CHRM220

Workplace Health, Safety and Wellness

Gain a comprehensive overview of strategic organizational health, safety, wellness and disability management practices.

In this course, you'll learn how to implement equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives to create a safe workplace culture. You'll develop the skills to mitigate risk and organizational cost, as well as learn tools and techniques to address mental health disability claims and create a plan for a workplace culture of wellness.

Core topics include: risk mitigation, workplace critical incident reporting and investigating, and disability management and accommodation best practices.

Note: If you're new to the field of human resources, you should take Human Resources Management in Canada (CHRM200) before taking this course.

Overview

Location: Online
Format: Self-paced within deadlines set by instructor
Duration: 8 weeks
Tuition: $749
Can be applied to:
Human Resources Management Certificate

Upcoming Offerings

Register for a course at any time, with the option to apply to a program later.

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Start DateMon, May 6, 2024
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  • Mon, May 6 (self-paced all week)
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InstructorSrividhya Mouli
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Start DateMon, Sep 15, 2025
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What you will learn

After completing this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Apply risk mitigation and ethical decision-making to safety and disability management programs
  • Integrate diversity, equity and inclusion practices across multiple dimensions within an organization
  • Apply workplace safety best practices within diverse organizational environments
  • Develop strategies and programs for a workplace culture of wellness

How you will learn and be evaluated

  • Prepare to spend 7–10 hours per week on coursework
  • Expect readings and other assignments on a weekly basis
  • Plan to access the course at least once every few days to keep up with your work and class discussions
  • Connect with the instructor via email, online posts, and optional live Q&A Zoom sessions scheduled by the instructor (summaries/recordings available)

You will be evaluated on:

  • Assignments
  • Participation in online discussions

To earn the certificate, complete all courses with a minimum average grade of C.

Learning Materials

Course fees do not include textbooks. We recommend you purchase your textbook as soon as you’ve registered. We will provide additional course materials online.

Required textbook:

Kelloway, K., Francis, L., Gatien, B. Management of Occupational Health and Safety, 8th Edition. Top Hat, 2020. Available as an e-book from the publisher (enter textbook title in search bar). 

Technical Requirements

For online courses, you will need a computer with audio and microphone that is connected to the internet. Canvas is the online system that will be used for the course. For more information and online support, visit Online Learning.