Free EAL Classes

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English as an Additional Language - Free Classes offered by the BC Federation of Labour

Their 11-week program focuses on educating participants about workplace health and safety using an ESL curriculum model. Commitment to attend a weekly, four-hour day sessions is required. Participants 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.

Course Outline:

  • Orientation Class
  • Introduction to OH&S Rights & Responsibilities
  • Hazards in the Workplace
  • How to Refuse Unsafe Work
  • Health & Safety Committees
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Ergonomics
  • Bullying & Harassment
  • Prevention of Violence at Work
  • Investigation and Reporting Injury
  • Workplace First Aid

Courses are generally offered in January, April and September.

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UFCW 247 acknowledges that our head office is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, specifically the Semiahmoo First Nation.