Safety Services — Training Programs


We provide an entire suite of training programs. Our standard programs include general safety, equipment, chemical, environmental, rescue and first aid trained by fully qualified instructors that bring to you real world experience.

Our Safety Team sets itself apart from other services by providing a high level of customization for each program. We analyze your industry and your work, saving you time and money by tailoring every session to specifically meet your unique requirements.

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With our unique level of expertise we can provide customized training on any topic.
Health & Safety

Environmental Health and Safety for Supervisors and Managers (8 Hour Course)

A complete view of The Supervisor’s Responsibilities under different bodies of legislation exceeding the OHSA.

Hazard Identification (4 Hour Course)

Participants will learn how to recognize, assess and control hazards by conducting Job Hazard Analysis based on actual case studies.

Canada Labour Code Part II (2 Day Course)

Participants will learn about their duties and responsibilities under the Canada Labour Code including Due Diligence and the Internal Responsibility System. This course also covers the Internal Complain Resolution Process.

Lifting Devices / Motorized Vehicle Safety

Lift Truck Operator (All Classes) (8 Hour Course)

For both new operators and those seeking re-certification. Participants will receive instruction on the applicable legislation, operating principles, engineering/stability principles, operating rules and safe handling of related fuel sources for Industrial Lift Trucks.

Aerial Platforms (4 Hour Course)

Participants will receive instruction on the safe operating rules, limitations and use for these machines. The instruction will also include the requirements for conducting a pre-shift inspection, site inspection, start up and shut down procedures for scissor type and boom type aerial lifts. In addition, a practical skills evaluation will be given to each student. Participants must have a valid Working at Heights Certification to participate in this course.

Crane and Hoist Operator (4 Hour Course)

Participants will receive instruction on the applicable legislation, operating principles, rigging selection and principles, and operating rules for the safe use of Overhead Cranes, Jib Cranes, and Hoists. In addition, a practical skills evaluation will need to be conducted to complete the certification.

Industrial Hoisting and Rigging

Using interactive classroom theory, equipment demonstrations and safe lifting demonstrations, students will gain the necessary skills involved in rigging and hoisting different objects. This course is designed with a strong practical skills component and students will learn to demonstrate those skills with confidence.

Front End Loader (8 Hour Course)

Both wheel loaders and backhoes are covered in this interactive course designed to give students the skills required to operate a loader safely and confidently. Pre and post shift inspections are also covered as well as other relevant legislation to ensure students know their legal requirements. Beginner Operator courses require 2 days of theoretical and practical training, a 1 day (8 hour) course is offered to experienced operators looking to improve their skill set.

Skid Steer Operator (8 Hour Course)

Versatile and compact with a wide variety of attachments, Skid steers are a common site on many job sites and manufacturing facilities. This course covers equipment and worksite inspections, applicable OHSA Legislation, Hazard Identification and safe operation. This course takes 8 hours and includes hands on practical instruction as well as theory.

Traffic Control (Book 7) (4 Hour Course)

This program is for those who may be involved in planning, communicating, or implementing traffic control and protection plans for highway work zones. Participants use the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s Ontario Traffic Manual, Book 7: Temporary Conditions (Office Edition) as a reference in class.

Equipment Safety

Fundamentals of Working at Heights

Utilizing highly trained IHSA Approved Instructors, we can train your staff in all aspects of the new working at heights legislation. This course consists of both theory and practical components ensuring your workers are safe and secure while working at heights. All workers in Ontario must be trained by March 31,2017.

Respiratory Protection (4 Hour Course)

Using the most up to date CSA Standards, students will learn about the different types of respirators available to them. Proper fitting, wear and maintenance of the respirator is a key component to this course. Qualitative FIT testing is also included.

SCBA (4 Hour Course)

If you have workers working in an area of immediate danger to life and health (IDLH) SCBA training will teach participants about the requirements for a proper respiratory protection program. Participants will learn how to Don and wear the SCBA as well as maintenance and inspection of this equipment.

Ladders/Scaffold Safety Awareness (4 Hour Course)

Instruction will be provided on safe ladder/scaffold use. Including proper selection, inspection, footing, positioning, work planning and hazard assessment before beginning the job.

Power and Hand Tools (4 Hour Course)

Instruction will be given on the hazards associated with various power tools and hand tools. The course will include the recommended safe work practices when using the tools.

Fire Extinguishers (4 Hour Course)

Participants will learn about the fire tetrahedron, different classes of fire extinguishers and the proper method of using an extinguisher to put out a fire.

Electrical Safety (4 Hour Course)

Upon completion, participants will be able to recognize the safe work practices needed to minimize electrical hazards for all trades on the job site. Lock out Tag Out Certification is a pre-requisite for this course.

Topics include:

  • Review of legislation
  • Selection, inspection, and use of extension cords
  • Circuit testers, GFCIs, and power tools
  • Temporary lighting and service panels
  • Lockout procedures and practices

Lock Out Tag Out (4 Hour Course)

Participants will learn about the applicable legislation in standards requiring equipment to be neutralized. Instruction will be provided on the elements of a proper Lockout/Tag Out program as well as procedure development.

Trenching and Excavation (4 Hour Course)

The Trenching and Excavation training course will address the Occupational Health & Safety trenching and excavation requirements. The training shall enable participants to recognize hazards associated with trenching and excavation and the protective measures and equipment required prior to entering a trench and excavation.

Chemical / Biological Exposure

WHMIS 2015/GHS (4 Hour Course)

Students will receive instruction on the different classes and hazard symbols of the new WHMIS Course as well as the Global Harmonization System. Other topics include: workplace and supplier labels, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and recommended controls.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (4 Hour Course)

This certification course will provide the participants with instruction on placarding/labeling requirements, appropriate packaging, spill reporting, exemptions and proper shipping document requirements for Dangerous Goods shipped by road or rail. Re-training is required every 3 years.

Blood Borne Pathogens (4 Hour Course)

Participants will learn about the various types of blood borne illnesses as well as the routes of exposure. Participants will be instructed on the precautions to be taken to prevent exposure, basic decontamination and cleanup of minor occurrence.

Code Brown Spills Response for Healthcare (8 Hour Course)

Provides information for working safely responding to biological chemical spills. Topics include safety legal requirements, equipment and safe work practices, emergency procedures and equipment, chemical storage guidelines, and spill kit demonstration as well as general disposal procedures.

Asbestos Awareness

Participants will be guided through all aspects of asbestos. Everything from the hazards that are associated with Asbestos to the necessary PPE required to protect yourself. This course is explained in great detail and key points are tested to ensure the knowledge is retained. Designed to exceed the expectations of the OHSA the asbestos awareness course will make your work place safer for all your employees.


Spills Response Awareness (8 Hour Course)

This course is designed so that all workers on site are able to safely and efficiently react in the event of a spill. Covering everything from legal responsibilities to identification of hazards, your personnel will be able to deal immediately with spills in a safe manner. Containment of large spills is also covered.

Spills Response Operations

The course is designed with the aim of improving the skills of field operational personnel who are responsible for undertaking on-site clean up operations and to provide them with an overview of the various techniques available for recovering product spilt on land or inland waters. Understand the properties and behaviour of common products which will help to provide a platform for the various techniques of recovering spilt products. This is a 2 day course. Spills Response Awareness is a pre-requisite.

Spills Response Technician

This intense 5 day course trains candidates to the level of Spill Response Technician and is appropriate training for all personnel who may be involved in responding to a wide variety of Hazardous Material spills. Training provides the participant with an understanding of the legal and moral obligations to respond to Hazardous Materials spills quickly, effectively and safely to ensure employees thoroughly understand their organizational spill response and associated emergency plans. This course covers legal obligations with respects to Environmental, Health and Safety throughout all levels of government. Spills Response Operations is a pre-requisite for this course, this course is taught to NFPA 704 Standards.

Emergency Response

Industrial Rope Rescue

High Angle operations are adapted to an industrial setting. This application of specialized rope techniques is designed to show how to rescue workers in hard-to-reach locations in the vertical environment. It is also designed to show how to create work system using ropes and specialized hardware as the primary means of supporting workers. Working at Heights is a pre-requisite for this course. (Course length: dependent on rescue situation and experience of participants)

Tower Rescue

With the increased demand for wireless communications and broadcasting, there has been a dramatic increase in work on transmission towers, ranging from 100 – 2,000 + feet in the air. This training course will teach participants to perform rescue tasks for workers who become ill, injured or incapacitated while working on a tower. Hazard Assessment, Rights and Responsibilities, safe work practices, anchor systems, rigging and packing systems, patient management and packaging as well as communications are all covered in this in depth, highly practical course. (Course length: Dependent on rescue situation and experience of participants)

Bucket Rescue (8 Hour Course)

This course is ideal for a one person crew! After completing this course, participants will have the skills and abilities to safely and easily descend to the ground in the event of a fall from a bucket or in the event of evacuation from an inoperable bucket. This course also introduces a few importation options for safe evacuation from an elevated work platform. Working at Heights is a pre-requisite for this course.

