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Minor in Occupational Health and Safety

The Occupational Health and Safety Minor will prepare students for their responsibilities in protecting workers from risks and hazards in the workplace. It will find immediate application in both public and private sectors, and especially in the increasingly important area of "due diligence", which has legal ramifications for everyone in supervisory or management roles.

Administered by: School of Occupational and Public Health

Exclusions: This minor is not available to students in the following programs:

To receive this Minor, students must complete six (6) courses from the following curriculum:


  • OHS 208 Occupational Health and Safety Law
  • OHS 421 Occupational Hygiene Methods I
  • OHS 477 Integrated Disability Management
  • OHS 508 Occupational Health
  • OHS 608 Hazard Recognition and Control
  • OHS 718 Systems Management I

Please see  (PDF file) Senate Policy 2, Section 7.4 for further information about Minors.