Occupational Health & Safety Management

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Course List

Term 1

BUS-1883: Business Analytics

Strong computer skills are essential to finding employment in management and administration. This course provides students with resources and guidance to develop skills in Microsoft Office Excel and apply data processing and data analysis to real world business scenarios. Students develop skills in time management, self-discipline, and having an eye for detail and improve their ability to read and follow written instructions. Business Analytics is a course delivered using practical hands-on applications in the computer lab, student self-assessments, and online resources all designed to provide flexibility in learning. This course prepares students for further opportunities to apply their spreadsheet skills and expand upon as they continue in their areas of study.

COM-3013: Professional Communications

This course requires students to write professional communications essential to workplace success. Students will prepare professionally written and designed documents, incorporating research and documentation where appropriate. Students will prepare, practise, and deliver professional oral presentations.

OHS-3073: Operational Safety

Basic theoretical and operational knowledge of the hazards and techniques that may be encountered in the workplace are discussed. Students will identify hazards and safe operating procedures that include: Safeguard Systems, Personal Protective Equipment, Hazardous Energy, Materials Handling and Storage, Hoisting and Rigging Equipment, Powered Industrial Vehicles, Hand and Portable Power Tools, Woodworking Machinery, Welding and Cutting, Metalworking Machinery, Automated Systems or Processes, Confined Spaces, and Fall Protection.

OHS-2093: Risk Management

The course provides students with a broad knowledge of risk management process, principles and practices. Topics include identifying, evaluating, assessing and analyzing different methods and techniques to prevent, reduce, mitigate or eliminate loss. Explore critical considerations of loss to personnel, property, liability, etc. Cost benefit analysis will also be introduced for selection of best alternative measures to manage risk and implement an effective risk management program

WDI-1001: Workplace Diversity

By 2017, Statistics Canada projects that 1 in 5 of the Canadian Labour force will be from a visible minority. Intercultural competency is required for the Canadian workplace environment. The focus of this course is on workplace diversity, Canadian business practices and cross cultural communication skills. The goal is for students to be able to work more effectively in an intercultural environment.

MAN-1163: Organizational Behaviour

This subject is an examination of the contemporary Canadian business environment including the organization, leadership and management decision process which influences the behaviour of individuals and groups. Increased global competition, technological change and the rising expectations of both employees and employers have underlined the need for improved and more effective leadership. This subject provides a better understanding of this process.

OHS-2003: Occupational Health and Safety Legislation

Students are introduced to a detailed examination of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Canada Labor Code Part 2, applicable regulations, guidelines and codes. Students will learn the essential elements of the Canadian legal system, application of OHS law, communication and enforcement of OHS legal standards, prosecutions, professional ethics and due diligence. Students will be introduced to the historical development of occupational health. The independent and interdependent functions of occupational health team members are analyzed. Resource management, including financial considerations will be addressed.

Term 2

OHS-2013: Ergonomics

Ergonomics is the science that addresses human performance and well-being in relation to the tasks that are being completed, the equipment used, and the environment in which work is being completed. Students are introduced to the practice of ergonomics and the technical elements required when developing an ergonomics program to prevent occupational illness and injury by changing the design of work and workplaces. Building on a foundation of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and information processing, the student will learn how to evaluate and apply human capabilities and limitations to the design of workplaces, work methods, and jobs positions for optimal safety, efficiency, productivity and comfort. This course will also cover ergonomic system design, task analysis, muscle use, anthropometry, workspace design, musculoskeletal disorders, shiftwork, organizational and psychosocial aspects of work.

OHS-2053: Disability Management

Exploration of key concepts leading to practices in integrated Disability Management will be learned by students. A multi-disciplinary approach to managing all forms of disability will be put forward based on sound best practice disability management techniques. The Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and how the compensation system operates, along with government legislation, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act and applicable regulations will be reviewed. Multiple models of disability management will be presented. The assessment, evaluation, and accommodation of various return to work processes will be undertaken, developed and implemented.

OHS-4443: OHS and Environmental Management Systems

This course will provide students with the knowledge for implementing and evaluating the performance of a fully functional management system based on organizational requirements. This course will focus on the most common and current management systems applied in Canada, particularly the requirements for Environmental Management Systems (EMS) ISO 14001:2015 and Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) ISO 45001:2018 (OHSAS 18001). and CSA: Z1000-14.

OHS-5553: Environmental Legislations

This course provides students with the skills and practical knowledge that apply to various regulatory standards related to air, water, soil, hazardous waste, chemical management and other related environmental legislation. Topics will be analyzed in terms of standard development, enforcement at municipal, provincial and federal levels, and the validity of the standard's ability to protect health and the environment particularly specific environmental statues that are significant to Ontario practice today.

OHS-3003: Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology

Students will be introduced to the historical background and basic concepts of occupational hygiene recognition, evaluation. Other topics include the control of health hazards in the workplace environment and to relate the role of the industrial hygienist to other professionals in the occupational health team, chemical, biological, physical and ergonomic stresses, and an in-depth examination of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Values (TLV) booklet.

