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Accident Causation and Analysis OCHS 1200

Occupational Health and Safety Course

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

Cost

$192.16 - $620.00 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of OCHS 1200 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 47147

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47147
  • $620.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Shelley Baldry

Course outline

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Cost

$620.00

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. 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 - Winter 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 MATERIALS / BOOKSTORE: NO print course materials are required from the Bookstore for this ONLINE course. ACCESS: Available the morning of January 6 (first day of the 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. It is recommended that a “Proposed Program” (outlining the entire OH&S 45-credit Certificate) be requested by contacting the Program Head, David Wood at 604-432-8220 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8220 or David_Wood@bcit.ca. This “Proposed Program” will assist both sponsor and sponsored student with overall course planning and costs. Contact with the Program Head should be made at least 4 weeks prior to term start. 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 Spring Term (April-June). Registration will open end February -- online or by phone (604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610, option 2).
Status

CRN 70387

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 70387
  • $192.16
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Shelley Baldry

Course outline

View

Cost

$192.16

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. RE-REGISTER in this section ONLY if you were registered in the previous Fall Term, and 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 Fall Term will be retained; you are ONLY required to submit outstanding course work. Tutor support is available by e-mail (or by phone, if pre-arranged). Upon Re-Registration, expect to receive a confirmation e-mail entitled “OCHS 1200 - Winter 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 Winter Term at: www.bcit.ca/distance/learnersupport/resources.shtml. Your initial course from the Fall Term will remain open for VIEWING for several years. HOWEVER, access to your Re-Registration course in the Winter Term will be available in January. You will need to access the Winter 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

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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