Workpl Safety/Employ Readiness

ENVR 1005

Course description

Health and safety along with employment readiness is a necessity for all students entering the workforce. Student gains an overview of current legislation and standards pertaining to environmental health and safety and the process of preparing for entry into the workplace. Topics include historical perspectives, health and safety management systems, hazardous materials management, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), biological, physical and chemical hazards, environmental monitoring devices, confined space entry, personal protective equipment, and emergency response. Personal workplace development and learning skills are emphasized in student learning. Select certification is incorporated in this course, including WHMIS (GHS) and Operator In Training Exam.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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