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Personal Safety Training

Back Safety Basics

This 4-hour course has been developed for top employees who are interested in becoming back safety trainers in their workplace. Students will be introduced to training methodology through a “Train the Trainer” module.

Respiratory Hazard Awareness

Protect your employees from respiratory hazards such as mold, silica, asbestos and harmful gases with our 4-hour awareness course. This course is designed to educate workers about the invisible hazard in their workplace.

Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

Every year, workers are accidentally exposed to unsafe levels of hydrogen sulfide (H2S), which can kill a worker in a few seconds. In this 7 -hour course, students learn about H2S to help them stay safe on the job

Consulting Services

Northwest Skills Institute offers a wide variety of training and consulting options including needs analysis, risk assessment, and train the trainer programs.

Back Safety Basics

Back injuries are the leading cause of time loss claims in the workplace. In most jurisdictions, the annual number of back-injury claims is more than twice the total of the second most common injury. This 4-hour course is intended to reduce the incidents of back injuries in the workplace through education. It has been developed for top employees and supervisors who are interested in becoming back safety trainers in their workplace. Students will be introduced to training methodology through a “Train the Trainer” module.

Topics Covered Include:

  • the anatomy of the spine
  • the types and causes of back injuries
  • the importance of maintaining back health
  • ergonomic hazards
  • proper lifting techniques
  • exercises for a healthy back
  • first aid for back injuries

Course Fee: $80

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Respiratory Hazards Awareness

Respiratory hazards such as gases, mold spores, toxic fumes and vapors, pose major problems for employees because many hazards cannot easily be seen or smelled. Respiratory problems also come from visible hazards such as dust, and fibers. Respiratory hazards may pose an immediate threat to health, while others may cause long-term damage. In this 4-hour course, workers learn about respiratory hazards and how to protect themselves.

Topics covered include: 

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Recognizing respiratory safety hazards
  • Emergency procedures for respiratory hazard emergencies
  • Selecting appropriate PPE for respiratory protection
  • Evaluating a respirator seal for fit
  • Following proper maintenance procedures

Course Fee: $70

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Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

Every year, workers are accidentally exposed to unsafe levels of hydrogen sulfide (H2S), also called sour gas, sewer gas, stink damp and hydrosulphuric acid. H2S can kill a worker in a few seconds. In this 7 -hour course, students learn about H2S to help them stay safe on the job.

Topics covered include:

  • Physical properties and locations of H2S
  • Occupational Exposure Limits, Toxicity Levels & Scales
  • Initial Response Strategy
  • Passive and Detector Tube Devices
  • Continuous H2S Detectors
  • Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus (SABA)
  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Maintenance & Operation of SCBA
  • Rescue Techniques
  • Artificial Respiration

Course Fee: $95

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Consulting Services

Northwest Skills Institute offers a wide variety of training and consulting options including risk assessment, needs analysis and train the trainer programs.

Consulting services offered include:

  • needs analysis
  • site-specific hazard assessments
  • specialized safety training
  • health and safety program planning and review
  • train the trainer training is available for all course offerings
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Cat Korpela
Manager, Learning & Development
T: +1 (604) 900-1980 x136
cat@manufacturingbc.org

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