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OCHS 3360 - Workplace Hazards and Controls 3

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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)

OCHS 2320 and OCHS 2340 or (OCHS 2321 and OCHS 2341) or approval from department.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$584.26

Fall 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 39148

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$584.26

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. REGISTER ONLY IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE PREREQUISITE: OCHS 2340. ***** This Distance Education course is delivered through a combination of: PRINT (Course Manual) + 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 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. PRINT COURSE MANUAL / BOOKSTORE: The above price is for tuition only. The Course Manual is additional. Place your order with the BCIT Bookstore online at https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ or by phone at 604-432-8379 / 1-877-333-8379 (option 3) - on or after July 22. ONLINE COMPONENT: Accessible the morning of September 3 (first day of the term) - and includes the: Course Outline, Course Study Guide, Assignment Package, module Self-Tests, and MidTerm/Final Exams. Login via The Learning Hub at: https://learn.bcit.ca. SPONSORED STUDENTS: Information is available on the BCIT website. For course registration: https://www.bcit.ca/admission/fees/sponsorship.shtml. For course materials: https://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, dates 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 2020 Term (January-March). Registration will open Wednesday, October 23 -- online or by phone (604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610, option 2).
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 39149

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 Distance

Instructor

Bobby Sidhu

Course Outline

Cost

$181.08

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. 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: https://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 3. 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: https://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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

OCHS 3360 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Occupational Health and Safety
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate

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