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OHES Online Courses

Accident/Incident Investigations
This online Accident/Incident Investigation course is designed to help individuals who will be investigating workplace accidents or incidents understand the purpose and process of accident or incident investigation. It ensures they understand how to recognize and distinguish between immediate (or direct) causes of accidents or incidents and the underlying (or root) causes, and how to develop recommendations for corrective actions to prevent them from recurring.
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Arc Flash
This online safety course presents an overview of measures to reduce hazards presented by arc flash events. It will cover basic electrical concepts, circumstances that can present the risk of arc flashes, electrical industry safety standards, and hazard control measures when work responsibilities cause you to work on or near equipment at risk for arc flash.
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Asbestos Identification
Asbestos Awareness Course will guide you through all aspects of Asbestos, from the hazards that are associated with Asbestos to how to protect yourself with safe work practices.
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Automotive Collision Repair Centre WHMIS 2015
This WHMIS 2015 is intended for those working in the Automotive Collision Repair sector. WHMIS stands for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. It is a comprehensive system for providing health and safety information on hazardous products intended for use, handling, or storage in Canadian workplaces. 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, including: Hazard classification criteria are more comprehensive which improves ability to indicate severity of hazards. New hazard classes are included. Physical hazard criteria are consistent with the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG regulations). Standardized language (hazard and precautionary statements). Standardized SDS format and more comprehensive requirements.
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Automotive Hoist Instruction, Inspection & Maintenance
The material found in this course is based on the Automotive Lift Institute, Inc. (ALI). It applies to lift operators at automobile dealerships, independent shops, government agencies, vocational schools and other facilities. The curriculum covers lift types, the lifting and lowering process and lift maintenance and operator inspections.
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Automotive Service Department WHMIS 2015
This WHMIS 2015 is intended for those working in the Automotive Service sector. WHMIS stands for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. It is a comprehensive system for providing health and safety information on hazardous products intended for use, handling, or storage in Canadian workplaces. 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, including: Hazard classification criteria are more comprehensive which improves ability to indicate severity of hazards. New hazard classes are included. Physical hazard criteria are consistent with the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG regulations). Standardized language (hazard and precautionary statements). Standardized SDS format and more comprehensive requirements.
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Automotive WHMIS 2015 - Basic
This WHMIS 2015 is intended for those working in the Automotive field but not with the chemicals themselves; i.e. Salespeople, Managers, etc. WHMIS stands for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. It is a comprehensive system for providing health and safety information on hazardous products intended for use, handling, or storage in Canadian workplaces. 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, including: Hazard classification criteria are more comprehensive which improves ability to indicate severity of hazards. New hazard classes are included. Physical hazard criteria are consistent with the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG regulations). Standardized language (hazard and precautionary statements). Standardized SDS format and more comprehensive requirements.
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BEST PRACTICES FOR CLEANING : VOMIT – FECES – BLOOD
This course is intended for those who may have to clean-up and disinfect an area after an accident has occurred in the workplace. It is not intended for health care professionals.
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BLENDED LEARNING - Fall Protection - PART 1
This online Fall Protection course is designed to provide the knowledge to minimize fall hazards and protect against serious injury. This course focuses on the importance of fall protection, fall protection systems and components, calculations and fall protection planning and procedures.
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BLENDED LEARNING - Forklift Operator Safety PART 1
This Online Forklift Safety Course will guide you through all aspects of Forklift Safety, from Pre-Operation Inspection to Stability. Our comprehensive course will explain in detail what you need to know, emphasize key points and test your knowledge retention after each module. This course has been designed to meet and exceed Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines. By completing this course you can improve your knowledge of forklift safety in the workplace. By doing both theory and practical on-site training the employer is doing their “Due Diligence” in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
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BLENDED LEARNING - Frame & Rolling Scaffolding PART 1
Scaffolding is a common work tool in the construction industry. It adapts to the needs of different tasks, allows workers and their tools and equipment to access heights, and provides superior protection over ladders. Scaffolding also provides a versatile, cost-effective means of completing work in construction. Some important safety considerations include the selection of the appropriate scaffold, careful assembly according to manufacturer specifications, regular inspection, and proper use. Attention must also be paid to potential overhead hazards, soil conditions and any hazards to workers below. This online course contains information about general regulatory requirements for Use, Assembly/Disassembly and Inspection of Frame & Rolling scaffolds.
