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Phone: 1.306.352.8805
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Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
7:30am to 4:30pm

2110 E Redbear Ave.
Regina, SK
S4N 6H9

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Course Profiles

Aerial Work Platform

Aerial Work Platforms are commonly used in construction, inspection, and repair services to lift employees to an elevated work position. Proper operation and use of this equipment can make completion of tasks at elevation safer and more efficient. Using aerial work platforms outside of the manufacturer’s recommended parameters or exceeding the limit capacities will result in equipment failure that could have fatal results. Knowing and understanding the equipment limitations, operating characteristics and maintenance and inspection requirements of aerial work platforms will significantly reduce the risk of any accidental injury or personal damage associated with this type of equipment.

This training is a combination of classroom instruction and practical experience. The instruction portion covers all pertinent aspects of Table 14.1 of the Saskatchewan OH&S regulations.  As of 2007, Saskatchewan OH&S legislation requires anyone who operates powered mobile equipment to have a minimum of 16 hours training.  

Key Elements:

  • Types of Aerial Work Platforms
    • Scissor lift; Telescopic Boom-Type; Articulated Boom-Type; Bucket truck
  • Terminology
    • AWP components; Component functions
  • Stability and Capacity
    • Leverage; Centre of gravity; Motion (Dynamic vs. Static); Unit configuration
  • Inspections
    • Inspection classifications; Legislation; Pre-Use inspections;
  • Safe Operation
    • Labels; Symbols; Operating practices; Operating Hazards; Fall protection systems
  • Maintenance and refueling
    • Danger/poison; PPE; High pressure fluid avoidance; Practice safe maintenance; Handling waste product and chemicals; Precautions
  • Hazards
    • Precautions; Mitigating hazards
  • Theory Exam
  • Practical Exam

A variety of teaching strategies are used to facilitate learning including discussion, guides/manuals, PowerPoint, and equipment specific practical training.  At the conclusion of each course participants may receive a certificate of completion provided the employer can give credit for past experience.

Course Length: 8 hours. A minimum of 8 hours of previous practical equipment specific experience is required in order to receive certification at the completion of the course.

Pre Requisites: Fall Protection End User training (Must be Armour Safety; OSSA approved; or as approved by Armour Safety).

Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the theory and practical components (16 hours classroom and practical training combined) each participant will receive a certificate that is valid for three years. Course participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills learned.

Additional Notes:

  • Appropriate clothing is recommended (i.e. jeans, pants, PPE).
  • Participants should be physically capable to perform the required exercises to pass the program e.g., employees not on Workers’ Compensation or light duty.
  • Must have a total of 16 hours training consisting of theory and practical experience before a certificate can be issued.
  • The equipment being used needs to have been inspected within the last year.  The equipment manual and the manual of responsibilities has to be readily available for training purposes.

 

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Asbestos Awareness

This course is mainly for two groups: employers whose operations may require workers to handle or work in an environment with asbestos or asbestos-containing materials; and workers who work with asbestos removing and cleaning up asbestos waste materials or, very occasionally, installing asbestos. This program will meet or exceed applicable government regulations for the training of employees working with Asbestos.

Key Elements:

  • Introduction to Asbestos Awareness
    • Course objectives;  Statistics;     Legislation, industry standards and codes of practice; General program requirements; Employer responsibilities; Employee responsibilities; Training requirements; Scope and application; Definitions; Permissible exposure limits
  • General Information About Asbestos
    • What is asbestos?; Where can asbestos be found
  • Exposure & Effect
    • Concepts of toxicology; When is asbestos dangerous?; Health effects of asbestos exposure; Determining factors in disease
  • Avoid & Protect
    • How to avoid asbestos exposure; Housekeeping; Tips for using contractors; A successful asbestos program; Work at working safely
  • Handle & Dispose
    • How to handle asbestos safely; Personal protective equipment; How to dispose of asbestos safely
  • Course Exam

A variety of teaching strategies are used to facilitate learning including discussion, guides/manuals, PowerPoint, videos and worksheets.  

Course Length: 3-4 Hours

Pre Requisites: None

Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course (minimum score of 75%) each participant will receive a certificate that is valid for three years. Course participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills learned.

 

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Confined Space Entry & Rescue

TARGET AUDIENCE - A Confined Space certificate is required by anyone entering a confined space as defined in the Occupational Health & Safety Regulation

DURATION - 7-8 hours

CONTENT - Understand the OH&S regulations as they pertain to confined spaces; How to recognize and mark confined spaces; Identify and control confined space hazards; Identify required personal protective equipment; Become familiar with industry accepted standards and regional codes of practice; Learn how to plan a successful entry; Learn how to plan a successful
rescue; Practical entry component.

METHODS - In this course a variety of teaching strategies are used to facilitate learning, including discussion guides/manuals, PowerPoint, video and emergency breathing equipment. Entry into a simulated confined space may be included for those requiring a rescue component to their training. At the conclusion of each course participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills learned.

