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Organizational Safety Training

Construction Safety

This 8-hour introductory course provides an overview of construction hazards and safety. This is a “must have” basic safety orientation course for workers who are new to the construction environment.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

The Drug & Alcohol Awareness: Staying Fit for Work course is a 1-hour workshop designed to help workers develop an understanding of the safety and legal implications of working while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Joint Health and Safety Committee Training

This 8-hour course is designed to introduce all the fundamentals of a Joint Health and Safety Committee and to provide JHSC members with the tools necessary to effectively carry out their general duties

WHMIS

WHMIS stands for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. It is a national hazardous materials classification system designed to provide workplace standards for the control, handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous products.

Construction Safety Training

This 8-hour introductory course provides an overview of construction hazards and safety. This is a “must have” basic safety orientation course for workers who are new to the construction environment.

Topics Covered Include:

  • worker rights and responsibilities
  • health and safety regulations
  • workplace hazards
  • managing worksite conditions and equipment
  • personal conduct & personal physical care
  • introduction to powered mobile equipment
  • ladder and scaffold safety basics
  • introduction to fall protection
  • environmental safety
  • excavating and trenching
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • emergency response
  • WHMIS

Course Fee: $95

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Drug and Alcohol Awareness

The Drug & Alcohol Awareness: Staying Fit for Work course is a 1-hour workshop designed to help workers develop an understanding of the safety and legal implications of working while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Being Fit for Work
  • Why Does This Matter to You? 
  • The Rules & Regulations
  • Getting Tested
  • Getting Help If You Need It
  • Stress Management Techniques 

Course Fee: $25

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Joint Health & Safety Committee Training

This 8-hour course is designed to introduce all the fundamentals of a Joint Health and Safety Committee and to provide JHSC members with the tools necessary to effectively carry out their general duties and OHS activities.

WorkSafeBC requires all worksites in British Columbia with 20 or more employees to have a Joint Health & Safety Committee.

As of April 3, 2017, all new Joint Committee members must receive 8 hours of training on the following topics:

  • the duties and functions of a joint committee
  • the rules of procedure of the joint committee
  • the requirements around conducting incident
  • investigations
  • the requirements around conducting regular workplace
  • inspections, and how to make regular inspections
  • the requirements around responding to a refusal of unsafe work
  • the requirements for annually evaluating the joint committee

Course Fee: $99

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Participation in this course meets the requirements of section 3.27 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.

WHMIS

WHMIS stands for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. It is a national hazardous materials classification system designed to provide workplace standards for the control, handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous products.

This course meets the requirements set out in Sections 5.5 – 5.7 of British Columbia’s OHS Regulation regarding generic WHMIS worker training requirements. Employers are responsible for supplementing this training with occupation-specific hazard information.

In this 4-hour course, students learn about the following topics:

  • Introduction to WHMIS
  • Labels
  • Basic Worker Rights
  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • WHMIS Symbols
  • Exposure to Hazardous Material

Course Fee: $65

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Contact

Cat Korpela
Manager, Learning & Development
T: +1 (604) 900-1980 x136
cat@manufacturingbc.org

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