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BLENDED LEARNING - Scissor Lift - PART 1
Scissor Lift Training & Certification course from OHES teaches about scissor lifts pre-operation inspection, safe operation requirements including setup, operating and moving the machine, hazard avoidance and manufacture operating requirements.
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BLENDED LEARNING - Skid Steer - PART 1
Learning objectives for this course are as follows: Gain an understanding of the skid steer loader’s components and various attachments Understand the dangers and safety considerations inherent in a skid steer loader’s operation Proper operation of a skid steer loader Load securement when transporting a skid steer loader
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BLENDED LEARNING - Telehandler Operator Safety PART 1
This Online Telehandler Safety Course will guide you through all aspects of Telehandler Safety, from Pre-Operation Inspection to Stability. Our comprehensive course will explain in detail what you need to know, emphasize key points and test your knowledge retention after each module. This course has been designed to meet and exceed Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines. By completing this course you can improve your knowledge of Telehandler safety in the workplace. By doing both theory and practical on-site training the employer is doing their “Due Diligence” in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
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BLENDED LEARNING - Zoom Boom - Part 1
Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP’s) – ANSI A92.22 & CSA B354.7 Theory, Practical & Evaluation Training: Zoom Booms GROUP B All other MEWPs, typically boom type MEWPs where the platform extends past the machine’s chassis Type 1 Can only be driven in the stowed position Type 2 Can be driven elevated but is controlled from the chassis Type 3 Can be driven elevated but is controlled from the work platform
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 01 of 10 - Legislation
This 10 module course is a must for anyone looking for a start or expanding in the health & safety field. Module 1 Introduction, Legislation (OSH Act, Regulations, Bill C45), Violence, Harassment, Workplace Bullying, Communication, Teamwork, N.S. Human Rights Act Protected Grounds
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 02 of 10 - Ethics
This course will provide an essential foundation for ethical practice in health & safety. Students will review ethical decision-making models to cases that include a ethical dilemmas involving “shades of grey.”
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 03 of 10 - TEAM BUILDING Communication
Effective communication is important in every aspect of work....including safety. Use this online course to get helpful hints to apply at work.
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 04 of 10 - PPE, Ergonomics, and Stress
Who needs PPE & when?? What is Ergonomics?? How does stress affect the workplace?? This online course will answer these questions and assist you in developing strategies for your workplace.
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 05 of 10 - Stay at Work/Return to Work
Managers are responsible for ensuring that all Workers Compensation claims (injury on duty leave) are monitored so that injured employees are rehabilitated and stay at work/return to work as soon as practicable. This course is designed to help you understand procedures and policy related to the claims management process and the role as a manager in this regard.
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 06 of 10 - Health and Safety Management Systems
This course is designed to help you learn the key elements of a health and safety management system.
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 07 of 10 - Hazard Recognitionand Control & Job Safety Analysis
At the end of the Hazard Recognition and Control training you will be able to: –Understand hazard prevention –Identify hazards in the workplace –Identify risks associated with hazards –Understand how to mitigate hazards –Create a Critical Task Inventory/Register –Create Job Safety Analysis(JSA) –Communicate and mitigate hazards using JSA’s
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 08 of 10 - Incident/Accident Reporting and Investigation Process
Objectives: 1. Understand investigation techniques 2. Determine if an investigation has been thorough enough and that all facts have been properly analyzed for both the Immediate Causes and Root Causes 3. Identify both the immediate and longer-term actions necessary to prevent future incident/accidents/ losses 4. Complete IA report with recommendations/corrective actions 5. Ensure follow-up, implementation and closure of recommendations
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 09 of 10 - Workplace Inspections
At the end of this workshop, the participant will: 1. Understandthe reasonsfor conductinginspections 2. Investigatedifferenttypes of inspections 3. Be aware of how an inspection is done 4. Review a hazard classification system 5. Understanding‘competency’ of inspectors/team
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Certified Health & Safety Officer Training “CSO” - Module 10 of 10 - WHMIS 2015
WHMISstands for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. It is a Canada-wide system to provide information on hazardous materials used in the workplace first developed in 1988. WHMIS was developed by the collaborative efforts of government, industry and labour and is supported by both federal and provincial legislation. The federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)legislation was amended February 11, 2015 to align with the GloballyHarmonizedSystem(GHS)for Classifying and Chemicals.
