Amendments in Health and Safety Law

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 14 hour course, no prerequisites

On Decem­ber 14, 2017, The Alber­ta Gov­ern­ment passed Bill 30, which estab­lished a new Occu­pa­tion­al Health and Safe­ty Act in Alber­ta (Effec­tive June 1, 2018). The Alber­ta Gov­ern­ment has also com­mit­ted to bring­ing in new reg­u­la­tion and code pro­vi­sions to mod­ern­ize health and safe­ty law in Alber­ta and bring it in line with oth­er Cana­di­an juris­dic­tions. This course will pro­vide stu­dents with infor­ma­tion on the fun­da­men­tal legal changes and how the new law will apply to work sites.

Course at a glance
  • This is a blended (online + in-class) course; its online components are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Designed mainly for students who have taken the course Health and Safety Law (EXOS4624) prior to June 2018, this seminar will update learners on the changes in Alberta’s OHS law that came into effect on June 1, 2018.
  • Aimed at entry-level and practicing health and safety coordinators, professionals, officers, technicians, supervisors, trainers, management, and administrators.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the changes to the occupational health and safety law in Alberta that took effect in 2018.
  • Develop a practical and feasible plan for complying with the new requirements under the Act, Regulation, and Code in the workplace or respond to incidents accordingly.
Take note:

  • Blended courses combine in-class and online activities; be sure to refer to your course schedule to learn more about when the class meets in person and when you’ll be completing work online.
  • Post-class activities are required as part of this course. This information will be communicated to you via your ualberta email address and the class syllabus.
  • Students are required to bring to class a printed copy of the most current version of Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation, and Code in its entirety. Digital copies of the Act can be acquired, free of charge, at the Alberta Queen’s Printer website (www.qp.alberta.ca).
  • To pass this course, students must achieve a minimum final grade of 70%.
  • Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops or tablets to class.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekend (Sat, Sun)
Mar 20, 2021Apr 6, 2021
Mar 20Mar 21
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Saturday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. There is a post-work com­po­nent to be com­plet­ed after the last meet­ing. This infor­ma­tion will be com­mu­ni­cat­ed to you via your ual­ber­ta email address and the class syl­labus. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 14 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until March 20, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Email

ohs@ualberta.ca

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and October.

  • 1 scheduled
  • Online delivery
  • 14 hour course, no prerequisites


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.