Occupational Health and Safety

Course: MGT2396

This course is part of the following part-time on campus and/or online program(s):

The multiple dimensions of technical, legislative, and political issues surrounding workplace health and safety are explored. Students examine the duties and obligations as prescribed under the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario. Students also study the roles the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the Workplace Health and Safety Agency play in the promoting and management of health and safety in Canada and Ontario. Furthermore, regulatory compliance, accident and injury prevention, accident investigation, controlling liabilities, risk assessment, chemical and biological agents, worker education programs, and ethical and moral obligations that affect the wellbeing of employees are discussed.


Fall 2016: Section 581 is a hybrid course (a combination of on campus and online).



Required Software

Online LearningRequired Books for Online Learning
Section Date(s) ModePrice
800 Jan 10 - Apr 18Online$524.60 Register Online
841 Feb 1 - May 10Online$524.60 Register Online
842 Mar 1 - Jun 7Online$524.60 Register Online
843 Apr 3 - Jul 10Online$524.60 Register Online