Small Employer OHS

This occupational health and safety course is for small employers working in the forest sector.

Participants who complete this course will take on the role of internal auditor for their company and will submit audit documents on behalf of their company and therefore, should be active in their company's business operations and have knowledge of their safety program.

Note: In order to perform COR eligible audits, a participant must be a permanent employee.

This course is offered online and available 24/7.

*  This course may be delivered in-person by request with prior consultation from SAFE Companies.

Participants will receive a record of completion for finishing the course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this training, 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/or COR SEBASE / ISEBASE audit

Course Fee (includes 5% GST) and Enrollment

  • Classroom training: $357.00
  • Online training: $105.00

Submit a completed enrollment form.

Duration & Delivery

OPTION 1: Online: A minimum of 14 hours is expected, however individuals progress at their own pace. Time commitment may vary due to existing safety system preparedness. Those with limited safety systems or prior experience may require more time.

Online learning is self-paced with flexible, 24/7 access. Participants are expected to complete the course within 6 months of enrollment.

Note: If you cannot complete the online training, please contact SAFE Companies to discuss your options. Email safeco@bcforestsafe.org or call toll-free 877-741-1060.

*OPTION 2: In-person by request with prior consultation from SAFE Companies: 14 hours of instructor-led training over two days combining instruction and group activities.

OPTION 3: Classroom session - April 18-19, 2024 - Nanaimo, BC