize and be given the right knowledge and tools to effectively address workplace hazards.

This course is an introduction to important workplace health and safety issues. Learn about hazards in the workplace and how you can help protect yourself and your co-workers on the job.

Topics include:

  • Recognizing workplace hazards
  • Working safely – general approaches
  • Working safely – specific hazards
  • Occupational health and safety law
  • Occupational health and safety programs, and the roles of committees

Upon completion of the course you will know how to:

  • Identify the three fundamental rights given to workers in health and safety legislation
  • Recognize the duties of employers and workers
  • List the six basic types of workplace hazards and give examples
  • Identify how workplace hazards are controlled and steps you can take to protect yourself
  • Recognize the basic elements of an occupational health and safety program
  • Identify who to ask for help with health and safety matters

Average time to complete this course is approximately 90 minutes.

Target Audience

This course is suitable to workers in organizations of all sizes, and in all industries and occupations, including:

  • People new to the workforce
  • Young workers, under the age of 25
  • People transferred within their organization
  • All workers where processes and hazards have changed in the workplace

Prerequisite

None

Certificate of Completion

Upon completion of the course and passing a final, multiple-choice exam, learners will be able to print a certificate of completion.

System Requirements

This course is delivered online. View the minimum system requirements to take this course.

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 this e-course.

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The CCOHS Difference

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.

Certificate of Completion

Earn a certificate upon successful course completion (except free awareness courses).

Created in Partnership

We partner with Vubiz, an international leader in elearning development, to deliver our courses.