PREREQUISITES - None

OPEN TO - Public and company groups

 

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Fall Protection

A Fall Protection certificate is required by anyone working at heights as defined in the Saskatchewan OH&S Regulations. This course is designed to help workers understand the principles of fall protection and how they apply to the workplace. The program will meet or exceed applicable government regulations for the training of employees who work at heights.

Key Elements

  • Introduction to Fall Protection
    • Define force and free fall; understand force and force values; utilize the three levels of hazard control
  • Fall Protection Fundamentals
    • Primary and secondary attachments; Travel restraint gear; work positioning gear; Fall arrest gear; components of a fall arrest system; Vertical and horizontal fall arrest systems; systems other than PFAS
  • Legislation
    • Identify legislative requirements; Learn to use fall protection plans; Identify training requirements
  • Anchorage
    • Differentiate between certified and non-certified anchorages; Identify anchorage hazards; Discuss the guidelines for anchorage selection
  • Inspection & Maintenance
    • To conduct informal inspections; to conduct formal inspections; Identify equipment similarities; Identify common deficiencies; Recognize proper labeling; Proper Care & Storage
  • Body Harness
    • Know harness classifications; Identify harness hazards; Know how to select and fit a harness
  • Connection Devices
    • Recognize connecting device hazards; Identify compatible components; Ensure secure attachments
  • Special Solutions
    • Industry alternatives to conventional fall protection
  • Rescue
    • Suspension trauma; Understand the need for timely rescue; Rescue planning
  • Designing a Fall Protection System
    • Clearance requirements; how equipment deploys; calculating clearance requirements; designing a fall protection system
  • Course Exam

In this course a variety of teaching strategies are used to facilitate learning including discussion, guides/manuals, PowerPoint, videos and hands on activities with fall protection equipment such as donning a harness and equipment inspection.

COURSE LENGTH: 7-8 Hours

PRE REQUISITES: None

OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of this course (minimum score of 75%) each participant will receive a certificate that is valid for three years. Course participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills learned.

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

  • Appropriate clothing is recommended (i.e. jeans, pants, closed toe shoes).

 

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Fall Rescue

This program will meet or exceed applicable government regulations for the training of employees rescuing at heights. Canadian legislation requires that every fall protection plan include a rescue plan.  This course will teach workers that proper strategies and hazard assessments are necessary to safely and efficiently perform rescues using company specific C.S.A. approved rescue gear.

Key Elements:

  • Introduction to Fall Rescue
    • Review of rescue responsibilities and suspension trauma; Explanation and operator manual review of company specific rescue gear; Overview of rescue drills
  • Drill #1
    • Climb with a double leg lanyard; Tie off and secure work positioning device; Choose an anchorage for rappelling and attach an anchorage connector; Climb down using a double leg lanyard
  • Drill #2 - Individual drill
    • Rappel from height to the ground
  • Drill #3 - Individual drill
    • Rappel to a suspended casualty; Perform a casualty pick; Rappel to the ground with casualty
  • Drill #4 - Team Drill
    • Lower casualty to the ground with a decent control device and a tag line
  • Drill #5 - Team Drill
    • Use a pick pole to snag a casualty; Use the decent control to lower casualty to the ground or the block to raise him to safety

A variety of teaching strategies are used to facilitate learning including discussion, guides/manuals, PowerPoint, equipment demonstrations, and performance based exercises. Trainees are required to complete practical testing in order to receive course certification.

Course Length: 7-8 Hours

Pre Requisites: Fall Protection End User training (Must be Armour Safety; OSSA approved; or as approved by Armour Safety)

Outcomes: Each participant will receive a certificate for this course valid for three years upon successful completion of all practical exercises. Course participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills learned. 

Additional Notes:

  • Appropriate clothing is necessary (i.e. jeans, pants, coveralls).
  • Participants must bring their C.S.A. approved fall protection equipment.
  • Participants should be physically capable to perform the required exercises to pass the program e.g., employees not on Workers’ Compensation or light duty.

 

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Fire Safety & Extinguisher Training

Fires can occur anywhere and anytime. This course is beneficial to anyone who may be required to use a fire extinguisher, either at work or in their home. All businesses are required by Saskatchewan OH&S legislation to have a fire plan. Training workers in the use of extinguishers is one aspect of that plan.  This program will meet or exceed applicable government regulations.

Key Elements:

  • Workplace Safety
    • Know your systems, Common hazards and your fire emergency plan; Fire prevention and control; Employee training; Fire emergency response—RACE procedures
  • Fire Basics
    • The fire tetrahedron; Fire extinguishing methods
  • Fire Extinguishers
    • Conditions of effectiveness; Types of extinguishers; Classes of fire with type of appropriate extinguisher; Identification—extinguisher markings; Selection; Location; Record keeping
  • Fighting a Fire With A Portable Fire Extinguisher
    • Fire extinguisher anatomy; Tips for safe extinguisher use; Follow the four step PASS procedure; Fire rules; Firefighting decision making criteria—summary
  • Course Exam
  • Practical Exam with a Fire Extinguisher

A variety of teaching strategies are used to facilitate learning including discussion, guides/manuals, PowerPoint, videos, and practical extinguishment of a real fire using real extinguisher equipment.  

