Safety Courses

Asbestos Awareness
Asbestos awareness requires that all employees who could come into contact with materials that might contain asbestos be given appropriate training on working safely in these situations. This is a 2 hour introductory course. Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. Contact us about bringing this course to you.
Asbestos Awareness (Online)
This online course was created specifically to educate employees about the dangers of working with materials that may contain asbestos.
Asbestos Materials Awareness
Asbestos awareness requires that all employees who could come into contact with materials that might contain asbestos be given appropriate training on working safely in these situations. This is a 2 hour introductory course. Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. Contact us about bringing this course to you.
Asbestos Worker Training
This two-day course is designed to provide an introduction to asbestos abatement work. It is designed for workers in the hazardous materials abatement and restoration industries. However, many general construction workers and specialist tradespeople routinely disturb asbestos materials during the course of their work and would benefit from learning safe work practices. Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. Contact us about bringing this course to you.
Back Safety
This online course covers safe lifting practices as well as important information that all individuals should know about the most common back injuries.
BC Safe Driving
This online course is a comprehensive defensive driving program designed to teach responsible driving practices and to help drivers of all experience levels become better drivers.
Chainsaw Safety
This course is designed to cover the basics of safe, effective chainsaw use including: use in the forestry industry; parts of the chainsaw; maintenance and sharpening; tree-cutting techniques; forestry dangers zones and hazardous trees; proper stance; and operator fatigue.
Confined Spaces Awareness for Entrants & Monitors
This online awareness course provides an overview of confined spaces and explains how to safely manage confined space entries for workers who enter or manage entry.
Confined Space Safety Awareness
This online course will introduce you to the types of confined spaces and the associated hazards. You will learn about the activities within a confined space, and codes of practice. Different types of hazard controls are presented including: engineering, administration, and protective equipment. Worth 1 Gold Seal Credit.
Confined Space Entry/Monitor
This Confined Space Entry/Monitor industrial/commercial, end-user course was developed by Touchback Safety Inc., a licensed OSSA training provider. Intended for workers who are, will be, or may be required to work in or around confined spaces, this one day course takes approximately 6 hours to complete.  It includes an instructor led presentation, review exercises, class discussion, DVD presentation and a written knowledge test, which students must achieve an overall score of 80%. Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. 
Construction Safety Training System (CSTS-09)
This course is an interactive, web-based (online) training program, focusing on hazard awareness and preventative actions delivered through 15 modules. This course can be done from any location, is self-paced and user friendly. This certificate is mandatory in Alberta and recognized right across Canada.
Crane Safety: Overhead Cranes
This online course is designed to provide you with the knowledge required to safely inspect, maintain, and operate overhead cranes.
Driver Safety
This online course helps learners recognize hazards inherent with vehicle operation and take actions to reduce risk on and off the work site.
Electrical Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment 
This online course focuses on aspects of hazard identification and risk assessment as outlined in Canadian Standards Association Workplace Electrical Safety
Electrical Safety Training
This online course provides a well-rounded approach to the basics of electrical safety and helps increase understanding of the dangers of electricity from both a shock protection and arc flash protection point of view.
Electrocution Awareness for Construction
Hundreds of construction workers are killed every year from electrocution. To help prevent injury to you and others, this online course is designed to give you an overview of basic electrical safety. It is specifically helpful for individuals who work in the construction industry and have limited familiarity with electrical hazards. This is an online course.
Emergency Procedures
This online course covers proper procedures for responding to a wide variety of emergency situations including medical emergencies, fires, natural disasters, explosions, bomb threats, hazardous spills, and acts of violence. 
ESTS Electrical Workers (Canada)
This online course is a state-of-the-art online multimedia safety training system that provides affordable, high quality, impactful, and credible electrical safety qualification, refresher, and awareness training. It uses 3D graphics, videos, and narrated content to provide information on arc flash and shock dangers, how to protect yourself from them, and how to follow up on preventitive and protective control measures.
ESTS Non-Electrical Workers (Canada)
This online course is designed specifically for non-electrical workers who typically use, apply and/or operate electrical equipment in the workplace or work in close proximity to overhead power lines. It will inform you about the associated hazards and risks and explain how to protect yourself from being potentially exposed to electrical shock and arc flash hazards.
