Safety, Prevention & Environment

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Ensure all workers return home safely at the end of the day

Health, safety and environment programs are integral to all modern workplaces. The increasing need for due diligence in preventing injury and illness, while demonstrating the financial benefits of doing so, has driven the demand for effective workplace health and safety skills. In much the same way, the identification and structured reduction of environmental risks can bring value to an organization.

Individuals involved in health, safety and environmental planning must have the tools necessary to manage and control loss, protect against liabilities, ensure compliance with government regulations and—above all—keep workers and assets safe.

Our professional development certificates and standalone courses will help you achieve the requirements of these demanding fields.



Certificates

Intensive certificate programs ensure you gain the knowledge required to meet the demands of your career and workplace while making the best use of your time. Depending on the program, courses may be offered online or in a classroom setting.

Ergonomic Program Management (100% online) – Start today
Acquire the skills necessary to develop, implement and assess workplace ergonomics programs. Learn to identify risk factors and develop solutions to reduce that risk.    

High Voltage Protection & Control (100% online) – Register by December 2019
Gain the foundational knowledge and discipline necessary to work in the protection and control of high voltage stations and lines.
 
Occupational Health & Safety Management (blended) – Start today
Master the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement an effective occupational health and safety plan for any organization, large or small. Format is blended with both online and classroom components.

Safety Instrumented System (100% online) – Register by August 2019
Gain the practical and technical skills you need to enter or advance in the field of instrumented safety systems—from system design, engineering and testing, to operations and maintenance.



Standalone courses

Ensure safe operations and code compliance by taking a course specific to your industry and your professional requirements. Courses may be taken as part of a certificate or as a standalone course.

Designing an Environmental Management System Based on ISO 14001:2015 and 19011:2011 (classroom)
Develop the foundations of an environmental management system manual based on ISO 14001 in this hands-on course. 5-day course.

Environmental Impact Assessment (classroom)
Gain a solid foundational knowledge of EIA and how to navigate the process. Focus areas include study guidelines, cumulative impacts and public engagement. 3-day course.

Environmental Inspections & Investigations (classroom)
Explore current environmental law, how inspections and investigations are carried out, and the rights and responsibilities of those on both sides of the inspection. 2-day course.

Environmental Regulations for Managers (classroom)
Delve into current provincial and federal environmental regulations and learn how to apply legal tools to tackle practical day-to-day environmental issues. 2-day course.

Environmental Site Assessment (classroom)
Learn to conduct comprehensive phased site assessments and site remediations using the latest tools and techniques. A case study approach provides practical insights. 4-day course.

Protection & Control: Generator Protection (online)
Get to know the main protection requirements for small, medium and large power generators in an electric GRID system. 6 online training sessions.

Wood Dust Explosion Prevention/NFPA Dust Compliance & Documentation (classroom)
Learn about the causes and dangers of dust explosions, how to prepare a combustible dust risk assessment and action plan, and how to ensure code compliance. 2-day course.  


How to register

1. Go to the page for the specific certificate or course you’re interested in.
2. Click the “Add to Cart” button.
3. Log in or create an account.
4. Enter your payment details.
5. Click the “Submit” button.
6. You’ll receive a confirmation by email.

Questions?

Chris Abraham
Program manager
902-494-8042
chris.abraham@dal.ca