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Workplace Inspections 2019

$49.00 +GST

 – Effective workplace inspections are one of the most important incident prevention tools in a company’s health and safety management program. Employers must ensure that regular inspections are made of all workplaces, including: buildings, structures, grounds, excavations, tools, equipment, machinery and work methods, and practices.

How to Register

Registration for this course is handled through our website e-commerce system. Please go to the Formal Workplace Inspections Training page on our website and add to cart. Once your payment is processed you will be enrolled into this course.

Incident Investigation 2019

$49.00 +GST

– The course will provide essential knowledge and awareness that will enhance the participant’s ability to participate in the incident/accident investigation component of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) management system.

How to Register

Registration for this course is handled through our website e-commerce system. Please go to the Incident Investigation Training page on our website and add to cart. Once your payment is processed you will be enrolled into this course.

 

Mental Health Awareness

Joint Health & Safety Committee

$49.00 +GST

A JHSC has been a legal requirement for all BC workplaces with 20 or more regularly employed workers and must be given the necessary training to permit them to efficiently and effectively carry out their assigned duties. For smaller companies, a Worker Health and Safety Representative would be appointed in place of a JHSC.

How to Register

Registration for this course is handled through our website e-commerce system. Please go to the Joint Health and Safety Committee page on our website and add to cart. Once your payment is processed you will be enrolled into this course.

 

Radiation Awareness

Small Employer Building Program Webinar Series

In order to help small business develop a safety program that will allow them to be certified as an OSSE certified company under the WorkSafeBC guidelines this program has been developed.

 

Small Employer Program Building

An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. An OHS program relies on commitment, leadership and worker participation to achieve its outcomes. Some form of a program is required under occupational health and safety legislation in most Canadian jurisdictions. An OHS program must include elements required by the health and safety legislation as a minimum.

People who work in a field where they develop extensive knowledge are often asked to share what they know. A thorough overview of current training methods and techniques in adult learning are beneficial to both new and experienced instructors who find themselves in a coaching, training or on-boarding role.

Course Description
This course is designed to introduce an example of a Joint Health and Safety Committee program and to provide all employee levels the tools necessary to develop and implement an OHS program at their workplace.

Course Length
4 hrs of online learning + 3 hrs of assignments.

Target Audience
Anyone involved in building and maintaining the OHS program at their workplace. Materials are focused towards small employers (19 or less full time equivalent employees).

Pre-requisites
None.

Assessment and Completion
Upon successful completion of course materials, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Ergonomics 102 Building a Program

Ergonomics is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system; it is concerned with the “fit” between the user, equipment and their environments. Ergonomics takes account of the user’s capabilities and limitations in seeking to ensure that tasks, functions, information and the environment suit each user.

Ergonomics utilizes a systems approach to understand various contributing factors and the interventions needed. Proper ergonomic design is necessary to prevent repetitive strain injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders, which can develop over time and can lead to long-term disability.

Course Description
This course is designed to assist participants with the implementation of an MSI/MSD reduction program at their workplace.

Course Length
This course is structured as a one (1) day course but can be modified to meet content and duration requirements. The online version is structured as a three hour course.

Online and Classroom formats are available.

Target Audience
This course is designed to build upon the fundamentals of Ergonomics to managers, supervisors and employees and assists them in implementing a Musculoskeletal Injuries/Disorder (MSI/MSD) reduction program.

Pre-requisites
Ergonomics 101: Fundamentals. Previous health and safety education and/or experience is an asset but not required.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and be able to communicate basic Ergonomic principles and concepts
  • Comprehend current legal requirements for an MSD Prevention program
  • Understand implementation strategies such as hazard and risk assessments
  • Be able to build and run an effective MSI/MSD reduction program

Course Topics
Review of ergonomic concepts and principles, Legal requirements, MSI/MSD Reduction model and the PDCA Cycle, Implementation Strategies and concepts, Employee/employer engagement strategies

Assessment and Completion
Upon successful completion of course materials, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.