Workplace Health & Safety

Online training to met your time and budget priorities

Fire Safety

Fire Safety teaches participants the principles of fire prevention and fire safety and identifies appropriate responses in workplace situations involving fire. This course is designed for all employers and workers.

Course Objectives: Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide basic workplace fire safety principles, recognize the importance of having a fire safety plan and evacuation procedures, know the appropriate way to respond if there is a fire in the workplace, and to show the proper way to use a fire extinguisher.

Key Topics Include: Health and safety, workplace hazards, basic workplace fire safety awareness, Fire Safety and Prevention, Fire Extinguishers, Using the Fire Extinguisher, injury prevention.

Estimated  Completion Time: 2 - 4 hours

Lockout/Tagout

The term "lockout/tagout" refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard workers from the unexpected energizing or start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities. Lockout/Tagout explains the importance of lockout/tagout in protecting the health and safety of workers. Employers should train ALL workers in the basic concepts of hazardous energy control, including energy isolation, locking and tagging of control devices, verifying de-energization, and clearing danger points before re-energizing equipment.

Course Objectives: Ultimately, the goal of this course is to educate participants as to what a lockout device is and when Lockout-Tagout should be used in the workplace. The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the lockout/tagout process. This training should enable workers to identify tasks that might expose them to hazardous energy and the effective methods for its control.

Key topics Include: Health and safety, injury prevention, equipment shutdown and isolation, the procedure of Lockout-Tagout

Time Completion Time:  1.5 - 2 hours

Medical Terminology

An introduction to the professional language used by those who are directly and indirectly involved with the art of healing. The course will also introduce those not currently involved in the health care environment to the language of medicine. In addition, the course will provide participants with the basics of human anatomy and physiology. Course is for those involved in medical billing, medical coding, medical administration, emergency responders, public safety professionals, and those who wish to gain a more thorough understanding of medical terms and/or enhance the knowledge base they already have.

Course Objectives: Upon completion of the Medical Terminology course, the participant will be able to analyze medical terms, correctly spell medical terms, pronounce medical terms and correctly read passages containing medical terms.

Key Topics Include: Introduction to Medical Terminology, Body Structures , Word Parts, Integumentary System, The Breast, Musculoskeletal System, Nervous System, The Sensory System, Cardiovascular System, Lymphatic and Immune System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, The Endocrine System, reproductive System, Urinary System

Estimated Completion Time: 12 - 24 hours

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

This course introduces students to the TDG Act and regulations and explains the requirements for receiving, handling, transporting and shipping dangerous goods, as well as the appropriate response in emergency situations such as spills or accidents. TDG regulations require that, with few exceptions, all persons engaged in the handling, offering for transport or transporting of dangerous goods be trained in the aspects of handling such goods.  

Objectives:  By completing this course, participants should know how dangerous goods are classified; understand the regulations pertaining to proper documentation, safety marks, means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions; and know the immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods.

Key Topics Include:  Health and safety, workplace hazards, poisons, toxic spills, blood borne pathogens, prevention of disease transmission, injury prevention, Occupational , Regulations and Training, Classification of Dangerous Goods, Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods, Means of Containment, Documentation, Forbidden Goods, Exemptions and Special Provisions, Immediate Reporting and ERAPs

Estimated Completion Time: 5 - 9 hours

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

WHMIS is a hazard communication system designed to ensure workers using hazardous materials, also known as controlled products, have the necessary information to safely handle, store and dispose of these materials. Examples of hazardous materials can range from photocopy toner to cleaning supplies for our health equipment.

Objectives: The primary objective of this course is to provide participants with the skills necessary to access and apply the information needed to protect their health and safety when working with, or in proximity to, WHMIS controlled products.

Key Topics Include:  Health and safety, workplace hazards, poisons, toxic spills, blood borne pathogens, prevention of disease transmission, injury prevention, Occupational , Regulations and Training, Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods, Means of Containment, Documentation, Exemptions and Special Provisions, Intro to WHMIS, Product Labels, Hazard Symbols, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Responsibilities and Roles, Exemptions and Restricted Applications

Estimated Completion Time: 3 - 6 hours

Standard First Aid & CPR (Blended Learning -- Online and In Class)

Comprehensive blended course offering first aid and CPR skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.

Course content includes Preparing to Respond; the EMS system; Check, Call, Care; airway emergencies; breathing and circulation emergencies; first aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest; wound care; head and spine injuries; bone, uscle and joint injuries; sudden medical emergencies; environmental emergencies; and poisons.

Estimated Completion Time: 8 hours online* plus 6-8 hours in class

Successful course completion results in a 3-year certification in Standard First Aid; CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED.

* Timelines provided for the online component are suggested and will vary depending on the participant's comfort level with the content.

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We provide classes for groups of all sizes, from individuals to large corporate groups.