Fundamentals of Disability Management

The need to con­trol costs aris­ing from occu­pa­tion­al injury or dis­ease has tak­en a greater pri­or­i­ty in today’s finan­cial real­i­ty. Human rights issues, indi­vid­ual rights, employ­er respon­si­bil­i­ties and oth­er con­tem­po­rary issues fur­ther com­pli­cate these con­cerns. This course is designed to help stu­dents under­stand the rela­tion­ship of these com­plex issues and devel­op a basic strat­e­gy for man­ag­ing dis­abil­i­ty claims.

Course at a glance
  • Face-to-face delivery offered in full-day classes.
  • Aimed at entry-level and practicing health and safety coordinators, professionals, officers, technicians, supervisors, trainers, management, and administrators.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Outline the benefits and costs of an integrated disability management program.
  • Identify federal and provincial legislation pertaining to disability management, including the duty to accommodate.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of a collaborative approach.
  • Apply the return-to-work process to individual case studies.
  • Identify the interrelationship of accident prevention and disability management.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • No textbook required.
Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

Course not yet scheduled

This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.


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