HAS621 - Health and Safety

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Subject Title
Health and Safety

Subject Description
Canadian Labor Code and Aviation Occupational Safety & Health Laws and regulations and organization requirements will be the focus of the course. Students will learn how to be members of a Health & Workplace Committee and document meetings as well as complete work place inspections and audits. Dangerous Goods Training and WHMIS management are other areas of study. 

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain the importance of a compliant H&S Program that meets the Canadian Labour Code Part II.
2. Distinguish between Federal and Provincial Labour Laws
3. Conduct a workplace inspection, identify and document hazards and recommend corrective action for management approval.
4. Complete Annual Hazardous Reports and WSIB Form 7 Injury report
5. Investigate workplace accidents, identify and document recommendations for preventing occurrence.
6. Discuss the role and importance of effective health and safety management to business, government, organized labour and employees.
7. Explain the Aviation Occupation Health & Safety (A/OSH) Regulations and Transport Canada/HRSDC agreement and its implication on an air operator.
8. Complete a Dangerous Goods Program and WHMIS training and determine the regulatory standards have been met with the training.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.