OHS-4003: Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology Lab

Workers may be exposed to various hazards in the workplace which may affect their health and safety. Exposure monitoring for chemical, biological, and physical hazards frequently encountered in the workplace is reinforced through laboratory experiments and field measurements. As a hands-on component to theory of industrial hygiene and toxicology, students employ practical methods of sampling, measurement techniques and interpretation of results.

OHS-1921: Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR

An intensive certified Red Cross course, including written and practical tests, is designed to teach people first aid procedures and skill (without special equipment) that can be applied at the scene of an accident. This course also instructs the students in one and two rescuer CPR in adult and child and on rescuer infant victims. In the absence of professional medical help or supervisor, one will use techniques to preserve life, minimize the effects of injury, and promote recovery. Course fee includes materials.

CPP-1001: Co-op Preparation

This course will provide students with employment preparatory skills specifically related to Co-operative Education. This will include understanding the Co-operative Education & Internship Policy, understanding the support system available through the Co-op and Career Services department, utilizing social media, preparing effective cover letters & resume as well as the fundamentals of behavioural based interviewing.

Academic Break

Academic Break

Term 3

HRM-5003: Program Design Development and Implementation

Students will learn to design, implement, manage and evaluate new and existing programs in the workplace. Students will learn how to review legislative requirements, processes, tools and equipment, collect and analyze data to design effective and functional programs to meet organizational needs. Student will learn methods to evaluate programs and present findings to assist in making informed decisions.

OHS-2043: Accident Prevention and Investigation

The history of accident prevention will be examined, and will concentrate on the principles of managing safety. This course examines proper accident investigation, accident reporting, audits, inspections, accident costs, safety committees, elimination of hazards and basic loss control principles. This course examines the techniques and procedures for the prevention, control, and investigation of workplace accidents, incidents and hazards (with an emphasis on the Province of Ontario).

OHS-3013: Emergency Planning and Management

Students will develop an understanding of various emergency plans/procedures, identifying roles and responsibilities in emergency plans. This course is specific to the Emergency Response field with a strong focus on fire prevention. Students will learn unique information concerning response to emergencies, how to manage them, drill preparation and preparedness.

OHS-3043: Health and Wellness

Students will be skilled in program design and management, psycho-social and physical health issues, mental health management, nutrition, program planning and health promotion theory, graduates bring a holistic and multi-disciplinary approach to workplace wellness. Students will be able to assess health risk factors, develop health and wellness plans and strategies to promote individual and organizational well-being. Students will gain knowledge in providing wellness coaching as well as designing, implementing and evaluating effective health promotion strategies and programs and managing programs in accordance with organizational policies and procedures.

OHS-3063: Introduction to Process Safety

Process safety refers to the prevention of unintentional releases of chemicals, energy, or other potentially dangerous materials (including steam) during the course of chemical processes that can have a serious effect to the plant and environment. Students will study how industrial processes can affect worker and environmental health and safety.

OHS-5014: Workshop Series

This series of workshops will provide students with the skills and knowledge which is applicable and specific to a variety of different business settings and industrial workplace environments. Over the course of these workshops, students receive a variety of tools and strategiesthat will assist in putting health and safetyskills demonstrated through these workshops into practice. Guest speakers will be invited to present on particular topics.

Term 4

CPL-1049: Co-op Work Term - Full-Time*

Co-operative education provides students with the opportunity to apply classroom learning to the workplace, undertake career sampling and gain valuable work experience that may assist students in leveraging employment after graduation. For further information regarding co-op, please refer to: https://www.lambtoncollege.ca/co-op_and_career/

ALP-5559: Applied Project

Applied Project is aimed at enriching student success by combining the skills students have learned throughout their program. Within the course, students are taught valuable proposal development skills, project management techniques and presentation skills through weekly workshops. Moreover, the project should, by its very nature, attempt to enhance and strengthen the student's employability prospects post-graduation by exposing them to skills and knowledge in demand from today's employers. This course allows participants to integrate and apply skills and knowledge gained from a number of previous courses of study taken in the program. These skills are used to complete an applied research or design project on a real-world challenge presented by an instructor or an industry partner. The student or student teams are expected to meet with the project supervisor during mutually agreed upon times and are required to attend each in-class session during the week.

*In order to be eligible to participate in a full-time Co-op Work Term (CPL-1049) students must have a GPA of 2.8 or greater.

Failing to do so will require the students to enroll in CPL-5559 WIL Project at an additional cost to the student.

See the Additional Fees tab for current fees.

Program Maps

Students are required to follow their prescribed program map and are not allowed to take unscheduled breaks for any reason.

Current Students

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Disclaimer

Lambton College reserves the right to alter information including admission requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a program or course; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies or changes in the job market or for budgetary reasons; to change the pathways third-party certification bodies; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations, over-acceptance of offers of admission, budgetary constraints, or for other such reasons.  In the event Lambton College exercises such a right, Lambton College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to Lambton College.


International Education
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