This course is part of the full time Retail and Hospitality Careers Program.
In this course, students learn and practice compliance with workplace safety policies and procedures. Topics include: fundamentals of basic emergency procedures; personal safety; the safe use of equipment; knife handling; proper lifting techniques; and preventing slips and falls. The basics of WHMIS, First-Aid/CRP, HACCP, and lockout are taught.
Students also learn and practice safe procedures for light cleaning tasks such as mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning surfaces and garbage removal, according to industry standards.
Students learn industry specific expectations relative to security at the workplace.
Course code: REHC 0604
Length: 50 hours
PrerequisitesAdmission to the program
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.