Working Alone Safely in British Columbia

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview


This course
examines how occupational health and safety laws across Canada and within
British Columbia address the issue of working alone or in isolation, and outlines
practical safety measures to protect workers from the associated hazards.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of
the course, participants will be able to:


Define working alone
or in isolation

Describe the factors that must be considered when deciding if
help is readily available

Identify circumstances that may place those who work alone at
increased risk

Recognize that B.C. is one of five provinces with working-alone
legislation and identify the elements of this legislation

Describe workplace policies and practices that can reduce the
risks associated with:

o   Working with cash
and other valuables

o   Working alone in
isolated circumstances

o   Meeting clients
alone at off-site locations

o   Travelling alone

o   Working alone with
hazardous substances


Course Format


This is a
self-paced online course that you can exit and resume at any time. The course
interactive practice exercises that reinforce key concepts and offer an opportunity to
gauge your understanding of the course content. The exercises do
 not count toward your test
score and can be revisited as you need to achieve the learning objectives.
Average course completion time is about one hour.


Evaluation and


Each unit concludes
with a test. A score of 100% is needed to progress to the next unit and
complete your training. If you do not pass the test you can review the material
as needed. Please note that every test is generated through an automated test
bank to ensure that each version is unique.

A printable certificate is available upon successful completion of the course.

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