We provide a variety of services, training and resources, developed with industry input, to help support your occupational health and safety program. Whether you are starting to build a program for the first time and don’t know where to begin, or seeking a new health and safety challenge, to elevate your organization, we can help you get there.
Foundations of Workplace Safety
This is an online, interactive certification designed specifically for young and new workers. It provides a friendly, straightforward introduction to occupational health and safety for anyone working in the tourism and hospitality industry, with a WHMIS component.
Occupational Health and Safety Program Fundamentals
Designed by go2HR, this online course is geared towards employers, managers and supervisors working in BC’s tourism, hospitality and foodservice industry. This interactive nine-module course covers the fundamental principles of occupational health and safety programs in British Columbia and students will gain an understanding of the key elements of a Safety Management System through a series of interactive exercises and quizzes. Upon successful completion you will earn a Certificate of Completion.
You will find a variety of free, sector-specific and customizable resources that will assist you in making your workplace healthier and safer. These resources range from OHS program templates, toolkits, forms, checklists, videos, posters and articles.
go2HR offers regular webinars on a range of current occupational health and safety (OHS) topics, as part of our educational program. Webinars are a great way to work towards completing your professional development requirements as a health & safety professional or COR Internal Auditor. Join a go2HR webinar with your Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) members to learn something new that you can take back to your business. Attendance at our webinars also counts towards your JHSC annual training entitlement.
go2HR hosts occupational health and safety Roundtables in different communities across BC. These sessions are flexible and we can tailor the content according to your health and safety challenges and what you would like to learn about or discuss. Our Roundtables provide employers in the region an opportunity to:
- discuss hot OHS topics relevant to the industry, your sector or your region;
- receive updates on go2HR’s Industry Health and Safety program, including new resources, the COR program, training options and other initiatives;
- meet and network with your peers from the BC tourism and hospitality industry;
- invite your contacts to join the session and share ideas and insights as a community;
- ask questions and get to know your Industry Health and Safety Specialist.
If you would like to discuss arranging an OHS Roundtable in your area, please contact Stephanie Mallalieu, Industry Health and Safety Specialist.
Program Gap Analysis
If you are registered in the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program and feel ready to proceed towards your COR certification audit, you may choose to schedule a complimentary, on-site Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) program gap analysis session. The consultation is conducted by an OHS specialist with experience in the tourism and hospitality industry and an in-depth knowledge of the requirements of the COR Program. Following the consultation, you will receive a summary report that highlights the key findings and recommendations.
Safety Advisory Service
This is designed to provide the highest possible level of support to all companies involved in COR. go2HR has an in-house OHS specialist with experience in the tourism and hospitality industry and an in-depth knowledge of the requirements of the COR Program, who is available to answer any of your workplace health and safety inquiries and share best practice tips, tools and resources. This service is complimentary to any organizations registered in the COR Program.
COR Health & Safety Program Toolkit
These comprehensive resources cover the elements of the COR audit and general requirements of a health and safety program. Each element also includes a range of supporting templates and examples, to help you build your health and safety program. Refer to the various links throughout to learn more about the relevant legislation and sources of further information.
COR Internal Auditor Training
A certified COR Internal Auditor has the ability to perform the company’s Maintenance Audits in Year 2 and Year 3 of the COR process. In order to achieve and maintain the COR Internal Auditor certification, this individual must complete the COR Internal Auditor Training submit a Student Audit, and maintain their certification.
The COR Internal Auditor Training course includes approximately 15 hours of training, 7.5 online and 7.5 in-person, and it provides:
- an overview of the COR program;
- elements and methodology of the COR Audit process;
- how to prepare for a COR Audit, including the Pre-Audit Meeting;
- how to conduct a COR Audit and collect data (e.g. reviewing documentation, observing the workplace & interviewing employees);
- how to use the COR Audit Tool (e.g. scoring, writing notes);
- how to write and submit a completed Audit Report; and
- post-audit follow-up activities.
Joint Health and Safety Committee and Worker Rep Training
Visit our dedicated page to learn about training options for your Worker Health and Safety Representative or Joint Health and Safety Committee members.
Industry Education & Training Providers
To learn more about other organizations that provide occupational health & safety training, please visit our OHS Training Providers page.
For more information, contact the go2HR Industry Health & Safety Team.