Health and Safety Management Systems

Note: Please contact the Sherwood Park office to register - call (780) 417-3900 or email (Classes are marked as closed due to demand, small class sizes, and prerequisites that we must check).

Health and Safety Management Systems introduces participants to the 8 elements of a basic health and safety management system. Effective systems result in reduced costs and help municipalities meet both their legal requirements and moral obligation to protect their workers from illness and injury. A health and safety management system should be part of the municipality’s overall risk management strategy.

The course involves classroom instruction, group discussions, videos, and a written exam. Topics include:

  • An introduction to the Partnerships in Injury Reduction program
  • Overview of legislation
  • The 8 elements of a health and safety management system
    • Management leadership and organizational commitment
    • Hazard identification and assessment
    • Hazard control
    • Ongoing work site inspections
    • Qualifications, orientation, and training – employee competency
    • Emergency response
    • Incident investigation
    • Program administration

Recommended for managers, supervisors, foremen, joint health and safety committee members, health and safety coordinators.

Prerequisites: None, however it is recommended that participants have an understanding of some basic health and safety topics such as hazard assessment and control and incident investigation.


Duration: 2 days

CEU points: 1.2

Members: $119+ GST

Non-Members: $179+GST

To book a course call 1-800-267-9764. To view currently scheduled offerings, visit our course calendar.