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Workplace Hazards and Controls 2 OCHS 2340

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

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

Domestic fees

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

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are two offerings of OCHS 2340 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 71736

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 71736
  • Domestic fees $645.21
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Wendy Bennett

Course outline

View

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. REGISTER ONLY IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE PREREQUISITE: OCHS 2320. ***** This Distance Education course is delivered through a combination of: PRINT (Course Materials) + ONLINE - including online exams. 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 - 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. PRINT COURSE MATERIALS / BOOKSTORE: The above price is for tuition only. The course materials (Course Manual + Textbook) are 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) - at the end November. ONLINE COMPONENT: Accessible the morning of January term start - and includes the: Course Outline, Course Study Guide, Assignment Package, module Self-Tests, and MidTerm/Final Exams. 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, Dave 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

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 74083

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 74083
  • Domestic fees $208.82
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Wendy Bennett

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 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 2340 - Winter 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 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 on first day January term. 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

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of OCHS 2340 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 57086

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 57086
  • 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

Wendy Bennett

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

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. 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 - 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 the first day 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. 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 Fall Term (September-November). Registration will open Wednesday, May 25 -- online or by phone (604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610, option 2).
Status

CRN 57088

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 57088
  • 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

Wendy Bennett

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

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 ONLY if you were registered in the previous Winter 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 Winter 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 - Spring 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 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 April 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

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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