Introduction

Health & Safety For Newcomers Training Online

Health & Safety For Newcomers Training Online

This training provides newcomers with basic health and safety information that can help prevent occupational injury and illness. It addresses rights and responsibilities and the recognition of common hazards and solutions.

COURSE DURATION: 30 mins
CERTIFICATE VALIDITY: 3 years
DEVICE COMPATIBILITY: Desktop, Laptop, Tablet/iPad, Phone
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Overview

Objectives

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe their responsibilities for preventing workplace injuries and illnesses
  • Explain their legal health and safety rights
  • Identify common workplace hazards and solutions
  • Recognize employers’ safety responsibilities

Modules

  1. Adapting to Working in Canada
  2. Your Role in Safety
  3. Health and Safety Law
  4. Common Hazards
  5. Protecting Yourself
  6. Employer Responsibilities

Target Audience

  • Immigrant workers new to the workforce
  • Supervisors of immigrant workers

Course Outline

  1. Adapting to Working in Canada
    1. Communication
    2. Speaking up
    3. Asking for help
    4. Teamwork
    5. Language
    6. Getting to know people
    7. Respect
  2. Your Role in Safety
    1. Compliance
    2. Reporting
    3. PPE
    4. Training
    5. Emergencies
    6. First aid
    7. Information
    8. Distractions/Impairment
    9. Speaking up
    10. Cooperating/Attitude
  3. Health and Safety Law
    1. Workplace health and safety law
    2. Worker rights
      •  i.      Right to know
      •  ii.     Right to training
      •  iii.    Right to protection from discrimination
    3. WHMIS
    4. Protection from discrimination
    5. Regulations
    6. Penalties
  4. Common Hazards
    1. Definition of hazard
    2. Health hazards/safety hazards
    3. Slip, trip, falls
    4. Housekeeping
    5. Electrical
    6. Reinforcement
    7. Fire
    8. Overexertion
    9. Lifting
    10. Violence
    11. Hazardous Chemicals
  5. Protecting Yourself
    1. Knife safety
    2. Machine safety
    3. Preventing burns
    4. Working safely with chemicals
    5. Preventing slips, trips and falls
    6. Safe lifting
    7. Safety around motorized equipment
    8. Violence and bullying
  6. Employer Responsibilities
    1. General duty
    2. Compliance
    3. Training
    4. Equipment
    5. Programs
    6. Health and safety committees
    7. Consequences