eLearning Programs

These interactive, web-based awareness programs are designed to provide Albertans opportunities to gain awareness and knowledge in various occupational health and safety topics.

Selected programs are available on CDs or as downloadable files for off-line use.

  • Alberta OHS Legislation Awareness eLearning Program
    An interactive online learning program guides employers and workers through the OHS Act, Regulation and Code. Learners will become familiar with relevant parts of the legislation.

  • Backs and Bums: Applying Basic Ergonomics
    Presents basic ergonomics concepts. Discusses ergonomics issues relating to sitting and standing work stations, and loads lifting and handling.

  • Basic Health and Safety
    Provides basic information about making a workplace safe and healthy. Includes some practical tools that can help you follow the health and safety laws in Alberta.

  • Fun Quizzes
    Test your knowledge on various workplace health and safety topics. Learn how to better identify hazards on the job and how to control them. You can even compete with your friends to see who can earn the most badges to share on Facebook!

  • Hazard Assessment and Control
    Introduces employers and workers to the process for identification, assessment and control of hazards in the workplace.

  • Hazard Assessment for Driving eLearning Awareness Program
    This eLearning program compliments the hazard assessment section of the Driving for Work: Developing Safe Practices for Employers and Workers document.

  • Health and Safety Management Systems
    Examines the basic elements of an effective health and safety management system for the workplace.

  • Incident Investigation
    Introduces employers and workers to the steps of investigating workplace incidents.

  • Impairment and Workplace Health and Safety
    Discusses the impact of impairment on workplace health and safety. Provides advice on addressing this complex issue.

  • My Health and Safety Questions
    Entering the workforce? New to Canada? Need health and safety instruction? My Health and Safety Questions follows a new worker as he begins his new job. Come learn with him.

  • Noise and Hearing Protection
    Noise is a common workplace hazard. Learn about how noise can affect you and what you can do to manage noise at the workplace.

  • Occupational Health and Safety for Healthcare Workers
    This eLearning program focuses on the basic principles of occupational health and safety in the healthcare industry and the requirements of OHS legislation. It is designed to help workers identify workplace hazards and understand and promote best practices.

  • Recognizing Workplace Hazards – See it Again for the First Time
    This eLearning program has been developed to help Alberta workers and employers recognize, identify and control health and safety hazards in the workplace. To complement the eLearning program, a Hazard Assessment Tool has been developed.

    Download the RWH Tool: This Hazard Assessment Tool is designed to help employers and organizations insert their own photographs of their specific workplace or worksite locations with questions for workers to review. It includes both an ‘editor’ to add and manipulate photos, and a ‘release’ portion as the program tool. When you click the link, the program will download as a .zip file that will need to be extracted for use on your computer. The ‘editor’ can be accessed by running ‘HazardEditor.exe’ in the ‘editor’ folder of the extracted files. The ‘releases’ folder contains both of the release versions and the images and data created with the editor.

  • Shiftwork and Fatigue
    Discusses the effects of shift work. Offers tips for workers and workplaces to help handle the impact of shift work.

  • Working at Heights
    An awareness program discusses the laws that apply to fall protection in Alberta, identification and controlling of fall hazards, and components of fall protection systems.

  • Working Safely on Ice
    This eLearning module contains excerpts from a program held under copyright and licensed by A&E Television Networks. A Best Practice Manual and Field Guide accompanies this eLearning module.

  • Workplace Health and Safety for Schools
    Provides basic information about workplace health and safety measures that can be applied to any school setting.

System Requirements

These programs require Adobe Flash Player (version 10.1). Minimum recommended user system: Windows XP, Vista, or 7, 1-GHz (gigahertz) processor with 512 MB of system memory (RAM), Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher

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Created: 2005-08-12
Modified: 2014-05-02
PID: 268

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Related information

OHS Laws