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Hazardous Materials Management OCHS 2420

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Introduces legislation regulating hazardous materials used and transferred in the workplace and the environment. Fully explores workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) requirements. Investigates lead abatement and asbestos management and control options for their workplace application.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

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

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of OCHS 2420 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32924

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32924
  • $620.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Gregory Quan

Course outline

View

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 2420 - Fall 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: The above price is for tuition only. The purchase of a required TDG Handbook is additional. Place your order with the BCIT Bookstore online at www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ or by phone at 604-432-8379 / 1-877-333-8379 (option 3) - on or after July 18. ACCESS: Available the morning of September 7 (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 Winter 2023 Term (January-March). Registration will open Wednesday, October 26 -- online or by phone (604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610, option 2).
Status

CRN 33149

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 33149
  • $192.16
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Gregory Quan

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 Spring 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 Spring 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 2420 - Fall Term - Course Information from BCIT”. NO additional print course materials are required from the BCIT Bookstore. The Student Handbook + Request To Write Exam forms will be available online prior to the Fall Term at: www.bcit.ca/distance/learnersupport/resources.shtml. Your initial course from the Spring Term will remain open for VIEWING for several years. HOWEVER, access to your Re-Registration course in the Fall Term will be available on September 6. You will need to access the Fall 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

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize hazardous materials and emergency situations in the workplace.
  • Mark recommendations to reduce those hazards through preparation, analysis, program implementation, and training.
  • Deliver effective, skills-oriented training sessions using a variety of techniques.
  • Apply WHMIS, TDG, asbestos, and lead legislation to the workplace.
  • Prepare dangerous goods for road, rail, air, and marine transport.
  • Liaise with local, provincial, and federal services during training activities and chemical emergencies.
  • Manage asbestos and lead abatement projects and describe the procedures involved in both processes.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Hazardous Materials Management (OCHS 2420) 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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