Excavation Safety
This online course explains OSHA standards related to safe excavation and trenching operations.
Fall Protection
This one-day Fall Protection industrial/commercial, end-user course is designed to ensure that all workers understand FALL PROTECTION safety principals as they apply to the work environment and to correctly use fall protection at ALL times.  It is an OSSA accredited program developed by Touchback Safety Inc.; a licensed OSSA training provider.  It focuses on student participation and includes a video analysis and hands-on activities. Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. Contact us if you are interested in private group training for this course.
Fall Protection (Online)
This online course is designed for individuals who plan, supervise, or perform work at heights. This course covers many aspects of fall protection, including fall protection planning, equipment, safety measures, and administrative and engineering controls.
Fall Protection Awareness
This online awareness course provides employers and employees with a basic understanding of workplace fall hazards and the workplace safety measures that can eliminate or mitigate those hazards. It also presents an overview of applicable Alberta legislated guidelines and industry practices corresponding to those hazards and control measures.
Fall Prevention for Construction
This online course is designed to help you recognize fall hazards and teach you to take the proper measures to ensure safety when working at heights. It covers regulations 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M. 
Fire Safety Awareness
This online course will provide the knowledge necessary to identify: elements of a fire prevention plan, the requirements for emergency exits, what to do in the event of a fire, and the classes of fire.
First Aid Awareness
This comprehensive awareness course is designed to provide information required to respond appropriately to injuries and medical emergencies. Each course module provides detailed instructions and demonstrations for administering first aid. This course is appropriate for those with or without prior First Aid training.
Gas Detection 
This Gas Detection equipment, toxicology & atmospheric testing training course will cover the identification of hazards, atmospheric testing, respiratory protection, classification, safe entry procedures and rescue for any worker that will be entering, working in, providing stand by for or monitoring confined spaces.
GLOBAL Ground Disturbance
This course was BUILT on the success and content of the current Global Training Centre Ground Disturbance Level II® standardized program. It is designed for any party that is supervising or independently performing a ground disturbance or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits. This program ensures that personel are familiar with, and fully understand, all the regulations and variances involved when a ground disturbance takes place.
H2S Alive
Hydrogen Sulphide Training - H2S Alive- covers the physical properties and health hazards of H2S, how to protect oneself and basic rescue techniques. Each student is required to operate a self-contained breathing apparatus, a detector tube device, and perform rescue breathing. This course is certified by Enform. Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. Contact us if you are interested in private group training for this course.
H2S Awareness
This online awareness course will provide information which is required to properly recognize, assess and control hazards that are associated with the H2S gas. The properties of H2S, the health hazards that are associated with exposure, the detection and monitory methods, and acceptable exposure limits of H2S will be discussed throughout this course.
Hand & Power Tools for Construction
This online course explains the importance of hand and power tool safety in construction workplaces. This course is intended for all general construction workers.
Hazmat Awareness
This one day AWARENESS course is designed for all professionals who may be involved with HAZARDOUS materials during the course of building construction and refurbishment; Asbestos, Lead, Mercury, PCB’s, Mould, Crystalline, Silica, Microbial Contamination, and Radon Gas. It is a WORKSAFEBC requirement that any worker who is at RISK of exposure be trained in SAFE work procedures, PPE requirements and engineering controls.Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. Contact us if you are interested in private group training for this course.
Harassment Prevention Training
This online course defines and demonstrates various types of harassment, including Ontario Bill 168 and BC Bill 14, as well as explains supervisor responsibilities, employee complaint procedures, and the potential for legal exposure.This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.
Hazard Assessment
This online Hazard Assessment course provides an understanding of the importance of hazard assessments on the overall performance of health and safety management systems.
Hazard Communication in Construction Environments
Created specifically to assist building and construction companies of all types in complying with federal, state, and municipal hazard communication regulations, this course also addresses the major education and training requirements in these chemical hazard laws.This is an online course.
Hazmat Training Made Easier
This online course introduces basic hazmat concepts and terminology, and provides tools for assessing your general awareness, function-specific, and safety training needs.
