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Workplace Hazards and Controls 3 OCHS 3360

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This is the final and most advanced course in the Workplace Hazards and Controls series. The course is effectively divided into two sections. In the first section the student is introduced to OHS systems in a number of industry sectors (petroleum, forestry, railway, aviation, etc.) and to several advanced OHS topics (arc flash, traffic control). In the second section the student is introduced to the practice of full scope risk management. Risk management topics covered include loss categories and the relationship between loss control and risk financing in the practice of risk management.

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 3360 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 39148

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 39148
  • $620.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Bobby Sidhu

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

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 2340. ***** 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 3360 - 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 6 (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

CRN 39149

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 39149
  • $192.16
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Bobby Sidhu

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

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 3360 - 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 7. 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 of this course, the studen will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss basic work practices and key OHS hazards in the following industry sectors:
    • Upstream Oil and Gas
    • Downstream Oil and Gas
    • Forestry
    • Commercial Aviation
    • Railways
    • Commercial Marine
    • Mining.
  • Make use of WCB and other statistics to identify the injuries and occupational diseases most prevalent in these industry sectors.
  • Access and interpret the OHS and related regulations that govern OHS in these industry sectors.
  • Access and make use of prevention and disability management resources provided by the industry safety associations that represent these industry sectors and the regulators that regulate these sectors.
  • Demonstrate competency in setting up and managing the OHS components of a standard traffic control program as required by OHS and road safety regulations in each province.
  • Demonstrate competency in setting up and managing an arc flash safety program as required by OHS regulation and CSA Z462.
  • Discuss the broad spectrum of activities that risk management can include.
  • Outline how risk management can be incorporated into loss control.
  • Identify legislative requirements that are applicable to risk management practice.
  • Describe the risk management process.
  • Identify the key players in a corporate risk management program.
  • Explain the values that are exposed to a loss.
  • Describe the perils that cause a loss.
  • Describe the methods for identifying and analyzing loss exposures.
  • Describe the various means to establish valuation of property.
  • Describe the legal framework that is the basis for liability loss exposures.
  • Explain the remedies that the court can impose for liability.
  • Explain harm with regard to liability exposure.
  • Describe how privilege and immunity affect liability.
  • Describe the nature of exposure for personnel loss.
  • Explain the major perils affecting personnel loss exposures.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

Workplace Hazards and Controls 3 (OCHS 3360) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Advanced Safety Management
    Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning
  2. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners
    Associate Certificate Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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