Clowns – whether you love them, hate them, or find them terrifying, there’s no denying they’re hilariously accident-prone. A custard pie to the face, all 4 wheels falling off their car at the same time, or a bucket landing on their heads! They’re pretty hopeless at spotting hazards, but that’s all part of the show, right? In the workplace, hazards are serious business though, so spotting and properly reporting them is vital. Getting it right could mean avoiding injury. Getting it wrong could result in anything from minor bumps and bruises to serious, or even fatal, accidents. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand the risks of not reporting hazards • Identify hazards in your workplace • Report hazards correctly Why take this course? This course will help you spot different types of hazards in the workplace, show you how to report hazards correctly, and explain what might happen if you don’t report hazards properly. If you want your teams to stay safe in the workplace, this course is essential. 10 mins | SCORM | Workbook
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.