Program

Program

The Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance program provides a comprehensive and intense learning experience covering different aspects of the profession. Students will learn from professionals in the field who will provide real life examples and give insight into the role of a Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance specialist.

Program curriculum will provide students with specialized knowledge in different types and levels of law, working with and handling hazardous materials, appropriate writing styles, understanding business communications, gaining expertise in presentation skills for court and for training, learning to develop investigation skills, practising court testimony, understanding industrial work sites, and more. Graduates of the program will be ready for diverse types of employment.

This program  is full-time and two years long, including one term of self-directed study and a one-term break (September-December, Term 4), and offers courses in multiple areas which will prepare graduates for various career opportunities. The areas of study include:

  • Environmental, procedural and occupational health and safety law
  • Industrial processes
  • HAZMAT training
  • Project supervision
  • Communications, presentations and report writing
  • Conflict resolution
  • Contaminated worksites
  • Investigation and inspection techniques

Applied Project

The final term is self-directed and will consist of the development of two comprehensive applied projects for oral presentation. One will be a team project that will explain how an Occupational Health and Safety program may be developed and maintained. The second project will be individual and will consist of developing a safety program for a specific industry. Students will need to prepare a training program and provide an oral presentation on the program.