Developing Communication and Health and Safety Skills Using English as a Second Language (ESL)
Register now for classes starting September 10, 2013.
The goal of this free 14-week program is to educate participants about workplace health and safety using an ESL curriculum model.
Participants will have an opportunity to improve their language skills while learning about workers’ rights in health and safety topics such as workplace violence, preventing back injuries, workplace chemicals (WHMIS) and identification of hazards.
English as a Second LanguageIn this unique program participants commit to attend a twice weekly, three-hour evening session for 14 weeks. There is no charge to participants.
Participants in these sessions will be able to use this knowledge and information to increase their awareness of health and safety and to become involved in the health and safety committees at their workplaces.
For more information visit BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre: www.healthandsafetybc.ca/esl