TRAFFIC CONTROL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
The traffic control certificate contains those elements that provides for a wellrounded TCP. The course includes the BCCSA TCP certification as well as traffic control related courses for supervisor’s responsibility and other practical skills that are important for safe traffic control operation. This course is full time and runs for 60 hours (7.5 days). The prerequisites include the completion of the OFA 1 before taking the Transportation Endorsement course.
TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSON (TCP)
This two-day comprehensive, standardized training curriculum for TCP’s is the only course accepted by Work Safe BC under Section 18 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation for high-risk traffic control. Upon successful completion, TCPs are provided with a three-year record of completion. This training is required by everyone working in Traffic Control in BC. This course will focus on such things as the roles and responsibilities of a flagger, regulations, setting up, working safely around equipment, hazard identification, communication and practical flagging skills.
SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY (TCP)
The TCP supervisor responsibility for safety course consists of 8 hours of comprehensive implementable training specifically designed to address the traffic control supervisor’s responsibilities. 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 and on the road site. 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. The course is designed to build both knowledge and confidence for the supervisor managing staff.
ROAD HAZARD AWARENESS
This course is designed to provide additional awareness for persons who work alongside road ways and may be exposed to traffic; such as lawn mowing or gardening, sidewalk maintenance, or tree trimming etc. This gives the TCP additional safety awareness training involving others working around traffic.
PROFESSIONAL REPORT WRITING
This course will assist the individual to become a true professional with the ability to comprehensively and effectively communicate through well written reports. The course will lay out what a report is, how it is used to communicate and explain the different types of reports and the importance in maintaining safer work environments.
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.
TWO WAY RADIO PRACTICES
A two-way radio when used correctly becomes a vital communication tool for work site; hospitals, road construction, schools, construction sites etc. They are used for communicating information in a timely manner are can be a key in providing an efficient and safe work environment. This course will provide the participant with the information needed to use the radio correctly and safely.
VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE
The purpose of this course is to give a practical solution to developing a workplace violence prevention program. Verbal abuse, arguments, property damage, vandalism, sabotage, physical assaults, psychological trauma and rape are all examples of workplace violence.
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.