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Chainsaw Safety
Operating a chainsaw is extremely dangerous, even in normal working conditions. Proper awareness of safe chainsaw usage among employees, managers and employers is absolutely critical. This chainsaw safety course online covers basic chainsaw safety.
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Confined Spaces Awareness
This Confined Spaces Awareness Course will guide you through all aspects of working in a Confined Space, entry and exit, to safe work and rescue procedures. Our comprehensive course will explain in detail what you need to know, emphasize key points and test your knowledge retention.
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Defensive Driving
With over 110,000 motor vehicle collisions reported on Canadian roads every year, it doesn’t matter whether you drive to commute to work or drive as part of your job, safe driving practices can save your life and combat the complacency that affects all drivers. This Safe Driving Course will guide you through all aspects of safe driving, from basic driver safety and vehicle safety, to hazards and controls.
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Due Diligence
This course provides a basic understanding of due diligence and how it works for you and your organization. A discussion of the rights and responsibilities of all employees/employers in the workplace and what they mean. This course provides participants with an overview of the Nova Scotia Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations
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Excavation & Trenching Safety
Before you begin any excavation, trenching, and shoring activities, you need to take specific steps to set up the work site to avoid the accidental disruption of utilities and assure the stability of adjacent structures. There’s a lot that can go wrong with these scenarios, so awareness and preparedness are critical priorities for protecting the workforce.
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Fire Extinguisher Recognition & Use
National legislation states that, wherever there is a fire extinguisher, employees must also be provided with sufficient training in terms of how to use it. Fires are not as straightforward as people initially think – many of them require specialized protective agents and/or procedures to be put out. The Fire Extinguisher program is designed to help employees understand which type of extinguisher is compatible with a particular category of fire. Furthermore, it provides students with information on the appropriate use and maintenance of these protection devices.
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Fire Warden with Fire Extinguisher Recognition & Use
This online course will provide you with the knowledge of how and when to use a fire extinguisher and which fire extinguisher to use. Also, it gives general instruction for the role of a fire warden. The specifics of the fire wardens duties depends on the workplace and should be provided by management and the safety committee.
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Flammable Liquids & Static Electricity - Automotive
This online course summarizes safety issues related to static electricity, bonding and grounding containers, etc. when working with flammable liquids.
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Hazard Recognition and Control & Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
There are a variety of methods used to protect workers from workplace hazards but all workplace injury prevention methods require an understanding and awareness of the workplace hazards to which workers may be exposed. In other words, the company and the worker must be aware of a workplace hazard before that workplace hazard can be controlled. A Job Safety Analysis or JSA, is a valuable risk assessment tool used to help accomplish this goal. This on-line safety training discusses the important roles played by both management and employees in recognizing and controlling workplace hazards and how this shared duty of hazard recognition and safety awareness aids in workplace injury prevention.
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Housekeeping
Effective housekeeping can help control or eliminate hazards in the workplace. Poor housekeeping practices often contribute to incidents.
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Hydrogen Sulfide(H2S) Awareness
Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) is a highly toxic and flammable gas. Each year in Canada, workers are injured and killed by exposure to H2S. H2S Awareness explains the properties of H2S, identifies control measures, and provides a practical description of what to do in the event of exposure.
