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8 Reasons Occupational Health & Safety is a Good Career Choice

Sep 4, 2020 9:25:16 AM

Updated November 2020

Occupational health and safety (OHS) is a broad industry, which focuses on the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of people at work. 

This field includes all aspects of worker health. From workplace harassment to fire prevention; ergonomics to emergency evacuation procedures. 

OHS professionals are responsible for assessing risks, developing health and safety plans, and delivering training to staff members and management. 

It’s an incredibly important role, dedicated to protecting lives and helping teams respond appropriately when emergencies strike. 

Considering training to become an OHS professional? Take a look at 8 reasons occupational health and safety is a good career choice. 

3 Different Occupational Health and Safety Jobs: Explore Your Options

May 14, 2020 12:01:34 PM

Updated November 2022

This is a good time to begin a career in occupational health and safety (OHS). We’re seeing growing demand for OHS professionals across Canada. What’s driving growth in this field? 

Every year, thousands of Canadians suffer injuries or lose their lives at work. Unsafe work environments are a major problem, not just in construction but across many sectors of our economy. 

Winnipeg Needs Occupational Health & Safety Officers: Should You Get Training?

Jun 11, 2018 1:56:16 PM

Updated October 2022

Have you ever quit a job because working conditions were just too terrible to bear?

Maybe you had to stand for too long or work in a cramped space that was too hot or too cold. Or maybe you hurt yourself on equipment that was poorly maintained, malfunctioning, or simply unsafe to use.

Or perhaps your manager turned a blind eye to bullying, harassment, and other factors that impacted your mental health at work.

People often associate health and safety problems with construction and manufacturing jobs. But unhealthy working conditions can be found in all kinds of work environments, including offices, restaurants, laboratories, and schools.

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