Canary Safety and Risk Consulting

Health & Safety Program Fundamentals for Management and HR


The Health and Safety Program Fundamentals course is designed to equip Human Resources and Management personnel with thorough understanding of key elements and building blocks of health and safety programs to protect employees, reduce organizational risks and achieve regulatory compliance. Course content includes safety management, key responsibilities and program components to ensure due diligence and to foster a culture of safety and accountability.

Topics Covered

  • Workplace safety legal compliance, including rights and responsibilities
  • Navigating and resolving the right to refuse unsafe work process 
  • Key health and safety program elements, including:
    • Health and safety policy and written programs
    • New and young worker orientations and training 
    • Incident reporting and investigations
    • Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSC)
    • Inspections and audits
  • Due diligence and safety management 
  • Continual improvement in H&S performance and fostering a positive safety culture through motivating employees to actively participate in safety initiatives and taking ownership of their safety responsibilities

Course Benefits

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of safety management, key responsibilities and due diligence for Human Resources and Management
  • Acquire the tools and resources around the key elements of effective health and safety programs 
  • Demonstrate compliance with applicable workplace safety legislation, including navigating the right to refuse unsafe work process 
  • Improve incident investigation and reporting capabilities
  • Foster a positive safety culture, promoting employee well-being and organizational effectiveness and success

Target Audience

This course is designed for Human Resources, team leaders, managers, and any personnel who are responsible for overseeing the implementation of an effective health and safety program in their organization. It is suitable for individuals across various industries and sectors.

Course Format

Canary Safety and Risk Consulting will work with you to tailor this course specific to your organization and the leaders at your business in order to set them up for success in effectively implementing health and safety based on your needs and preferred learning methodologies.

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