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Janitorial Infectious Control and Best Practices
❑ Internal Responsibility System ❑ Employee Rights and Refusal Process ❑ Prevention Disease and Transmission ❑ PPE: How to Safely Don, Use PPE ❑ PPE Use: How to Safely Remove PPE ❑ Respiratory Protection Awareness ❑ Blood Borne Pathogens (HIV/AIDS – Hepatitis B & C & CORVID 19) ❑ Exposure Control Plan ❑ Modes of Transmission ❑ Chemical, Steam & Microfiber Cleaning ❑ Cleaning & Disinfecting ❑ Green cleaning ❑ Respiratory protection (Fit checks) ❑ Guidelines for Cleaning and Disinfecting Areas Contaminated with Vomit and Fecal Matter ❑ Sharps ❑ 10 Step Procedure to Clean Up Blood
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JOSH Committee/Safety Rep Hazard Recognition & Risk Analysis (2 of 4)
Health and safety committees & Safety Reps aim to ensure that workers' views are heard on OHS matters. The purpose of a health and safety committee is to provide a forum for management and workers together to identify and resolve health and safety problems, and to develop and monitor safe systems and procedure. This course reviews the basics of Joint Occupational Safety & Health Committee functions and responsibilities.
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JOSH Committee/Safety Rep Inspections (3 of 4)
Health and safety committees & safety reps aim to ensure that workers' views are heard on OHS matters. The purpose of a health and safety committee is to provide a forum for management and workers together to identify and resolve health and safety problems, and to develop and monitor safe systems and procedure. This course reviews the basics of Joint Occupational Safety & Health Committee functions and responsibilities.
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JOSH Committee/Safety Rep Investigations (4 of 4)
Health and safety committees & safety reps aim to ensure that workers' views are heard on OHS matters. The purpose of a health and safety committee is to provide a forum for management and workers together to identify and resolve health and safety problems, and to develop and monitor safe systems and procedure. This course reviews the basics of Joint Occupational Safety & Health Committee functions and responsibilities.
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JOSH Committee/Safety Rep Overview (1 of 4)
Health and safety committees & Safety Reps aim to ensure that workers' views are heard on OHS matters. The purpose of a health and safety committee is to provide a forum for management and workers together to identify and resolve health and safety problems, and to develop and monitor safe systems and procedure. This course reviews the basics of Joint Occupational Safety & Health Committee functions and responsibilities.
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Ladder Safety
Falls from ladders are common to virtually all industries. Ladders can be at the root of incidents when: they are not held, tied off, or otherwise secured they are slippery and workers lose their footings on rungs or steps workers do not hold on to the ladder properly when climbing workers take unsafe positions (such as leaning out too far) ladders are kept in service with defects high winds cause them to topple stabilizers are not used when appropriate This course provides a practical introduction to working safely with ladders (step, extension, and fixed ladders). The course focuses on the duties of the employee when using a ladder - inspection before use, proper set up of ladder, and how to work safely while on the ladder.
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Lockout/Tagout
This Online Lockout / Tagout Course will guide you through all aspects of Locking and Tagging out machinery, from the basic procedures for lock and tag out, to information about employer and worker responsibilities. Our comprehensive course will explain in detail what you need to know, emphasize key points and test your knowledge.
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Lockout-Tagout with Arc Flash
Electricity is an essential element of the workplace. It provides light, heat, motive power, and communications, but it is also dangerous. The need to continually maintain, repair, and upgrade electrical equipment means that employees will sometimes be in close vicinity to electricity and therefore exposed to some risk. This online course explains the dangers of an arc flash and how to protect against an arc flash, as well as the basic principles of a lockout tagout program.
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Office Safety Hazard Recognition
The online course is intended for anyone who works in an office setting. The course covers potential health and safety hazards in typical offices and ways of preventing risk of injures and illnesses related to office work. The main focus is the integration of health and safety within all aspects of office work.
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OSH Training for Managers & Supervisors
Managers and supervisors have the front-line responsibility to protect workers and keep the workplace safe. In this online course, learn how to recognize hazards and take effective preventive actions to prevent injuries and foster a safety culture at your workplace.
