New Employee Health and Safety Orientation - Custodial Maintenance

Please Note: This course is available to B.C. school district employees only. Contact your school district Human Resources Department for more information about registering.

This course covers topics specific to B.C. school district staff who complete technical tasks, for example:
  • What to do in case of emergency
  • Who's involved in keeping schools and work sites safe
  • Personal health and safety rights
  • Handling and disposing of any hazardous chemicals
  • Preventing any environmental and physical hazards

Learners will be able to:
  • Describe the different health and safety roles and responsibilities in your school district
  • Understand your role in keeping yourself and others safe
  • Know how to report an accident or incident
  • Recognize and report unsafe working condition
  • Identify various chemical and environmental hazards
  • Prepare to use potential hazardous chemicals
  • Handle biohazardous materials such as blood and sharps
  • Describe the health and safety procedures associated with asbestos
  • Report issues regarding indoor air quality
  • Recognize physical hazards
  • Perform physical tasks safely (e.g., lifting, ladder setup)
  • Know the difference between safe and unsafe procedures
  • Use various kinds of equipment safely
  • Demonstrate knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Apply the school alert system to various situations
  • Recognize and react to violent or potentially violent situations
  • Describe situations when “working alone” procedures are required

QP Stock Number: 7540006301
Ministry Reference: 7540006301
In Stock: Available
Units of Issue: EA
Category: General Public, OS Online Training
Price: $32.00EA