Northern Safety Network Yukon

Principles of Health and Safety Management

This one-day course is designed to give participants a good working knowledge on the devlopment and adminstration of each of the components of a complete workplace health and safety program.

Course objectives are:

  • To provide employers knowledge to develop a basic, cost-effective health and safety system

  • To advise participants of program elements for SE/COR

  • To help employers meet pre-bid qualifications

Topics covered include:

  • General Safety Policies

  • Hazard Recognition and Control

  • Safe Work Practices and Safe Job Procedures

  • Rules

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Preventative Maintenance Policies

  • Training Policies

  • Inspection Policies

  • Incident/Accident Investigation Policies

  • Emergency Preparedness

  • Records and Statistics

  • Legislation

  • Worker Participation (HSC/Worker Rep)

  • Return to Work

  • Additional Forms/Policies

    • Waste Management and Environment

    • Substance Abuse Prevention

    • Back Injury Prevention

    • Harassment policy & procedures for prevention 

    • Violence in the workplace

    • Ergonomics

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