This course offers an overview of the practice of OHS from inception to the present day.


Upon completion of the History module, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the changing role of government in the protection of worker health and safety.
  • Identify national priorities for research in the prevention and control of occupational injury and illness.
  • Assess the impact of social trends on occupational health and safety.
  • Identify the four major disciplines involved historically in occupational health and safety.

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Section Title
History of Occupational Health and Safety
Online, self paced
Jul 27, 2017 to Jul 27, 2020
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
No Fee non-credit $0.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 20, 2017
Transfer Request Deadline
Jul 20, 2017
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