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Education course

Introduction to OHS - Online Jun 3 to 17

Date and time

Mon, 03 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Tue, 04 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Wed, 05 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Thu, 06 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Fri, 07 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Sat, 08 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Sun, 09 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Mon, 10 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Tue, 11 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Wed, 12 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Thu, 13 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Fri, 14 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Sat, 15 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Sun, 16 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

Mon, 17 Jun 2024
12:00am – 11:59pm MST

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Location

Virtual event

This meeting will be held virtually or has a virtual attendance option.

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About this event

Registration opens on January 2, 2024.  To register, login to the online registration system at https://aupe.geniussis.com/memberlogin.aspx. Members must enroll themselves and ensure all prerequisites are met. 

Your Member Number ID is required to register. If you do not have your member number, please contact the Member Resource Centre at 1-800-232-7284. 

For more details regarding courses AUPE has to offer, please refer to the website at https://www.aupe.org/training/courses 

Two-week course; complete at your own pace. This course is also offered in-person.

This introductory course provides an overview of health and safety in the workplace, with a special focus on the safety rights of workers. We review some history of health and safety issues, laws, the internal responsibility system, hazard identification and AUPE support.

You will learn about assessment tools and gain confidence in contributing towards a culture of safety in the workplace. You will also leave the course with access to valuable resources to continue learning about OHS.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Your Union

This course is for: Members interested in gaining a basic understanding of occupational health and safety.

This course utilizes:

  • Lecture
  • Exercises using legislation
  • Case studies
  • Videos
  • Hands-on activities
  • Group discussion
  • Multiple choice quizzes

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe some historical events and conflicts that led government to pass laws aimed at protecting workers’ health and safety.
  • Recognize the difference between the OHS Act, Regulation and Code, and other legislation.
  • Tell others about your safety rights, the internal responsibility system, and the obligations of both employers and workers.
  • Identify common workplace hazards and how they are associated with injuries and illnesses.
  • Evaluate different ways of controlling hazards.
  • Examine the intent of workplace injury reporting and the reality of under-reporting.