More and more employers are recognizing the importance of integrating OHS into everyday work. Our graduates are in high demand and find employment across a variety of industries including oil and gas, energy transmission, transportation, forestry, petrochemical, utilities, construction, government and health. Possible workplace settings include factory floors, warehouses, outdoor job sites, retail spaces and offices.
By focusing on real-world issues and practical training, students learn to manage the impact of biological, physical, chemical and ergonomic hazards. Specific examples include:
- performing a workplace inspection in an automotive or heavy equipment shop
- fit testing a respirator to ensure workers are protected from airborne contaminants
- investigating a workplace incident and recommending corrective action