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Individuals responsible for evaluation and on-going development of high-quality safety initiatives within organizations have become increasingly challenged with the increasing complexity of business and continual evolving demands for change. Management Systems offer the opportunity to develop a systematic approach to complex structures to greatly improve Organizations ability to identify and manage workplace risk.
Canadian and global management system standards provide benefits across a broad front and affect all stakeholders, business owners, and employees associated with the systematic identification and management of health and safety risks. Implementing a management system provides benefits and signals confidence and integrity to all parties.
However, there are a diverse variety of OHS management systems to draw upon including CSA Z1000, ILO-OSH 2001, OHSAS 18001, ANZI Z10. It's not just knowing individual management systems. Which one best fits a particular organization's needs?
The Essential Value of OHS Management Systems will provide the tools and strategies to enable the OHS leader to provide the best consultative advice to systematically evaluate the value of OHS Management Systems within a specific organizational context.
Course participants will be able to:
- identify the required elements of an effective OHS Managed System
- appraise the value of Canadian and Global standards in OHS Management Systems
- determine how additional OHS Management System elements support or hinder organizational success
- outline a systematic approach in evaluating OHS Management Systems in order to recommend a system to best fit an organization
A two-day course that’s highly recommended for both internal and external occupational health and safety consultants. It will provide an understanding of, and practice in, the application of professional consulting skills in the context of OH&S practice.
This course reviews the functions and roles of a consultant; describes the phases of the consulting process; examines the processes of engagement, contracting and needs assessment; provides a conceptual and practical examination of client-consultant interactions and dynamics; reviews client motives and purposes for retaining consultants; and provides instruction in aspects of project and practice management through a case study approach. The course has a strong practical component.
The purposes of this two-day course is to provide the OHSE practitioner with the knowledge, skills and tools to be able to provide effective OHSE-focused risk management advice to company management and to exercise leadership in bringing an understanding of the principles of OHSE risk management to the workplace. In this manner, the OHSE practitioner contributes to the building of a Safety Culture within or for his or her business or organization.
The purposes of this two-day course is to provide the OHSE practitioner, whether an internal or external consultant, with the introductory knowledge, skills and tools for identifying training needs and evaluating high quality health and safety programs available to meet those needs based on adult learning principles. The course objectives apply to multi-industry training courses.
The emphasis of this course is to learn how to identify training needs through the use of needs assessments, how to identify training options (both in house and through outsourcing) and how to evaluate those options to make the best decision and recommendations to management.
It should be noted that this course will not focus on the design or development of the training courses themselves; this will be offered in a second CSSE course.
Communication is the key component in every aspect of health and safety, making this session invaluable to every OH&S professional, occupational health nurse, industrial hygienist and the broader risk management community.
This two day course provides OH&S professionals with the knowledge and skills to respectfully assist people resolve their risk challenges through an insightful understanding of complex communication and risk problems.
Participants will engage in robust and challenging case studies; learn and apply new risk analysis techniques; proactively plan communication messages and develop powerful risk management strategies including the even larger challenge of managing cultural change.
Participants will learn and practice more effective interpersonal communication techniques that can be applied immediately to assist in their risk management challenges and be integrated into their risk management plans. This course builds on the material taught in the other two core courses, Consulting Skills and Obligations and Liabilities.
This two-day, hands-on course is designed to provide health and safety practitioners with the tools and techniques to plan, manage, close and evaluate a project related to the health and safety environment. Based on best-practices in project management today, participants will also examine the leadership skills required to link health and safety project management to the operational areas of his or her entire organization. Read more about the course here.
A two-day course that provides the OHSE practitioner, whether an internal or external consultant, with the introductory knowledge and skills to design effective training courses based on an analysis of organizational and employee needs. Filled with tools and strategies, the course will take course developers through needs analysis, instructional approaches, design and delivery processes, as well as assessment and evaluation elements within an overall Training Management Framework. The course will also assist decision-makers in evaluating the effectiveness of training courses already in place or courses identified for potential implementation. The course outcomes apply to multi-industry training programs.
While it will be touched upon, it should be noted that this course will not focus on the critical identification of training needs and options as this is offered in a separate CSSE course. Students with a sound background in performing needs analyses and evaluating options will be additionally supported by this second OHSE training course.
This two-day course is designed to develop an awareness and understanding of the obligations and potential liabilities that may be encountered by the OH&S professional when providing advice in the area of occupational health and safety. The focus is upon defining the types of obligations and potential liabilities and illustrating ways and means of reducing these risks.
As Occupational Health and Safety initiatives become more sophisticated and emphasize more of a managed systems approach, measurement and evaluation tools must also become more strategic in their intent, use and application.
This two-day course will be of value to all health and safety professionals responsible for the evaluation and on-going development of high quality safety initiatives. The course should also appeal to supervisors, labour representatives, consultants, technical experts and joint workplace safety and health committee members. This course highlights key measurement and evaluation techniques that can be used to support the development, implementation and maintenance of today's OHS intelligence based processes.