Principles of OHS Management

An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. An OHS program relies on commitment, leadership and worker participation to achieve its outcomes. Some form of a program is required under occupational health and safety legislation in most Canadian jurisdictions. A health and safety program must include the elements required by the health and safety legislation as a minimum.

Course Length
This course is structured as a one (1) day course but can be modified to meet content and duration requirements.The online version is structured as a two hour course.

Target Audience
Any employee within a company that has an existing OHS program, or is planning on building an OHS program.

Previous health and safety education and/or experience is an asset but not required.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will understand and be able to communicate BC Health and Safety legislation requirements and its impact on the OHS Management system.

Course Topics

  • Basic Principles of OHS
  • OHS Legislation
  • Due Diligence and Enforcement
  • Fundamentals of an OHS Management Program

Assessment and Completion
Upon successful completion of course materials, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Online Learning
Online registration for this course is on an individual basis and is not transferable.

Online Learning


We offer Principles of OHS Management through our Online Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.

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Instructor-Led Training

If you would like to arrange custom instructor-led training please call us at 604.795.9595 or fill out the form below. One of our administrators will be glad to arrange an onsite instructor-led session for up to 15 people.