Small Employer OHS Training

This course is about occupational health and safety for small employers working in the forest sector. Participants should be active in their company’s business operations and have knowledge of their safety program, as they will become the company’s internal auditor and submit their company’s audit. Note that in order to perform COR eligible audits, a participant must be a permanent employee.

This course is available in English only. For classroom sessions, group participation is required. Participants will receive a record of completion for finishing the course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Develop, implement and maintain an effective workplace Occupational Health & Safety Program
  • Describe an employer’s due diligence and regulatory requirements
  • Perform a SAFE Companies and COR SEBASE / ISEBASE audit

Duration & Delivery

Online: A minimum of 14 hours is expected, however individuals progress through the training at their own pace. Time commitment may vary due to existing safety system preparedness. Those with limited safety systems and/or limited prior experience may require more time.

Online learning is self-paced, flexible 24/7 access with the expectation of participants completing the course within 6 months of enrollment.

Classroom: 14 hours of training over 2 days, combining instruction and group activities

Session Dates & Locations

Classroom training:

  • November 3-4, 2022 – Campbell River
  • November 17-18, 2022 – Langley
  • November 24-25, 2022 – Prince George

Additional Information

For the benefit of classroom activities, it is recommended that you bring your current safety program manual or a laptop if your safety program manual is in an electronic format.


  • Online $105.00 (includes 5% GST)
  • Classroom with in-person instructor $357.00 (includes 5% GST) – refreshments and lunch included


Submit a completed enrollment form (and course fee if applicable).

Typically enrollments are processed within 3 days to allow for program review/confirmation of your request and enrollment into the appropriate course and session.