Faculty: Construction, Trades and Mining
Certification: Diploma of Health and Human Sciences
Academy Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) program responds to the growing demand for employees in the area of health and safety. Graduates will be able to: interpret OHS legislation, develop OHS/Loss-Control Programs, conduct audits and inspections of existing OHS and environmental programs, and design and deliver effective OHS training programs for workers.
The OHS Program meets the formal education requirements for certification with the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP). There are other criteria graduates must meet to become eligible to register for BCRSP certification; your admissions officer can provide more information on this topic.
|Accident Causation and Investigation||Lockout/Tagout|
|Approaches to Safety Management||Management and Organizational Behaviour|
|Business Communications (Written)||Occupational Hygiene and Office Ergonomics|
|Confined Space Entry Certification Training||OHS Law and Professional Practice|
|Critical Incident Stress Debriefing||OHSE Auditing Principals and Techniques|
|Disability Management||Powerline Hazards|
|Due Diligence and Compliance||Probability and Statistics Fundamentals|
|Effective Workplace Training||Program Ownership and Motivation|
|Emergency Planning||Risk Assessment|
|Environmental Management Applications||Soft Tissue Injury: Back Injury Prevention|
|Environmental Management Foundations||Spreadsheets|
|Fall Protection Certification Training||Standard First Aid|
|Fire Safety Techniques||Total Quality Management|
|Fundamentals of Ergonomics||Word Processing Comprehensive|
|Health and Safety Committee Training||Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System|
|Industrial Safety Techniques and Technology||Workplace Wellness|
|Introduction to Law||Workterm|
Courses within this program have been leased from Don Sayers & Associates.
Graduates of Academy Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety program have an opportunity to apply for advanced standing towards Cape Breton University’s Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) degree program. For more information, please click here
Upon successful completion of the OHS Program, graduates are eligible to work in a variety of positions such as Occupational Health and Safety Officers, Safety Coordinators, Safety Inspectors, Compliance Officers, Safety Auditors, Safety Advisors, Safety Managers and Safety Consultants, depending on specific hiring practices. OHS employment opportunities exist with government and private industry. OHS employment opportunities exist with government and private industry.