Occupational Health & Safety Management

Program Code: OHSS (International) Length of Program: Two-Year Co-op Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Term 1 BUS-1883 Business Analysis COM-3013 Professional Communications OHS-2023 Risk Management MAN-1163 Organizational Behaviour OHS-1023 Occupational Health and Safety OHS-3073 Operational Safety Term 2 OHS-2113 Ergonomics OHS-4443 OHS and Environmental Management Systems OHS-5553 Environmental Legislation OHS-2053 Disability Management OHS-3003 Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology OHS-4003 Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology Lab CPS-1001 Co-op Preparation and Success Academic Break Academic Break Term 3 OHS-3013 Emergency Planning and Management OHS-3043 Health and Wellness HRM-5003 Program Design, Development and Implementation OHS-2043 Accident Prevention and Theory Investigation OHS-3063 Introduction to Process Safety OHS-5014 Workshop Series CPS-2001 Career Preparation and Success Term 4 CPL-1049 Co-op Work Term - OR - CPL-5559 WIL Project

The Occupational Health & Safety Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate program is a multi-disciplinary program that is designed to encompass a broad range of knowledge in occupational health, safety and environmental management systems that are critical to an organizations success. This program provides students with a strong health and safety foundation by developing the competencies required for the effective development, implementation and evaluation of health and safety systems in occupational settings.

Emphasis is placed upon learning the application of legislation and recognizing, controlling and evaluation workplace hazards. This program will enable students to become leaders in health and safety by motivating proactive behavioural change. Students will anticipate and employ strategies to manage emerging health, safety and environmental issues while examining accident theories, emergency response planning, ergonomic principles, risk management principles and the promotion of workplace safety and wellness.

This program is accredited by the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP).

Admission Requirements

A university degree in engineering, health sciences or human resources or equivalent field.

Employment Opportunities

Program graduates can work in a wide range of roles in safety inspection, auditing, risk management, emergency management, environmental management and human resources management. Industry sectors include mining, construction, petroleum, forestry, health care, electrical and communications utilities, transportation, federal, provincial and municipal governments, retail and wholesale operations, warehousing and distribution networks, consulting, engineering and education.

For more information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information.

Tuition Fees

Please visit the international tuition fee section for individual program fees. For more information regarding tuition, please contact international@lambtoncollege.ca or 519-542-7751 ext 3018.