Business Case for Health and Safety (E-learning)

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Delivery Method:

This course is delivered as an online e-learning course, designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your convenience. You will need a computer (desktop or laptop) and access to the internet.  
Responsible business owners, managers, and supervisors want to know the benefits to be gained when considering any workplace initiative. This awareness-level course will introduce participants to many positive reasons for adopting a proactive approach to health and safety. This course is offered FREE of charge by CCOHS to promote awareness of this important issue.

Topics include:

  • What is Health and Safety? An Overview
  • Benefits for Employers and Organizations
  • How Employees Benefit
  • Developing a Health and Safety Program

Upon completion of this course you will know how to:  

  • Describe five types of benefits that employers and their organizations can attain by managing health and safety
  • Describe both the short-term and long-term benefits of health and safety
  • Explain how employees can also benefit
  • Understand the costs that can be reduced by managing health & safety
  • List the elements of a basic health and safety program
Intended Audience: 
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Business Owners
  • Anyone who wants to learn about the value of organizational health and safety. 


30 minutes
Material(s) included with this course: 
Equipment needed: 
A computer (desktop or laptop) and access to the internet.