Training

Some of your Questions:

We offer a wide selection of in-house training courses including:

Our qualified staff will provide interactive and comprehensive training that meets all applicable legislative requirements. Our training courses are continually updated to ensure the very best for our students. By utilizing your own equipment, the training is site-specific and allows an understanding of your work environment. In-house training allows students to be more comfortable and improves training retention.

Q. Safety Awareness training

This is a simple-to-understand Safety-101 style course designed to raise awareness of employee obligations under OH&S legislation. With review of standards, regulations and other applicable legislation, we can grow your employees' understanding of their own responsibilities within the safety culture and management system.

This course is approximately 1-2 hours in length.

Q. Counter balance forklift certification

This comprehensive training program will allow successful participants to safely operate class I, IV, and V counter balance forklifts.

Course objectives include:
  • Identify all known and potential hazards associated with forklift operation and equipment
  • Comprehension of Provincial Laws & Regulations, CSA & ASME Standards
  • Learn the necessary steps to become a qualified person to conduct pre-use inspections, both visual and operational
  • Types of fuel used on forklifts: battery, propane, gas and diesel
  • Safe Practices and Principles
  • Load Handling and Equipment Stability

This course includes theory review, a written exam, and practical evaluation. Participants must achieve 80% on the exam and maintain full control of the equipment at all times. This course does not approve the competency of any operator; this is the sole responsibility of the employer. Course duration is approximately 5-6 hours and includes breaks for coffee and lunch. Equipment to be used for training must be in safe operating condition and all safety devices need to be in good operating condition.

Q. Scissor lift and boom lift certification

Course objectives include:
  • Introduction
  • Legislative Requirements
  • Pre-use Planning
  • Types of Elevating Lifts
  • Parts of the Equipment
  • Safety Features / Operating Practices
  • Fall Protection
  • Stability

These courses include theory review, a written exam, and practical evaluation. Participants must achieve 80% on the exam and maintain full control of the equipment at all times. This course does not approve the competency of any operator; this is the sole responsibility of the employer. Course duration is approximately 5-7 hours (depending on course) and includes breaks for coffee and lunch. Equipment to be used for training must be in safe operating condition and all safety devices need to be in good operating condition.

Q. GHS/ WHMIS 2015

This course will cover an overview of GHS (Global Harmonized System) and WHMIS 2015 (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System).

Course objectives include:
  • Understanding the Hazards
  • GHS / WHMIS symbols and labels
  • Comprehensive and interactive video
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Site-specific training
  • Written exam

This course can take anywhere from 1.5 – 4 hours, depending on number of participants

Q. Transportation of Dangerous goods

This course will review all aspects of TDG requirements.

Course content includes:
  • Overview of TDG requirements
  • Responsibilities of shippers, handlers, and drivers
  • Classes of dangerous goods
  • Shipping documentation
  • Safety marks
  • Containers
  • Special circumstances
  • Emergency actions

This course features video, animations, and skill-building exercises. It can take anywhere from 2.5 – 3 hours, depending on number of participants.

Q. Fit testing

Our fit testing of respirators utilizes 3M testing equipment and standards. Our testing is qualitative fit testing and seal testing of the respirators being used. The testing is approximately 20-40 minutes per person. We also review care, use, and maintenance of respirators.

Please note that no participant may eat, drink, or smoke 30 min prior to testing

Q. Safety Orientations /Safety Manual review

This course offers an in-depth review of your safety program. We will review key aspects of the manual that will review students' responsibilities within the safety management system.

A comprehensive checklist will be followed that will cover critical safety aspects and will review items such as:
  • Safety Policies
  • Rules and Regulations
  • PPE requirements
  • Inspection protocols
  • Investigation guidelines
  • Emergency Response
  • OH&S obligations

The standard time for a detailed orientation is approximately 1.5 - 2 hours.

Q. Hazard Assessment & Analysis

This course reviews how to develop a detailed hazard assessment.

Course objectives include:
  • Develop a comprehensive approach to hazard identification for your workplace
  • Identify the common types of existing and potential health & safety hazards
  • Evaluate hazards associated with specific jobs and tasks
  • Prioritize hazards in terms of the level of risk they present to workers
  • Identify practical hazard control methods applicable to your workplace
  • Review and maintain hazard assessments on a regular basis

This course takes approximately 2 hours, depending on number of participants.