Workplace Health & Safety 11               

Workplace Health and Safety 11(WHS) is a half-credit course designed to teach students about workplace health and safety and the proper training needed to enter the workplace. The course focuses on assessing potential safety risks in the workplace, making informed decisions and taking appropriate action. This course is an essential part of O2 and getting students prepared for their Co-op placements.

 
Unit 1: Fundamentals of Workplace Health & Safety

Unit 2: Workplace Hazards Awareness and Control:

                                   
Evaluation:
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Projects /Credentials                                                      
Journal Reflections  NSCSA courses                                            
LifeWorks Portfolio                                 
                                   
Assessment: To determine how well students are learning, assessment strategies have to be designed to systematically gather information on the achievement of the curriculum outcomes.  In planning assessments, teachers use a broad range of strategies in an appropriate balance to give students multiple opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and attitudes.  Many types of assessment strategies can be used to gather such information, including, but not limited to,

 

Formative Assessment is to show growth over time, determine student needs, plan next step in instruction, and provide students with descriptive feedback.

Summative Assessment is to determine the extent to which learning has occurred in students.

Guiding Principles of Fair Assessment: The fundamental assessment principles endorsed by the Department of Education and Culture are as follows: