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Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS):

Course Overview:
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (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.

This course meets the legislated worker training requirements for all federal workplaces and for provincial workplaces in all provinces and territories.

Who Should Take the Course?
All workers that work with, or in close proximity to, a hazardous material must have WHMIS training.

Course 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.

This course is presented in 6 modules:
Intro to WHMIS
Product Labels
Hazard Symbols
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
WHMIS Education – Responsibilities and Roles
Exemptions and Restricted Applications

Evaluation Process:
At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants must successfully complete the test before continuing to the next module. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

Course Duration:
This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the timeline for completion will be 3 - 6 hours.

Note: Each workplace is unique. Employers must supplement this training with workplace specific training to ensure that workers are aware of and understand the hazards associated with the controlled products that they use and know how to work safely with those products.

 

 

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG):

Course Overview:
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) introduces participants 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.

Who Should Take the Course?
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.

Course Objectives:
Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide participants with the information they need to comply with the TDG Act and regulations. By completing this course, they 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.

This course is presented in 9 modules:
1. Introduction to TDG
2. Regulations and Training
3. Classification of Dangerous Goods
4. Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods
5. Means of Containment 6. Documentation
7. Forbidden Goods, Exemptions and Special Provisions
8. Exemptions
9. Immediate Reporting and ERAPs

Evaluation Process:
At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Course Duration:

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 5 - 9 hours to complete.

Certificate Expiration: The TDG ‘Clear Language’ Training Certificate is valid for 3 years.

 

 

Medical Terminology:

Course Overview:
The purpose of the Medical Terminology course is to provide 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 with an introduction to the language of medicine. In addition, the course will provide participants with the basics of human anatomy and physiology.

Who Should Take the Course?
Understanding medical terminology is vital when entering a number of medical professions, including 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.

This course is presented in 15 modules:
1. Introduction to Medical Terminology
2. Body Structures
3. Word Parts
4. Integumentary System
5. The Breast
6. Musculoskeletal System
7. Nervous System
8. The Sensory System
9. Cardiovascular System
10.Lymphatic and Immune System
11.Respiratory System
12.Digestive System
13.The Endocrine System
14.Reproductive System
15.Urinary System

Evaluation Process:
At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants that do not achieve 70% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

Course Duration:
This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 12 - 24 hours to complete.

 

 

Lockout - Tagout:

Course Overview:
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.

Who Should Take the Course?
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. Workers whose duties involve installation, maintenance, service, or repair work should be trained in the detailed control procedures required for their particular equipment.

This training should enable workers to identify tasks that might expose them to hazardous energy and the effective methods for its control.

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 work place. The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout/Tagout process.

This course is presented in 4 modules:
Introduction
Injury Prevention
Equipment Shutdown and Isolation
The Procedure of Lockout/Tagout

Evaluation Process:
At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

Course Duration:
This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at any time and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 1.5 - 3 hours to complete.

 

 

Fire Safety:

Course Overview:
Fire Safety teaches participants about the legislated fire safety responsibilities of the employer and the worker, describes safe work practices related to fire prevention, and provides practical information about emergency response in situations involving fire.

Who Should Take the Course?
This course is appropriate for all workplace parties, including frontline workers, supervisors, and management. Everyone in the workplace needs to understand the principles of fire safety and how to respond effectively in the event of a fire.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
Explain how the issue of fire safety is addressed by occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation in Canada and identify the fire safety responsibilities of employers and those of workers
Describe safe work practices that can reduce the risk of fire
Know what to do in the event of a fire
Recognize fire-related situations in which the use of a fire extinguisher is appropriate and situations in which it is best to evacuate rather than try to put out the fire
Identify the types of extinguishers, and the classes of fire that can be put out using each type of extinguisher
Know how to use a fire extinguisher
Understand the maintenance and servicing requirements related to fire extinguishers

Evaluation Process:
Fire Safety is a 4-module course. At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants must successfully complete the test before continuing to the next module. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique. Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

Course Duration:
This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the timeline for completion will be 1 - 2 hours.

 
 

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