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Course Catalogue

Joint Health & Safety Committee Essentials

Virtual Class 8 hrs   | Online  3-4 hrs

A Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) is a primary component of any employer’s Occupational Health and Safety management system. The JHSC provides its members with the fundamentals and tools to carry out their duties effectively and is a legal requirement for all BC workplaces with 20 or more employees. This course is designed for new and experienced JHSC members and alternates.

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Virtual Class 4 hrs  | Online  2-3 hrs

A hazard identification and control program is a systematic approach to identifying and analyzing workplace hazards in an effort to mitigate risk of injuries and occupational disease. This course will provide employees, managers, supervisors and JHSCs working in BC’s manufacturing industry with tools and a basic understanding of hazard recognition, risk assessments, and control methods.

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Virtual Class 2 hrs  | Online Course  2 hrs

Effective inspections are one of the most important incident/ accident prevention tools in a company’s safety and health program. Properly trained inspectors in a systematic inspection program will help reduce incidents and property damage. This course will guide JHSC members, Worker Health and Safety Reps, managers, or supervisors responsible for workplace inspection in the creation of an effective safety inspection program.

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Online Course  2-3 hrs $49

An effective and systematic incident investigation program is a key driver to the continuous improvement of your health and safety program, policies. This course will examine the purpose and outcomes of an incident investigation. JHSC members, managers, supervisors or employees will learn how to determine the cause or causes of incidents, to identify any related unsafe conditions or acts, and to recommend corrective actions to prevent similar incidents.

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Training Topics

Workplace Health and Safety Basics

Online Course 2 hrs |  FREE

Managers and supervisors are responsible for shaping behaviour while ensuring employees receive an adequate introduction to workplace health and safety. On completion of this online course, new hires and HR managers looking for support with the OHS portion of their workplace orientation program will have a better understanding of common workplace health and safety elements. Note: this course is meant to be used with a workplace orientation program.

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Virtual Class 4 hrs  | Online  2-3 hrs

A hazard identification and control program is a systematic approach to identifying and analyzing workplace hazards in an effort to mitigate risk of injuries and occupational disease. This course will provide employees, managers, supervisors and JHSCs working in BC’s manufacturing industry with tools and a basic understanding of hazard recognition, risk assessments, and control methods.

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Virtual Class 2 hrs  | Online Course  2 hrs

Effective inspections are one of the most important incident/ accident prevention tools in a company’s safety and health program. Properly trained inspectors in a systematic inspection program will help reduce incidents and property damage. This course will guide JHSC members, Worker Health and Safety Reps, managers, or supervisors responsible for workplace inspection in the creation of an effective safety inspection program.

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Online Course  2-3 hrs $49

An effective and systematic incident investigation program is a key driver to the continuous improvement of your health and safety program, policies. This course will examine the purpose and outcomes of an incident investigation. JHSC members, managers, supervisors or employees will learn how to determine the cause or causes of incidents, to identify any related unsafe conditions or acts, and to recommend corrective actions to prevent similar incidents.

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Online  Course 3 hrs

This course explores the different types of emergencies situations which can be encountered in manufacturing. The goal of the course is to provide a basic understanding of what to anticipate and expect when responding to an emergency.

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Small Business Training for Employers

 Online Course 2 hrs 

An occupational health and safety (OHS) program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. This course will provide any employee within a company that is planning on building or sustaining an OHS program with essential information on legislative requirements and what an OHS program is. A health and safety program not only includes specific elements required by legislation but also relies on commitment, leadership and worker participation to achieve its outcomes.

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Online Course  2 hrs

An occupational health and safety (OHS) program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. Small employers with 19 or fewer employees learn the basic principles, concepts and tools necessary to develop and implement an OHS program at their workplace via this online course.

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Small Business Training for Employees

Online Course 2 hrs |  FREE

Managers and supervisors are responsible for shaping behaviour while ensuring employees receive an adequate introduction to workplace health and safety. On completion of this online course, new hires and HR managers looking for support with the OHS portion of their workplace orientation program will have a better understanding of common workplace health and safety elements. Note: this course is meant to be used with a workplace orientation program.

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Online Course 2 hrs

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015, is a Canada-wide system designed to protect workers by giving them important information about hazardous products and materials in their workplace. 

In this course,  learn WHMIS 2015 fundamentals, legislation, proper use of labeling, product warning identifiers, description and understanding of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), worker training requirements and supplier, employer and worker responsibilities. This training meets WorkSafeBC regulatory requirements and is relevant to all BC industries. 

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Virtual Class 4 hrs  | Online  2-3 hrs

A hazard identification and control program is a systematic approach to identifying and analyzing workplace hazards in an effort to mitigate risk of injuries and occupational disease. This course will provide employees, managers, supervisors and JHSCs working in BC’s manufacturing industry with tools and a basic understanding of hazard recognition, risk assessments, and control methods.

