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Workplace Hazards and Controls 2 OCHS 2340

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Builds on the information presented in OCHS 2320 (or OCHS 2321). Examines, in detail: guarding, metalworking machines, woodworking machines, welding and thermal cutting, excavation, blasting, confined space entry, boilers and pressure vessels, commercial fleet safety, automated processes, ladders and scaffolds. Explains how to successfully eliminate or reduce the hazards and risks associated with several work processes.

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 2340 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 34898

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 34898
  • $620.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Wendy Bennett

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. REGISTER ONLY IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE PREREQUISITE: OCHS 2320. ***** 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 2340 - 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: NO print course materials are required from the Bookstore for this ONLINE course. ACCESS: Available the morning of September 7 (the 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

In Progress

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

CRN 34899

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 34899
  • $192.16
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Wendy Bennett

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 2340 - Fall 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 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

In Progress

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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Cite and apply current workplace health and safety regulations and safety-related standards pertaining to the following work practices and processes:
    • Excavation
    • Blasting
    • Ladders
    • Work Platforms
    • Hoisting
    • Rigging
    • Cranes
    • Confined Spaces
    • Fall Protection
    • Mobile Equipment
  • Recognize and discuss the range of potential safety hazards associated with these work practices and processes.
  • Undertake literature and on-line resource searches to determine current accident trends in the workplaces using these work practices and processes.
  • Interpret the technical language of workplace health and safety regulations, safety-related standards and accident statistics regarding these work practices and processes in a way that will make them accessible to members of health and safety committees and other non-specialists.
  • List and explain the engineering, administrative and PPE control options available to reduce the safety hazards associated with these work practices and processes.
  • Given the available control options and regulatory requirements, select the control option most appropriate for a specific workplace.
  • Describe the characteristics of an adult learner and the range of learning styles of adult learners.
  • Identify the range of training presentation methods available for adult learners and compare and contrast these methods.
  • Given an identified training need, write learning outcomes, design the lesson plan and present training that will effectively meet the training need.
  • Evaluate selected commercially-available safety training programs.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Workplace Hazards and Controls 2 (OCHS 2340) 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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