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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: COHS 208</span>

COHS 208 Occupational Health and Safety Law


Certificate and Degree Credit
Community Services Program Area


Antirequisite(s): CMHR 711
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $647.03* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course begins with an examination of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and how the compensation system operates. An emphasis is placed on a detailed examination of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Canada Labour Code Part 2. A thorough analysis of the elements of the Internal Responsibility System is provided (duties, committees, work refusals). Secondary federal and provincial legislation is also covered. The course concludes with issues related to enforcement, prosecutions and due diligence.

Note: COHS cannot be replaced by CMHR 711 as a course credit towards the Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2017
Enrolment for Fall 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.12 Sep 2017 - 12 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet15 Jan 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.15 Jan 2018 - 16 Apr 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 07 May 2018-28 Jul 2018
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday–Friday8:30 AM - 6:00 PM 07 May 2018-11 May 2018
Monday–Friday8:30 AM - 6:00 PM 28 May 2018-01 Jun 2018

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