Hazwoper Refresher
This online course is designed for workers who remove hazardous waste or are exposed or potentially exposed to any kind of hazardous substance or health hazard in the course of their work. Keep in mind that any worker exposed to hazardous or potentialy hazardous substances must, at a minimum, take this refresher course annually to ensure adequate training. 
Hearing Conservation
Since 2004, the Bureau of Labour Statistics has reported nearly 125,000 cases of permanent hearing loss in workers. Simply being exposed to hazardous noise levels can result in hearing loss by damaging the hair cells directly connected to nerve endings in the inner ear. However, the extent of this damage and the severity of hearing loss depend on the amount of noise to which you are exposed and the duration of exposure time. This is an online course.
Heat Stress
Each year thousands of employees suffer the adverse effects of heat stress. Whether they work outdoors under the hot summer sun or indoors with equipment and machinery that give off high levels of heat, workers need to know how to recognize and prevent heat stress and other heat-related health problems. This is an online course.
Hydraulic Safety - Exposure Level
Designed for individuals who work on or near hydraulic equipment, this online course provides an awareness of hydraulic hazards in the workplace.
Hydraulic Safety - High Risk 
Designed for individuals who work on or near hydraulic equipment, this online course provides an awareness of hydraulic hazards in the workplace.
Hydraulic Safety in Construction
This course contains over 800 visual learning aids including numerous videos, animations, procedures, and reference documents. The goal of this course is to provide important knowledge that will assist in reducing risk and eliminating hazards for workers, equipment, companies, and the environment. This course in combination with a full hydraulic safety program will greatly reduce risk.This is an online course. 
Industrial Safety Orientation
The Industrial Safety Training System (ISTS) Orientation meets BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan legislative orientation requirements by introducing workers to the basic principles of hazard recognition, evaluation, and control. This is an online course.
Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSC)
This online course teaches you the fundamentals of JHSCs so that your company can develop a committee that adheres to legislation and is unique to your workers, history, and environment.This course covers common ladder dangers, techniques for choosing the right ladder for a job, and how to use ladders safely to protect yourself and others from harm.
Lead Awareness
This online course teaches learners about the effects of lead exposure in the workplace and how to work safety in environments containing lead. 
Leadership for Safety Excellence
Designed for municipal supervisors, this course helps participants understand their role in supporting their health and safety management system. This online course consists of four modules:​
•Supervisor’s Role

•Hazard Identification, Assessment & Control
•Formal Workplace Inspections
•Accident/Incident Investigation
Lockout Tagout in the Workplace
This online course covers the steps to correctly lock and tag out equipment, devices used for lockout tagout, and the elimination of potentially fatal hazards through implementation of proper lockout tagout procedures. This course also covers the legal requirements surrounding the lockout of equipment, potential consequences of not following the procedure, and how to create and maintain a written workplace lockout tagout program.
Managing Safety Self-Awareness
This innovative, one of a kind course provides managers, supervisors and foremen with an understanding of how personality contributes to increasing or reducing safety risks in the workplace and how you can tailor your coaching and management style to be a more effective leader in reducing safety incident rates. This is an online course.
National Construction Safety Awareness
This online course was developed by the construction industry as a national course to give you an overview and encourage a general awareness of the potential hazards and health & safety issues you’ll be faced with on any worksite in Canada. Worth 2 Gold Seal Credits. 
OHS & the Law for Supervisors
This online course offers a comprehensive understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other key pieces of health and safety legislation for those in supervisory positions within the workplace.
Personal Protective Equipment: Safe at Work
This online course teaches employees and their managers how to properly choose, use, and maintain Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the workplace.
Powered Industrial Truck Safety
This online course demonstrates various powered industrial trucks (PITs) and provides informatino on requirements and strategies for safe operation. Topics include: PIT types and their purpose; operating PITs; maintenance, refuelling, and recharging; and conditions that contribute to PIT accidents.
Respiratory Protection: PPE Workplace Safety
This online course demonstrates various powered industrial trucks (PITs) and provides informatino on requirements and strategies for safe operation. Topics include: PIT types and their purpose; operating PITs; maintenance, refuelling, and recharging; and conditions that contribute to PIT accidents.