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Virtual Class 2 hrs  | Online Course  2 hrs

Effective inspections are one of the most important incident/ accident prevention tools in a company’s safety and health program. Properly trained inspectors in a systematic inspection program will help reduce incidents and property damage. This course will guide JHSC members, Worker Health and Safety Reps, managers, or supervisors responsible for workplace inspection in the creation of an effective safety inspection program.

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Online Course  2-3 hrs $49

An effective and systematic incident investigation program is a key driver to the continuous improvement of your health and safety program, policies. This course will examine the purpose and outcomes of an incident investigation. JHSC members, managers, supervisors or employees will learn how to determine the cause or causes of incidents, to identify any related unsafe conditions or acts, and to recommend corrective actions to prevent similar incidents.

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Industry Specific Training

Online Course 2 hrs

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015, is a Canada-wide system designed to protect workers by giving them important information about hazardous products and materials in their workplace. 

In this course,  learn WHMIS 2015 fundamentals, legislation, proper use of labeling, product warning identifiers, description and understanding of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), worker training requirements and supplier, employer and worker responsibilities. This training meets WorkSafeBC regulatory requirements and is relevant to all BC industries. 

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Online  Course  | FREE

This online awareness course will provide participants with the key principles and concepts for recognizing the hazards, unsafe conditions and preventive actions associated with combustible dust. Accurately identifying, assessing, and controlling combustible dust is an essential part of an occupational health and safety (OHS) program. Employees, contractors, or managers/supervisors with combustible dust in their workplace will be better prepared to control combustible dust hazards, develop safe work procedures, and prevent incidents and injuries.

Available in 3 online versions:

VIEW COURSE – Employers and Managers | 3 hrs 
VIEW COURSE – Contractors  | 2 hrs 
VIEW COURSE – Workers  | 2 hrs 
Instructor-led class 4 hrs

Your storage racking system can influence productivity throughout the entire logistics chain. Steel storage racks are common equipment in industries such as distribution centres, warehouses, manufacturing plants, and the storage area of retail operations. This half-day workshop for managers, supervisors, inspection teams, and workers, identifies inherent hazards associated with storage racks and provides best practices for effective installation, maintenance and repair to prevent incidents, injuries, lost time and unforeseen expenses.

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Online Course 4 hrs

This course covers core elements of a confined space program and how to manage these spaces. It is designed to provide supervisors, entrants, and attendants with the knowledge required to understand confined spaces so they can plan and carry out necessary work safely. WorkSafeBC regulation requires any employer who has confined spaces to provide employees with awareness training

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Online Course 1 hr | FREE

This online course introduces the concepts of radiation and radiation safety to people who work in environments where radiation is used and for anyone wanting basic knowledge on the subject. It defines radiation and creates a better understanding of its impacts within the manufacturing and food processing sectors, and to recognize radiation regulatory bodies.

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Online Course 2 hrs

This online course introduces the concepts of radiation and radiation safety to people who work in environments where radiation is used and for anyone wanting basic knowledge on the subject. It defines radiation and creates a better understanding of its impacts within the manufacturing and food processing sectors, and to recognize radiation regulatory bodies.

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Virtual Class 8 hrs

Understanding and employing thermal imaging technologies can uncover impending equipment failures or dangerous situations that left unchecked, could lead to lost production or serious injury. This course is recommended as a basic requirement for workers in maintenance or in the trades who already conduct or are planning to conduct thermal surveys.

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OHS Program Development and Management

 Online Course 2 hrs 

An occupational health and safety (OHS) program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. This course will provide any employee within a company that is planning on building or sustaining an OHS program with essential information on legislative requirements and what an OHS program is. A health and safety program not only includes specific elements required by legislation but also relies on commitment, leadership and worker participation to achieve its outcomes.

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Online Course  2 hrs

An occupational health and safety (OHS) program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. Small employers with 19 or fewer employees learn the basic principles, concepts and tools necessary to develop and implement an OHS program at their workplace via this online course.

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Online  Course 3 hrs

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. This course builds on the fundamentals of Ergonomics and assists managers, supervisors, and employees in implementing a musculoskeletal injuries/disorder reduction program.

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Online  Course 3 hrs

This course explores the different types of emergencies situations which can be encountered in manufacturing. The goal of the course is to provide a basic understanding of what to anticipate and expect when responding to an emergency.

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Online Course 1.5 hrs

Take an active role in making your workplace healthy and safe. in this 90-minute online course for frontline employees, Occupational Health Safety (OHS) professionals, members of OHS committees, and supervisors and managers:  Learn the difference between safety climate and culture. Understand how safety culture fits into your corporate culture. Recognize the benefits of a strong safety culture. Plan ways to strengthen your own organization’s safety culture.

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Ergonomics

 Online Course 2 hrs 

Ergonomics is concerned with the “fit” between the user, equipment and environment. Ergonomics takes into account users’ capabilities and limitations to ensure tasks, functions, information and the environment suit each user. This course provides information to managers, supervisors and employees on proper ergonomic design to prevent repetitive strain injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders.

