Occupational Health & Safety Management - 060
Occupational Health and Safety professionals are committed to promoting and supporting health and safety activities in all levels of their organizations. This program will help students develop or enhance their knowledge and expertise in workplace health and safety. From advising on health and safety requirements, to supporting Health and Safety Committees, interpreting OH&S act and regulations, and conducting accident/incident investigations, the program covers many facets of workplace health and safety.
Learning from industry professionals, this certificate explores the fundamentals of Occupational Health & Safety, including Fire Safety, Hazard Assessment, Health and Safety Program Development, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and more. These courses will equip students with broader legal and technical knowledge to function effectively in their occupation, and prepare them to complete a written occupational health and safety policy and maintain a program to implement that policy, including defining health and safety objectives and developing policies and procedures.
Many of the courses are delivered in an online format to suit the schedules of working professionals. Developed for supervisors, safety coordinators, occupational health nurses, Joint Health and Safety Committees members and others, this certificate will prepare students to take on an exciting career in Occupational Health & Safety.
View courses available this term under Program of Studies.
You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.
Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.
Admission & Registration
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.
Click on the course number or course title for more information on each course.
Visit the Textbooks page for information on ordering your course materials.
A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.
Courses in this program are currently offered via OntarioLearn equivalency:
- SAFE 10071 Fire Protection is equivalent to SAFE FT100 Basic Principal Fire Safety
|Register||Course number||Course title||Course Hours|
|N/A||ENVROH105||Occupational Toxicology and Disease||36.00|
|Register||SAFE10045||Introduction to Ergonomics||42.00|
|Register||SAFE10072||Hazard Assessment and Control||39.00|
|Register||SAFEFT100||Basic Principles Of Fire Safety||42.00|
|Register||SAFEOH308||H & S Program Development & Coordination||45.00|
|Register||SAFEOH309||Workplace Safety And Insurance Act||42.00|
The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.
|Course Code||Course Name||
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
(May to Aug)
|SAFE10078||Industrial Hygiene (equivalent to ENVROH101)||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|ENVROH105||Occupational Toxicology and Disease||MyCanvas|
|SAFE10045||Introduction to Ergonomics||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|SAFE10072||Hazard Assessment and Control||MyCanvas||MyCanvas||MyCanvas|
|SAFEFT100||Basic Principles Of Fire Safety||MyCanvas|
|SAFEOH308||H & S Program Development & Coordination||MyCanvas||MyCanvas||MyCanvas|
|SAFEOH309||Workplace Safety And Insurance Act||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
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Frequently Asked Questions
- Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS (opens new window)
- Canadian Standards Association (CSA) (opens new window)
- Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (opens new window)
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) (opens new window)
- Health & Safety Ontario (opens new window)
- Ontario Ministry of Labour (opens new window)
- Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) (opens new window)
- Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (opens new window)