1-Day Asbestos Awareness - This course is designed for anyone involved with, working around or having the potential to be exposed to asbestos containing materials.
This course is intended for the attendees to gain further knowledge and experience in all aspects of asbestos abatement including: asbestos management, removal techniques and procedures, health effects and exposure, government regulations and guidelines, personal protection and material product identification.
Regulations and standards, definitions how to identify confined spaces, hazard identification, air testing, safety equipment used in confined spaces, control measures, pre-entry procedures, permits, emergency procedures, confined space programs and procedures. Detailed course overview
Anyone who uses fall protection equipment in Newfoundland and Labrador are required to complete a fall protection training course approved by the Workplace Health Safety & Compensation Commission (WHSCC). Knowing how to properly use fall protection equipment is critical for the safety of workers.
Fall protection certification training has an expiry date of three (3) years, at which time the course must be completed again for renewal certification.
Learn about asbestos containing materials in buildings, mould awareness and how moisture affects mould growth, lead containing materials in buildings, mercury and PCBS in buildings, radon.
This course is designed for all health care facility “constructors” (i.e. health care facility staff, contractors, designers, etc.)
This course will provide participants with an understanding of what JOHSC is and the roles and responsibilities of the committee. Participants will learn the functions and the requirements of the committee under the Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act.
The Introduction to Laboratory Safety course has been designed for all personnel who work in a laboratory setting, including students, lab employees (administrative, support and maintenance), or post-graduate students.
By completing this course, new laboratory personnel will gain the necessary tools to become responsible for their own safety, as well as realizing the impact that their actions can have on those around them.
This course is designed to inform affected and authorized employees of the procedures to be used in the lockout/tagout process to ensure safety and protection during repair and maintenance of equipment. Employees will receive instructions on proper lockout/tagout procedures, the use of locks and tags, proper removal of lockout/tagout devices and potential hazards involved in the lockout/tagout process.
This four hour PCB awareness course will assist building owners, abatement personnel, general contractors and tradespeople properly handle PCB compounds.
Power Line Hazards Certification Training is a legal requirement for operators of boom trucks, mobile cranes and other similar equipment. The training covers basic knowledge about electricity, electrical hazards, and safety measures when working in proximity to transition lines above and underground. It also teaches participants what to do when equipment becomes charged with an electrical current and reviews all appropriate legislative requirements.
The training must be renewed every three (3) years and it must be provided by a trainer approved by the Workplace Health Safety and Compensation Commission (WHSCC).
This course is designed to provide building owner/operators and facility managers with an overview of essential duties and responsibilities as it relates to occupational health and safety.
This course is designed for anyone involved with or working around or would have potential exposure to chemical spills. This course will be customized to meet the specific requirements of your work place.
This course is designed to provide participants with descriptions of their duties and responsibilities as supervisors as it relates to Occupational Health and Safety. Some topics to be covered are due diligence, the Internal Responsibility System (IRS) and an introduction to the Nova Scotia Occupational Health & Safety Act.