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Oxygen/Acetylene Torch Use and Safety
Guidelines are given on the principal health and safety considerations for oxyacetylene welding to ensure safe welding practices. This is for information only and not to be used as a substitute for manufacturer’s instructions for the equipment in use. Since all oxy-fuel equipment is slightly different, manufacturer’s guidelines are the recommended best practice
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Personal Protective Equipment
This safety course focuses on the different types of PPE employees can access at work, as well as how one can use and maintain such equipment. The aim is to familiarize workers with both the necessity to use such equipment during routine tasks and the correct way to do so.
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Respectful Workplace
Work is about more than just earning a wage—work can help strengthen your sense of identity and fuel positive feelings that you are putting your skills and abilities to good use. This course helps you learn when situations cross the line from being simply negative or unwelcome events to qualifying as an instance of harassment, discrimination, bullying, and/or violence. And the course will help you understand what your employer, and you, should be doing to stop wrongful conduct and cultivate a more respectful workplace environment.
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Rigging & Slinging for Crane & Hoist
This online safe and rigging course covers proper practices, rigging techniques and regulations to safely sling and rig loads in accordance with Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Z150-98 regulation. For workers, without proper skills to support rigging and slinging, not only are crane operators and riggers lives at risk when cranes malfunction, but ground works and the public can also suffer serious injuries. As crane operators / riggers it is necessary to understand and respect the machines and to practice safe operating, rigging and slinging procedures.
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Safe Lifting Practices and Techniques
The major causes of back injuries include: improper lifting techniques, cluttered aisles, improperly stacked supplies, lack of safety procedures and training, short cuts, failure to maintain equipment and inattention. Definite steps can be taken to help curb the incidence of back injuries
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Silica Awareness for Construction
Silica is a respirable hazard found on virtually every construction work site. This Silica Awareness for Construction Online course provides a general awareness of the risks and the requirements for protecting employees who work with substances and materials that contain silica.
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Sound and Noise Protection
This online course will provide you with basic information about the hazards of noise, noise levels in the workplace, basic legislative requirements and the selection, care and use of hearing protection devices.
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The Effects of Skin Contact with Chemicals
Direct—Exposure to chemicals can cause effects at the point of contact. These are called direct effects and include defatting/ drying, irritation, corrosion, changes in pigmentation, chloracne, and skin cancer.
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Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Canadian law requires that any person shipping, handling, or transporting dangerous goods must be trained in accordance with Transport Canada’s standards by means of relevant transportation. Once you pass your exam, you may print your certificates of completion (wallet & wall sized). A TDG certificate is valid for three (3) years. TDG certificates are not transferable. A new certificate is required each time a worker changes employment.
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WHMIS 2015
WHMIS stands for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. It is a comprehensive system for providing health and safety information on hazardous products intended for use, handling, or storage in Canadian workplaces. 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, including: Hazard classification criteria are more comprehensive which improves ability to indicate severity of hazards. New hazard classes are included. Physical hazard criteria are consistent with the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG regulations). Standardized language (hazard and precautionary statements). Standardized SDS format and more comprehensive requirements.
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Workplace Inspections
This course is a must for those whose duty is to inspect the workplace. Participants will learn how to conduct inspections in office environments or on job sites.
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WORKPLACE STRATEGIES: RISK OF IMPAIRMENT “FIT FOR DUTY”
Employers have an obligation to make sure that all workers have the ability to do their jobs safely. Being impaired at work - whether caused by alcohol, drugs, or another source - can affect our ability to focus, make decisions, follow instructions, and handle equipment and tools. This course focuses on impairment and the steps a workplace can take to address this issue, using cannabis as an example. Key steps include educating and training supervisors and employees on recognizing and dealing with impairment, providing clear guidance to all parties, and using a fair and consistent approach when applying policies and procedures.
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Workplace Violence & Harrassment Awareness
Workplace violence is a serious issue that affects all business sectors and occupations and the safety and security of every employee and employer. Upon completion of this course you will know: • Who is affected by workplace violence • Workplace violence is an important workplace issue • The broad definition of workplace violence with respect to the types of behaviours and the source of the behaviour • The legal obligation of employers have to protect employees from workplace violence
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