SAW MILL SAFETY TRAINING
This program will result in the participants receiving the correct training and tickets required by Work Safe BC and Occupational Health & Safety for the safer operations of all associated equipment working in and around a saw mill. This certificate program is a total of 92 hours.
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.
This course is designed to train participants in the safe operation of a skid steer according to all pertinent standards of the Canadian Standards Association and relevant provincial occupational health and safety regulations. The purpose of this training is to help you become a qualified skid steer operator; an operator who has the knowledge and skills to operate a skid steer in a safe and professional manner.
ROUGH TERRAIN FORKLIFT
This course teaches all aspects for the safe operation and maintenance of a rough terrain forklift. It includes a practical to allow a participant to apply the knowledge gained in the classroom. BC Regulations are introduced as they apply to mobile equipment. As well safety inspections and maintenance reports are taught. The participant learns the skills to become a safe and professional operator of a rough terrain forklift.
BASIC CHAINSAW OPERATOR SAFETY
There are serious chainsaw injuries every year many of which are attributed to first time operators and occasional chainsaw users. Participation in our Basic Chainsaw Operator Safety course can help you meet the requirements of legislation, and give the participant the confidence they need to operate a chainsaw safely
This one-day certification course meets first aid requirements for Work Safe BC OFA Level 1. Upon successful completion, candidates will be issued a Work Safe BC Occupational First Aid certificate. Participants will learn emergency scene management, minor wound care, CPR and AED training. This course is for British Columbia only all other provinces it is the 2-day Standard First Aid
This one-day certification course focuses specifically on the transport of injured workers to medical aid. There will be a review of OFA 1 standard and critical airway breathing and C-spine management. This course will cover patient handling and lifting techniques as well as spine board and basket immobilization. This course is only for British Columbia.
SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY
You do not have to be a supervisor by designation to be legally responsible for crew/workers. The supervisor responsibility for safety course consists of 8 hours of comprehensive practical training. The course provides the supervisor with a better 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.
WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM WHMIS GHS 2015
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.
CREW TALKS/TAILGATE TALKS
This course lays the foundation for safety in the work environment. It addresses the need for pre-workplace activity and the need to address safe working on a daily basis. The course will discuss the stakeholders involved in the commitment towards safe working practices as well as the roles and responsibilities of the worker, the supervisor and the employer.
SPILL RESPONSE (FUEL AND OIL)
This course will address the government regulations pertaining to oil spills and clean up procedures to implement when a fuel spill occurs. Participants will learn which methods are most effective and what is required by the Occupational Health & Safety Board. Human safety and minimizing the chances of introducing hazardous materials and substances into the environment will also be considered.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT TRAINING
There are serious injuries every year many of which are attributed to young and new workers. The course is designed to provide you with knowledge on personal protective equipment for safety and keeping safe in and around your work environment. There are mandatory WSBC requirements for PPE and these must be followed in the workplace. The training will cover off the different types of PPE from hard hats to safety harnesses for fall protection.
This course is designed to give the participant an understanding of the math that will require knowledge of area, square footage, and calculations such as knowing how many pavers would be required to pave an area as well as other calculation, which include estimating soil requirements for ground coverage. The course will assist you to understand these basic math skills to improve your knowledge and ability.
EQUIPMENT CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
This course will address the importance of cleaning and maintaining the mobile saw equipment. We will address the need to perform regular machine checkups that are to be performed daily, weekly, monthly and annually to ensure peak performance and maintain safety. Tools and equipment need to be sharpened and oiled on a regular basis.
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