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Workplace Essentials Skills Training (WEST): Get Started: Library Info & LibrarySearch

This guide provides Library support to students in Workplace Essentials Skills Training programs.

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You need a Library PIN to:

  • access e-books available through the VIU Library
  • access online articles available through the VIU Library
  • request books from the VIU Library
  • request materials from other libraries via Interlibrary Loan
  • View your Library record online

Note that you will not receive your PIN instantly.  You will receive a confirmation within 24 hours.

LibrarySearch: Introduction

LibrarySearch: Find articles, books and more

What We Did in Class: Workplace Attitudes and Safety

Brainstorm Concepts for Workplace Attitudes

  • workplace behaviour

 

Brainstorm Concepts for Workplace Safety

  • worksite safety
  • international safety symbols
  • WHMIS OR "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System"
  • heavy equipment safety
  • fall protection
  • food safety

 

Workplace Communication

Here is a list of words and phrases to consider when searching for information related to workplace communication:

workplace relationships

workplace communication

"teams in the workplace"

"interpersonal communication" workplace

"interpersonal relations" workplace

conflict management

workplace conflict

business etiquette

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