Business Case for Health and Safety (online)

30 minutes


Responsible business owners, managers, and supervisors want to know the benefits to be gained when considering any workplace initiative. This awareness-level course will introduce participants to many positive reasons for adopting a proactive approach to health and safety. This course is offered FREE of charge by CCOHS to promote awareness of this important issue.

Topics include:

  • What is Health and Safety? An Overview
  • Benefits for Employers and Organizations
  • How Employees Benefit
  • Developing a Health and Safety Program

Upon completion of this course you will know how to:  

  • Describe five types of benefits that employers and their organizations can attain by managing health and safety
  • Describe both the short-term and long-term benefits of health and safety
  • Explain how employees can also benefit
  • Understand the costs that can be reduced by managing health & safety
  • List the elements of a basic health and safety program

Target Audience

  • Managers and supervisors
  • Business Owners
  • Anyone who wants to learn about the value of organizational health and safety

Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.