MINING SAFETY CERTIFICATE
This certification program covers those certifications that are required for working in and around mines. This program is best suited to those participants who will be responsible for safety or safe operations, the program deals with Hydrogen Sulfide, basic rigging, as well as mine first aid. This comprehensive program runs for 82 hours (11 days).
STANDARD FIRST AID
This comprehensive two-day course offers first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies, including injury prevention, CPR and AED. Specific environmental emergencies will be discussed pertaining to the mines.
This course is intended for all workers in the petroleum industry who may be exposed to environments where Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) is present. The course covers the physical properties and health hazards of H2S, how to protect oneself and basic rescue techniques. Each student will be required to operate a detector tube device, operate a self-contained breathing apparatus, and perform rescue breathing on a mannequin.
This course introduces the basic principles of fall prevention and protection, as well as types of fall protection systems available and the most appropriate use of each of them. It also covers requirements to comply with current international standards in fall protection. This is an introductory course only
BASIC RIGGING TRAINING
This course is designed to give the participants an overview of basic rigging and the safety associated with rigging and hoisting loads. The participants will also learn what the associated BC Regulations are for rigging as well as complete hands on rigging training. They will also learn how to use the operators load charts and complete load calculations.
SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY
The supervisor responsibility for safety course consists of 8 hours of comprehensive practical training. The course provides the supervisor with a clear understanding of the reasons and need for due diligence and the implications of the legislation surrounding safety in the workplace. The course also deals with new and young worker orientation giving the supervisor the knowledge to implement and teach safer workplace practices in order to modify safety behaviour resulting in a safer work environment.
This course deals with the concepts and methods that can help you to implement and perform effective accident investigations. The course will provide you with the information and examples guidelines required to identify accidents from incidents. It will teach you how to conduct interviews, complete scene visits, complete evaluations, report writing and follow-up to accidents.
CONFINED SPACE RESCUE AWARENESS
Using a combination of classroom discussion and skill-based training, participants will develop the ability to initiate and conduct non-entry confined space rescue. Participants will gain insight into hazard identification, assessment and control, incident response, regulatory requirements for entry and rescue, first responders’ roles and responsibilities and limitations of standard and specialized confined space equipment.
This comprehensive lockout-tag out in the workplace course covers the steps to correctly lock out and tag out equipment, devices used for lockout-tag out and the elimination of potentially fatal hazards through implementation of proper lockout- tag out procedures. This course also covers the legal requirements surrounding the lockout of equipment, potential consequences of not following the procedures and how to create and maintain a written workplace lockout-tag out program.
Silica the silent killer: exposure to silica dust can cause severe respiratory distress and even death. This awareness course will help you understand the risks to your health that exposure to silica dust can cause. It will also help you identify the sources of silica dust and provide information on the methods of protecting yourself. The course also provides information on best practices for an exposure control plan and how to implement it.
WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM WHMIS – 2015 GHS
This comprehensive WHMIS 2015 GHS Certification program has been developed in accordance with Work Safe BC requirements for the training of persons who manufacture, work with or are ‘in proximity to’ hazardous materials in the workplace. WHMIS has aligned with the worldwide hazard communication system known as GHS – the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. Aligning with GHS provides many benefits, which will be discussed in the training. With WHMIS 2015 there will be new classification rules, new hazard pictograms, new supplier label requirements, and new format for Safety Data Sheets.