Working Alone Safely in British Columbia - 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.
Upon completion of the Working Alone Safely in BC 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:
- Working with cash and other valuables
- Working alone in isolated circumstances
- Meeting clients alone at off-site locations
- Travelling alone
- Working alone with hazardous substances
This is a self-paced online course that you can exit and resume at any time. The course includes 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 Certification
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.
Please note that course access information will be emailed to you within 1 business day, as this course is fulfilled by a third party.