Course Length: 3-4 Hours

Pre Requisites: None

Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course (minimum score of 75% on written test and proper fire extinguishment) each participant will receive a certificate that is valid for three years. Course participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills learned.

Additional Notes:

  • Appropriate clothing is recommended (i.e. jeans, pants, closed toe shoes).
  • Dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Participants should be physically capable to perform the required exercises to pass the program e.g., employees not on Workers’ Compensation or light duty.

 

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First Aid (Red Cross)

TARGET AUDIENCE - Your unique workforce

DURATION - Client and Content defined

CONTENT - Well researched to meet or exceed current legislation and industry recommended practices. Content designed to deal with your unique issues and requirements.

METHODS - Courses developed in consultation with the client, OH&S consultants and trainers. Developers are professional educators with relevant industry experience and training in adult education theory.

PREREQUISITES - Client Defined

 

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Forklift Safe Operator

This course is required for anyone who operates a forklift as identified in Saskatchewan’s OH&S legislation. As of 2007, anyone who operates powered mobile equipment must have a minimum of 16 hours training.  The training is a combination of classroom instruction and practical experience. The instruction portion covers all pertinent aspects of Table 14.1 of the Saskatchewan OH&S regulations. 

Key Elements:

  • Introduction to Forklift
    • Why forklift operator safety training?; Lift truck accidents
  • Forklift Fundamentals
    • What is a professional forklift operator?; Warning labels & capacity plates; Forklift capacity; Forklifts vs. automobiles; Operators manual; Forklift terminology; Mast terminology; Mast types; Forklift tires; Forklift fuels
  • Pre-Operation Inspection
    • Visual inspection; Operation Inspection; Checking liquid propane powered vehicles; Checking electric powered vehicles; Completion of pre-operation inspection
  • Balance, Stability & Capacity
    • Offsetting weights: Internal & electric powered forklifts; Center of gravity: Loads; Forklifts; Loads & forklifts (combined); Static and dynamic conditions; Forklift capacity plates; Attachments to the forklift; Stability: Triangle; Pyramid; Lateral
  • Safe Operating Guidelines
    • Climbing on and off a forklift; General safety guidelines; Pedestrian Traffic; Rules for ramps; Tractor trailer & Rail cars; Parking the forklift
  • Safe Load Handling
    • General handling techniques; Engaging a load; Inching pedal; Traveling with a load; Executing turns; Depositing loads; Elevating personnel; How to survive a tip-over
  • Forklift Refueling
    • General safety rules; Refueling gasoline and diesel forklifts; Liquid propane characteristics; Liquid propane fueling guidelines; Replacing LP tanks
  • Battery Care
    • Battery size and its effects; What is an industrial battery; Battery hazards; General safety rules; Changing batteries; Charging batteries on the forklift; Watering batteries; Insuring maximum batter life
  • Theory Exam
  • Practical Exam

In this course a variety of teaching strategies are used to facilitate learning, including discussion, guides/manuals, PowerPoint, and equipment specific practical training.  At the conclusion of each course participants may receive a certificate of completion provided the employer can give credit for past experience.

Course Length: 8 hours. A minimum of 8 hours of previous practical equipment specific experience is required in order to receive certification at the completion of the course.

Pre Requisites: None

Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the theory and practical components (16 hours classroom and practical training combined) each participant will receive a certificate that is valid for three years. Course participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills learned.

Additional Notes:

  • Appropriate clothing is recommended (i.e. jeans, pants, PPE).
  • Participants should be physically capable to perform the required exercises to pass the program e.g., employees not on Workers’ Compensation or light duty.
  • Must have a total of 16 hours training consisting of theory and practical experience before a certificate can be issued.

 

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Global Ground Disturbance Level II®

Global Ground Disturbance Level II® is designed for any party that is supervising a ground disturbance, independently performing a ground disturbance, or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits. The program ensures that Level II® personnel are familiar with, and fully understand, all the regulations (Sk, & AB.) and variances involved when a ground disturbance takes place.

The course is presented in a logical sequence – from the pre-planning stage to the actual dig – and highlights the “‘musts” compared to the “shoulds”. Level II® is the standardized program recognized by industry regulators. Participants learn how to clarify sources when searching for underground facilities, provide notification to the facility owner and receive owner notification.

Participants gain an understanding of the necessary approvals/crossing agreements and regulations necessary before creating a ground disturbance. They learn to create a plot plan/site drawing, gain an understanding of line locating and learn about types of exposure. Participants will also learn how to do a back-fill inspection, as well as how to use permits and conduct pre-job meetings. Emergency response plans and what to do in case an underground facility is contacted are also covered.

Objectives are tested by written competency exam. Certification, valid for three years, is issued upon completion of objectives. This course is assessed to the ABCGA Standard 201 Ground Disturbance - Supervisory.

Course Length: 8 Hours

Pre Requisites: None

Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course (minimum score of 80%) each participant will receive a certificate that is valid for three years. Course participants will be able to apply the knowledge and skills learned.

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