Course Information

Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live.

This 5-hr online course is for individuals looking for an introduction to injury prevention on the job. 

It offers an overview of occupational health and safety concepts and practices and provides practical suggestions for health and safety advocacy. 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of potential workplace hazards and hazard controls.
  • Identify safe work practices and the types of personal protection equipment used in various workplaces to reduce the risk of injury
  • Understand the key principles of workplace safety
  • Describe the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Describe the importance of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and describe the role of the Workplace Safety Insurance Board
  • Understand the fundamentals of fire prevention and control in the workplace 

Learner's who successfully complete the course will earn the following Digital Badge and Certificate of Course Completion 

Course curriculum

    1. Before we begin...

    2. Welcome and Course Information

    3. Course Navigation

    1. Lesson 1: Learning Objective

    2. Occupational Health and Safety: An Introduction

    3. Hazard Categories and Controls

    4. Safe Work Practices

    5. Protective Clothing

    6. Protective Eyewear

    7. Infectious Disease Safety Measures (e.g. COVID-19)

    8. Respiratory Protection

    9. Hand Protection

    10. Protective Footwear

    11. Head Protection

    12. Hearing Protection

    13. Safety Harness

    14. Lesson 1 Quiz

    1. Lesson 2: Learning Objectives

    2. Jewelry

    3. Proper Lifting Technique to Prevent Back Injuries

    4. Using Tools and Materials Safely

    5. Good Housekeeping Practices

    6. Lighting

    7. Lesson 2 Quiz

    1. Lesson 3: Learning Objective

    2. What is WHMIS?

    3. Who Needs WHMIS Training?

    4. Types of Hazards

    5. Safety Data Sheet

    6. Supplier Label

    7. Categories and Symbols

    8. Where to Get WHMIS Training

    9. WHMIS Fact Sheet

    10. Lesson 3 Quiz

    1. Lesson 4: Learning Objectives

    2. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)

    3. Rights of Employees

    4. The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

    5. Reporting Accidents to WSIB

    6. Accident Prevention

    7. Lesson 4 Quiz

    1. Lesson 5: Learning Objective

    2. Safety Tips for Workplace Fire Safety

    3. 5 Classes of Fire

    4. Dangers of Using the Wrong Type of Fire Extinguisher

    5. How to Distinguish Between Different Classes of Fires

    6. Emergency Measures in Case of Fire

    7. Lesson 5 Quiz

About this course

  • $89.00
  • 50 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content


5 star rating

A must course for every Employee


This is highly educative and should be mandatory for every employee. Safety is key.

This is highly educative and should be mandatory for every employee. Safety is key.

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