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Safety Training

fallprotection

OSSA Fall Protection

Workers required to utilize fall protection equipment must be trained in the proper selection, use, care and maintenance.

Course Description
This Fall Protection course is approximately 8 hours in duration and includes an instructor led powerpoint presentation, practical exercises, class discussions, videos, written knowledge test and practical exam.

Learning Objectives
The learning objectives of this Fall Protection course are to ensure that students demonstrate an understanding of the following:

  • The OSSA Fall Protection Standard requirements
  • Legislation as it relates to Fall Protection
  • Fall Restraint verses Fall Arrest
  • Types of Falls and Effects
  • Fall Protection Planning
  • The Training and Competency requirements
  • Rescue and Escape Planning
  • Recognition, Evaluation and Control of hazards
  • Completing a Hazard Assessment
  • Fall Arrest Calculations
  • Proper Donning and Doffing of Fall Protection Equipment

Course Registration
Available monthly, call for schedule.

firewatch

OSSA Fire Watch

Workers required to utilize Fire Equipment must be trained in the proper selection, inspection, use, care and maintenance.

Course Description
This Fire Watch course is approximately 6 hours in duration and includes an instructor led powerpoint presentation, class exercises, videos, use of a fire extinguisher and a written knowledge test.

Learning Objectives
The learning objectives of this Fire Watch course are to ensure that students demonstrate an understanding of the following:

  • Legislation and Standards as it relates to fire hazards
  • Employer and Worker Responsibilities
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Fire Watch planning
  • Types of Extinguishers, Agents, and Classification
  • Types of Fires, Classifications, and Behaviours
  • Operation of Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Watch Duties

Course Registration
Available monthly, call for schedule.

BSO (Basic Safety Orientation)

Coming soon!

H2S Alive

Coming soon!

confinedspace

OSSA Confined Space Entry and Monitor

Workers entering and working in or around Confined Spaces and Restricted Spaces must be trained in order to perform their duties in a safe and healthy manner.

Course Description
This Confined Space Entry and Monitor course is approximately 7 hours in duration and includes an instructor led powerpoint presentation, class exercises, videos and a written knowledge test.

Learning Objectives
The learning objectives of this Confined Space Entry and Monitor course are to ensure that students demonstrate an understanding of the following:

  • The OSSA Regional Code of Practice requirements
  • What a Confined Space and Restricted Space is
  • The Training and competency requirements
  • Recognition, evaluation and control of hazards and completing a hazard assessment
  • Classification of Confined Space Levels
  • Legislation requirements (Safety and Protection)
  • Hazardous Substances and Energy (Isolation)
  • Testing the Atmosphere
  • Ventilation and Purging
  • Neutralization and Inerting
  • Entry Permit System
  • Confined Space Monitor Responsibilities and Duties
  • Emergency Response
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Definition’s

Course Registration
Available monthly, call for schedule.

firstaid

Standard First Aid Level A With CPR

Course Description
Designed to meet government and industry standards. This two-day emergency first aid program is for those who want to learn first aid skills for emergency situations. Program includes CPR training. Successful completion of the Emergency First Aid course will enable participants to initiate basic life support procedures to the sick or injured until advanced medical aid is available or the urgency of a situation has been controlled.

Learning Objectives
The learning objectives of :

  • Deal with emergency situations
  • Know the requirements of basic first aid providers
  • Familiarize themselves with First Aid regulations
  • Recognize and manage a range of injury and illness emergencies
  • Perform rescue breathing or cardiopulmonary

Course Registration
Available monthly, call for schedule.

whmis

WHIMS

Course Description
WHMIS is Canada’s national hazard communication standard. The key elements of the system are cautionary labelling of containers of WHMIS “controlled products”, the provision of material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and worker education and training programs.

Learning Objectives

  • Ensure worker safety
  • Communicate all necessary information
  • Manage the risks involved in using hazardous products
  • Ensure compliance with regulations across Canada.

Course Registration
Available monthly, call for schedule.