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Accident Causation and Analysis OCHS 1200

Occupational Health and Safety Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Introduces the concepts of how accidents/incidents are caused and provides evidence to support the analysis and investigation of these causes. Analyzes a variety of sources, from historical perspectives to current behavioural theories, for their application to today's workplaces. Discusses accident investigation techniques and their legal implications. Students conduct a real or mock accident investigation as part of their course requirements.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 60% in OCHS 1000 ( may be taken concurrently)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$208.82 - $645.21 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of OCHS 1200 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 52069

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 52069
  • Domestic fees $645.21
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Shelley Baldry

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$645.21

Important information
  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is an *** ONLINE *** Distance Education course. Internet access is required. To be successful, plan to spend 8-12 hours per week on your studies, starting Week 1. Tutor support is available by e-mail (or by phone, if pre-arranged). Upon registration, expect to receive a confirmation e-mail entitled “OCHS 1200 - Spring Term - Course Information from BCIT”. Ensure you have an active e-mail address on file with BCIT so you don't miss this important e-mail. COURSE MATERIAL / BOOKSTORE: NO print course materials are required from the Bookstore for this ONLINE course. ACCESS: Available on the first morning of April term . Login via The Learning Hub at: learn.bcit.ca. SPONSORED STUDENTS: Information is available on the BCIT website. For course registration: www.bcit.ca/admission/fees/sponsorship.shtml. For course materials: www.bcit.ca/bookstore/sponsored.shtml. IMPORTANT: Late registration will NOT be accepted (registration closes the day before the term starts - subject to availability). This course will be offered again in the Fall Term (September-November). Registration will open end May -- online or by phone (604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610, option 2).
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 54925

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 54925
  • Domestic fees $208.82
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Shelley Baldry

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$208.82

Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. RE-REGISTER in this section of OCHS 1200 if you were registered with either Tutor SHELLEY BALDRY or AMRIT PANGLI in the previous Winter Term (CRN 47147 or CRN 76308) ***** Re-Registration is ONLY for students, who in the previous term, did not complete all course requirements. This is a one-time option to extend for another 12-week term at a reduced tuition fee. Course work submitted in the Winter Term will be retained; you are ONLY required to submit outstanding course work. Tutor support available by e-mail (or by phone, if pre-arranged). Upon Re-Registration, expect to receive a confirmation e-mail entitled “OCHS 1200 - Spring Term - Course Information from BCIT”. NO print course materials are required from the BCIT Bookstore. The Student Handbook + Request To Write Exam forms will be available prior to the Spring Term at: www.bcit.ca/distance/learnersupport/resources.shtml. Your initial course from the Winter Term will remain open for VIEWING for several years. HOWEVER, access to your Re-Registration course in the Spring Term will be available on the first day of term. You will need to access the Spring Term of the course in order to submit any outstanding assignments and/or write any outstanding online exams. Login via The Learning Hub at: learn.bcit.ca. NOTE: If you previously completed all course requirements, and failed the course - DO NOT RE-REGISTER. You must register in the Distance Learning course again at full tuition.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you will have sufficient information to:

  • Describe the management principles involved in a total loss prevention program.
  • Conduct various accident/incident investigations to determine the root causes and recommend corrective measures.
  • Describe several common causes of accidents.
  • Develop several approaches to promote safety and behavioural change in the workplace.
  • Conduct an effective interview of witnesses in an accident/incident investigation.
  • Complete a comprehensive accident/incident report.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Accident Causation and Analysis (OCHS 1200) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Advanced Safety Management
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Foundations in Occupational Health and Safety
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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