Post-Degree DiplomasContinuing Studies

Program Requirements

Admission


 

Admission

The ideal candidate has an undergraduate degree in health sciences, engineering, environmental science, management and organizational studies (or a related field) and is a critical thinker looking to combine their interests in health and working with people.

 

Application

Western University students

  • Personal Information
  • $100 Application Fee
  • Two sealed letters of reference

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Non Western/International Applicants

  • Personal Information
  • $100 Application Fee
  • Two sealed letters of reference
  • OUAC application

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Program 

Required Courses

OHSM6001 - Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety Legislation


OHSM6002
 - Occupational Hygiene

OHSM6003 - Introduction to Environmental Issues for Occupational Health and Safety

OHSM6004 - Accident Prevention and Investigation

OHSM6005 - Risk Assessment and Analysis

OHSM6006 - Introduction to Toxicology for Occupational Health and Safety Management

OHSM6011 - Introduction to WSIB

OHSM6012 - Current Topics in Occupational Health and Safety

OHSM6021 - Ergonomics for Occupational Health and Safety

OHSM6022 - Communication in Occupational Health and Safety

Practicum

OHSM6101 Practicum in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Work with our Placement Coordinator to prepare an effective resume and strengthen your interview and networking skills. You have an opportunity to apply to postings that are published to the class on the student intranet, or to work with the Placement Coordinator one-one-one to explore specific organizations that match your practicum and career goals.


When

May to September
You will complete the 560 hours over a 16 week period (35 hours/week).  

Location

The practicum location is based on your preference and site availability.  

Prerequisites

Successful completion of term one and term two courses is required before you can complete the culminating practicum placement.

Compensation

Sites may choose to offer payment, a monthly stipend or honorarium, but it is at the site's discretion and is not required for sites to be eligible to participate.

Completion

You earn the Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management by regularly attending class and receiving a satisfactory grade in all required courses and successful completion of the practicum.