Awareness Courses

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Asbestos Awareness

Participants will learn to identify the locations/materials/items which may contain Asbestos, the Hazards of working with Asbestos, the Control Measures, Classifications of Asbestos work, and Legislative requirements regarding working with Asbestos.

DURATION: Approximately 4hrs of in class participation.

Note: NOT an Asbestos removal course, awareness/information of Asbestos in the workplace only.

Basics of Supervising

All employers are required to appoint a Competent Supervisor to provide information and instruction for the Health and Safety of workers in the workplace. Any person in a Supervisory Position (crew leader, foreman, site supervisor, manager etc.) which Directs, Controls, Instructs or otherwise supervises the actions of workers is required to have adequate training for this purpose.

This course will teach participants the Fundamentals of Supervisory Tasks, Leadership styles, Communication and Motivation, Legal Responsibilities, Purpose and Implementation of Health and Safety Programs, Emergency Response and Incident Investigations, the Internal Responsibility System.

DURATION: Minimum of 10hrs of in class participation.

Confined Space Hazard Awareness

Any workers involved with working in/around a Confined Space are required to have participant knowledge and if entering or assisting those entering the Space must first have this awareness training prior to participating in a Confined space Entry Plan/Program.

This course teaches participants the Definition of a Confined Space and Identification, Hazards of working in a Confined Space, Types of dangerous atmospheres, Assessment and controls, Legal requirements, Monitoring protocols, Entry Permit systems.

DURATION: Approximately 4hrs of in class participation.

Note: All workers involved with working in a Confined Space must also complete a review of the Site specific Confined Space Assessment, Plan and/or Program.

Excavation & Trenching Hazard Awareness

Any workers participating in trenching and excavating need to be aware of the hazards and dangers involved. Participants will learn the 3 basic methods of protection against trench cave-ins: sloping, shoring and trench boxes; proper preparation of excavating, and other various hazards associated on the work site. Contains Part III of the Construction Regulations pertaining to excavating and trenching operations. Taught in compliance with the IHSA and Ministry of Labour’s health and safety legislation.

DURATION: Approximately 4hrs of in class participation.

Fire Extinguisher Basics

Any which may be required to use a Fire Extinguisher during their course of regular duties (including but limited to Welding, Water Proofing, Propane Use, and other) must have the Basic knowledge necessary to properly utilize the device.

Safeline Management offers the essential information and knowledge to meet Regulation 52 (1.1)

Lock-Out/Tag-Out Awareness

Any workers involved with maintenance of equipment/machinery (with moving parts) are required to have participant knowledge and must first have this awareness training prior to participating in a LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT Plan/Program.

This course teaches participants the Identification process, Hazards and Controls, Types of Energy sources, Assessment and controls, Legal requirements, Monitoring protocols, LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT systems.

DURATION: Approximately 2hrs of in class participation.

Note: All workers involved with the process must also complete a review of the Site specific LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT Plan/Program.

Scaffold Hazard Awareness

Working on including the setup and tear down of scaffolding is one of the most hazardous tasks in construction. Workers must have completed a valid Fall Protection/Working at Heights program prior to attending this course. Participants will learn to identify the Hazards and Controls, Legislative requirements and Safe Practice/Procedures.

A Hands-On element for this program is available with equipment on site.

DURATION: Approximately 3hrs of in class participation.

WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Material Info System)

Legislated since 1988 in Ontario, ALL workers which may come into contact or work with hazardous materials must have this training and receive an annual review. Participants upon completion of this program will be able to identify if a material is hazardous and focus is directed on the 3 main elements (trade/worker specific materials and required PPE, Labels and MSDS).

DURATION: Approximately 2hrs of in class participation.

WORKER/SUPERVISOR AWARENESS (REG. 297/13)

As of July 01/2014 ALL employers must ensure that ALL workers have completed the Worker/Supervisor Awareness training (Regulation 297/13). This is an information sessions which explains the IRS (Internal Responsibility System), Responsibilities in the workplace (employer, supervisor and worker), JHSC (Joint Health and Safety Committees), Workers Rights in the Workplace, statistics and other related materials.

DURATION: Approximately 2hrs of in class participation.