The term due diligence is commonly used when describing the need to manage workplace health and safety risks. In this Due Diligence in Occupational Health and Safety online training course, you will learn about the legal significance of due diligence while also exploring the four main factors that determine the level of action required to achieve it. More importantly, you will learn about best practices that can be implemented to help you develop a safety culture that supports the achievement of due diligence for the safety and the protection of the people that work and visit your workplace.
The course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
Course Learning Objectives
By taking this online Due Diligence in Occupational Health and Safety course, the user will learn to:
- Define due diligence as used in the context of occupational health & safety
- Explain when and how due diligence is used as a legal defense
- Understand the four factors determining the level of action required to achieve due diligence
- Recognize the basic elements of an occupational health & safety program for any workplace
- Explain the roles and responsibilities of employers, supervisors, and workers
- Take practical steps to establish due diligence in your workplace
This online Due Diligence in Occupational Health and Safety course is made up of the following sections:
- Due diligence: the basics
- Applications in occupational health and safety law
- Factors to consider
- Establishing and practicing due diligence
This Due Diligence in Occupational Health and Safety online training course was designed for managers and supervisors.
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