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The University of Fredericton (UFred) is launching a new program within its School of Occupational Health and Safety. The Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Systems (COHSES) program focuses on a systems- and process-based approach to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) concerns and solutions.   The COHSES program is part of the progression of becoming an established OHS practitioner or professional. Graduates learn how to bridge...

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The University of Fredericton is pleased to partner with the Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC) to provide Psychological Health and Safety (PHS) in the Workplace training programs to CERC members at a special rate.   Psychological health and wellness training includes theory and application. The programs include a Certificate in PHS in the Workplace at three levels:   Basic - An introduction to PHS in the...

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The University of Fredericton (UFred) is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with the Workers' Compensation Board of Alberta (WCB-Alberta). The partnership aims to provide psychological health and wellness training to various employer communities within the province of Alberta. UFred will provide online psychological health and safety certificate programs at the basic, advanced and managerial levels and course modules based on enhancing workplace resiliency to environmental...

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The University of Fredericton (UFred) has partnered with the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Region IX to increase access for workers seeking high-quality education in the fields of Psychological Health and Safety and Occupational Health and Safety. As part of the partnership agreement, UFred will offer a 20% discount until Dec. 31, 2020, on the following programs: Psychological Health and Safety (PH&S) Basic Certificate –...

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The University of Fredericton (UFred) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sanskriti University in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India, that will expand scholarly, research and educational ties.   In addition, UFred signed an MOU with the Institute of Management Studies (IMS) in Ghaziabad, India, on academic collaboration that will focus on research, faculty and student exchange.   The partnership aims to further mutual interests and promote academic collaboration, promotion,...

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The University of Fredericton (UFred) is proud to announce it received the 2019 Canadian Occupational Safety Readers’ Choice Award for Educational Institution.   This year, more than 32,000 votes were cast in the annual awards program and this is the fourth consecutive year UFred has been voted Readers’ Choice.   “This award is a testament to quality of programming UFred provides, and confirms the value our students see in...

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The University of Fredericton is proud to partner with Nigeria-based Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) consultant Rita Obayojie. Rita will help UFred foster new opportunities and grow its School of OHS in Nigeria and across Africa. This new partnership will help create better access for workers seeking high-quality education in the field of Occupational Health & Safety.   Safety is an essential component of every organization’s overall...

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In response to increased dialogue on psychological health and safety (PHS) in the workplace, the University of Fredericton (UFred) and WorkSafeNB will provide New Brunswick workplaces with improved access to training and resources.   Effective immediately, New Brunswick employers and employees can register for programs related to workplace psychological health and safety at 80% off UFred’s standard tuition rates.   Course costs range from $59.80 for a single course...

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There’s no such thing as a typical day for those in the occupational health and safety profession. You may have plans to develop a new policy or process one day, but it gets placed on the back burner due to an unforeseen issue. For example, a new piece of equipment arrives, and you have to deal with the concerns that come along with it.   Eldeen Pozniak, Director...

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The University of Fredericton (UFred) partnered with the Inter-American Center for Social Security Studies (CIESS) to provide fully-online occupational health and safety (OHS) education to the organization’s 38 member countries.Since UFred signed the Singapore Accord in 2018, it has been actively engaging with OHS and business professionals throughout the world to create avenues to deliver OHS education to those who need it most, said UFred...

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