Respiratory Training & Fit Testing Half-Mask
A “fit test” tests the seal between the respirator’s facepiece and your face.  It takes about fifteen to twenty minutes to complete and is performed at least annually.  After passing a fit test with a respirator, you must use the exact same make, model, style, and size respirator on the job. Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. Contact us if you are interested in private group training for this course.
Rigging Safety
This comprehensive 8 hour training course will provide workers with a basic knowledge of principles relating to SAFE rigging practices in the construction industry. Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. 
Safe Backing Procedures and Blind Spots
This interactive online course provides participants with the knowledge to minimize the inherent risks associated with backing a vehicle, as well as many ways to deal with the blind spots around their vehicle. This is an online course.
Safe Rigging and Slinging
This online course covers the regulations, practices, and techniques required to safely sling and rig loads
Safety Construction Orientation Training
The Safety Construction Orientation Training (SCOT) program is an interactive, online training course composed of 13 modules, each focused on a different fundamental aspect of work site safety.This is an online course. 
Safety Moments
Safety Moments is a series of short online safety videos that can be used to kick off your meetings with dynamic, thought provoking safety points that are great for on or off the job.This is an online course.
Scaffolding - Safety Training
This online course provides an introduction to the equipment, a section on anatomy, erection and dismantling, inspections, hazards, safe operation, and more. This course satisfies OHS’s requirements for the classroom portion of operator safety training.
Slips, Trips, and Falls
This online course helps employees to identify hazardous conditions and unsafe practices that can lead to slips, trips, and falls in the workplace.
Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plans
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), many of the 14,000 oil spills reported each year are caused by industry activities resulting from storage tanks rupturing, pipeline leaks, and oil transport accidents. This course covers the harmful effects of spilled oil, the laws and regulations for oil pollution prevention, operating procedures, control measures, stopping spills, and how to respond to facility shutdown and evacuation. This is an online course.
Stairways and Ladders for Construction
This online course explains the importance of stairway and ladder safety in construction workplaces and covers OSHA regulations for stairways and ladders.
Suspended Scaffolding Safety
This online course helps employees understand the dangers of working with scaffolds, and how these risks can be minimized by knowing the correct ways to erect, maintain, and use scaffolding equipment, and helps employers meet their training requirements.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
Federal regulations require all employees who handle, offer for transport, or transport dangerous goods to be adequately trained and certified. Check our calendar or call our education department (250.491.7330) for upcoming dates. Contact us about bringing this course to you.  
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) (Online)
This award-winning course includes a thorough exam and printable certificate to meet Transport Canada’s training requirements for all employees involved in the transportation of dangerous goods.  The course features video, animations, learning games and skill building exercises.This is an online course.
Trench Safety
This online course provides an introduction to trenching, competency/competent person, soil classification, protective systems, atmosphere, common hazards, and more.
Welding Safety
This online course reminds employees that there are a number of hazards associated with welding and provides the information needed to work safely when involved in welding operations. 
WHMIS 2015
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Canada’s national hazard communication standard, has incorporated the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) – an internationally recognized standard for hazard classification and communication.Beginning March 1st, you can start training with the GHS legislation so get certified today! Please note – our new WHMIS 2015 online course also contains WHMIS 1988 information.
WHMIS & TDG
This online course package covers the key elements of WHMIS, including WHMIS symbols and labels, material safety data sheets, and worker training, as well as regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods within Canada.
Wilderness and Bear Awareness
The biggest danger that people face in outdoor survival situations is being unprepared. This online course includes interviews with experts on various aspects of outdoor survival and provides information that will assist you to handle most situations that you may encounter in the outdoors when help isn’t just around the corner.
Winter Driving
This online course explores the main risks associated with winter driving and offers simple solutions to reduce winter driving risks.
Work Alone Awareness - Industrial Workers
This online course equips you with the information needed to understand laws concerning working alone. It teaches you how to recognize unclear and changing work alone situations and outlines practical ways to maximize your safety while working alone. Compliance requirements and employer obligations to employees are also presented.
Workplace Stress
This online Workplace Stress course uses a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text, and colorful graphics to help workers identify potentially stressful situations and learn how to cope with them. The course is divided into topic-based lessons so information is easily understood and retained.

 

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