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Fall 2013
Aug 13, 2022
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LABR 3050 - Issues in Occupational Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation
This course will explore historical, legal and political issues surrounding health and safety in Canadian workplaces with an emphasis on Manitoba. It will critically examine both the Workers' Compensation and the Workplace Health and Safety systems as they currently exist and review the role of workers, employers, unions and government in these processes. It will investigate various challenges and emerging issues in health and safety including but not limited to industrial disease, gender concerns, precarious employment and globalization. Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in three credit hours of 1000 level Labour Studies] or [a grade of "C" or better in both HRIR 3450 (027.345) and an additional 6 credit hours of HRIR courses] or written consent of the Labour Studies coordinator.

3.0 Credit hours

Arts Course

Labour Studies Department

Course Attributes:
Labour Studies:Elective, Social Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Faculty of Science
      Faculty of Engineering
      Faculty of Human Ecology
      College of Medicine
      Faculty of Management
      Faculty of Agric.and Food Sci.
      Faculty of Education
      Faculty of Architecture
      Faculty of Social Work
      College of Nursing
      School of Art
      Faculty of Graduate Studies
      College of Rehabilitation Sci
      School of Dental Hygiene
      Faculty of Music
      Faculty of Kines & Rec Mgmt
      Extended Education
      University 1
      Faculty of Env, Earth, & Res
      Faculty of Health Sciences
      Faculty of Arts
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     
      Main (Fort Garry & Bannatyne)

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