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Online  Course 3 hrs

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. This course builds on the fundamentals of Ergonomics and assists managers, supervisors, and employees in implementing a musculoskeletal injuries/disorder reduction program.

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Online Course 2 hrs

This online course introduces the concepts of radiation and radiation safety to people who work in environments where radiation is used and for anyone wanting basic knowledge on the subject. It defines radiation and creates a better understanding of its impacts within the manufacturing and food processing sectors, and to recognize radiation regulatory bodies.

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Manager and Supervisor Training

Instructor-led  Class  8 hrs

This customizable 1 day course will help managers, supervisors, or lead-hands acquire the necessary skills to become more effective adult educators. It will also assist seasoned trainers to bring their skills to a higher level of competency and show them how to enhance the effectiveness of courses, crew talks, and on-the-job training.

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Various Instructor-Led Courses

Offered through Catalyst Training Inc., Front Line Leadership is a hands-on program designed to teach your supervisors and team leads not just to manage, but to lead their people to their full potential. Results-Centred Leadership develops managers into leaders, presenting a style of leadership—a comprehensive set of management skills—to enable your organization to grow and prosper

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 Online Course 2 hrs 

An occupational health and safety (OHS) program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. This course will provide any employee within a company that is planning on building or sustaining an OHS program with essential information on legislative requirements and what an OHS program is. A health and safety program not only includes specific elements required by legislation but also relies on commitment, leadership and worker participation to achieve its outcomes.

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Workplace Psychological Health & Safety Training

Online Course  1 hr

Mental health is feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s challenges. It is the responsibility of both employers and employees to protect and promote mental health in the workplace to ensure people are psychologically safe. For an introduction to the fundamentals of workplace mental health, start with this free 1 hour online course.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

According to the Canadian Mental Health Commission, mental health-related disability is growing faster than any other type in Canadian workplaces. Stigma has a negative impact as it prevents discussion and treatment of underlying mental issues. This workshop helps attendees to become more aware of the mental health continuum. It also provides strategies for removing mental health-related stigma at work. Attendees gain specific techniques for supporting themselves and others so that everyone can win at work.

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

This interactive training session covers the fundamentals of bouncing back from adversity in our work lives.   It is effective in helping participants identify their areas of natural strength (which sometimes are forgotten, in the face of adversity) and it also provides coping techniques to support bouncing back from emotional challenges that can negatively impact their work.

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

This workshop helps attendees become more effective at managing their language, emotions, and interactions when dealing with difficult situations in the workplace. Through a series of personal reflection exercises and dialogue with a live facilitator, attendees learn productive ways to gain successful outcomes for themselves and their employers

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

Participants learn the importance of managing diversity, broadly defined, at all levels both inside and outside the organization. This course will cover how diversity affects the bottom-line, false assumptions, and how they can lead to unintentional biases; how valuing differences prevents workplace discrimination and harassment; cross-cultural communications; cultural sensitivity; and approaches for resolving diversity-related conflict.

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

This course covers how to recognize workplace bullying or harassment and will examine what is ‘harassment’ and ‘bullying’, and what is not. Participants are provided with techniques for dealing with incivility in the workplace and will discuss the responsibilities of employees, management, and employers.

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

This customized training is an effective way to address negative workplace conduct and can provide solutions to help your leadership team and employees deal, skillfully, with numerous conduct-related issues. The session will be designed to address the unique details of your specific situation.

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

Designed for employees who do not have responsibility for direct reports.  Some of these individual contributing employees may be in management roles because they have responsibilities for managing resources other than people. This training is rich with skill-building exercises, including role-plays, to help participants become better able to work through inappropriate situations at work.

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

Designed for employees who have responsibility for direct reports and may be in an Emerging Leader or long-time people manager category.   This training program is not designed for employees with executive-level responsibilities. Included are tools and techniques to help participants develop the competence to manage through inappropriate workplace incidents.

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

Participants learn about the fundamentals of respect in the workplace. This session addresses and provides examples of behaviours that are  inappropriate for workplace settings.  It also gives participants techniques that can be used to eliminate the risk of offence.

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Choose onsite or virtual training. 4-hour workshop or 2-hour seminar, or 1:1 remedial training. 

Designed for employees who have executive-level responsibility. Such employees may own and run a P&L and have a title that indicates C-Suite level responsibilities across multiple divisions, departments, and or, geographies. This training is rich with skill-building exercises, including role-plays, to help participants become better able to work through inappropriate workplace situations.

This course is provided through a partnership with Sensitivity Training Canada. Alliance members receive an 8% discount on courses.

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Onsite Instructor-led training contact form

Due to current pandemic restrictions, instructor-led training is currently being offered virtually. We will resume onsite training when it is safe to do so. If you wish to discuss training options. Please provide us with your contact information and some details about what kind of training you are interested in