Low Angle Rescue (8 Hour Course)

Low angle rescue is different from high angle rescue in that there is more risk to the rescuers working with the litter. There is also more tension on the ropes, however there is less potential for a freefall during a system failure. These techniques are used by Fire Departments and mountain rescue teams to great success. Working at Heights is a pre-requisite for this course.

Confined Space Awareness (8 Hour Course)

This introductory course will teach participants what a confined space is, what the applicable legislation says about working in confined spaces including the new O.Reg 632/05. Participants will learn about confined space programs, confined space hazards, the permitting system, the roles and responsibilities of entrants and the important role of the Confined Space Attendants. Non entry rescue is also discussed.

Confined Space Operations

This 2 day course covers the same materials as the Confined Space Awareness Course. The 1st day we review all of the applicable legislation including O.Reg 632/05. Participants will discuss the roles and responsibilities of the Entrant and the important role of the Confined Space Attendant. The 2nd day of this course is a day of practical, hands on training to familiarize students with non-entry rescue equipment and techniques. Students should be prepared to get their ‘hands dirty’ as they are guided through a series of evolutions that put the theory into practice.

Confined Space Technician (5 Day Course)

This program is taught to the specifications set out in NFPA 1670 and covers both non-entry and also Confined Space Entry Rescue procedures. Students should expect both theoretical and practical training on all aspects of a complete confined space rescue. PPE selection, hazard control, SCBA use, communication and patient care are all covered in a series of evolutions that will safely expose the students to realities of rescue in a confined space. Confined Space Operations Level Certificate is a pre-requisite for this course.

Fire Safety (4 Hour Course)

Participants will be taught how to respond to an emergency that involves fire. Building or site evacuation planning will be covered as well as prevention techniques. Fire watch and hot work mitigation will also be discussed.

High Angle Rescue Awareness (1 Day Course)

This course is designed as an introduction to the skills and equipment used in a high angle rescue scenario. It is designed for both the experienced rescuer or persons interested in pursuing this as part of their career. Topics include: technical hauling and lowering systems, rappel techniques, equipment selection and use, anchor selection and use as well as equipment selection, use and care. Working at Heights is a pre-requisite for this course.

High Angle Rescue Operations (2 Day Course)

This course is designed to expose rescue personnel to the hazards found on most industrial facilities or construction sites. This course teaches participants how to access, package and evacuate a patient in a vertical environment. Students will be taught: key knots for rope rescue, rigging techniques, single point anchor systems, basket stretcher evacuations using lowering and basic mechanical advantage systems. Patient consideration and care is also taught in this course. Safety is the number one concern stressed at all times during this course. Students will be exposed to theoretical learning as well as practical evolutions designed to stretch the student’s problem solving and rescue techniques. Working at Heights is a pre-requisite for this course.

High Angle Rescue Technician (5 Day Course)

Taught to the high standards of both NFPA 1670 & NFPA 1006, this advanced course will cover topics in depth including: Team Management, physics of rope rescue, load factors, critical angles, multi point anchor systems, passing knot systems, negotiating obstacles, offsets, construction of high directional anchors, construction of high line systems and attendant litter systems. Patient consideration and care is also discussed in great detail throughout the course. Students can expect an intense series of practical evolutions that will stretch their problem solving and rescue techniques. Advanced medical training and high angle operations level training as well as working at heights are a pre-requisite for this course.

Basic Emergency Response

This course teaches the fundamental skills required to respond in a calm and concise manner in the event of an emergency. Whether at work, at home or at the hockey rink, this course covers all applicable emergencies and how to affect the appropriate emergency response.

Accident/Incident Investigation and Evidence Conservation (8 Hour Course)

This course is designed to teach students how to conduct a ‘root cause’ analysis. Accident investigation reports are also covered along with instruction on how to remain unbiased during an investigation.

First Aid / CPR

Standard First Aid and CPR with AED Training and re-certification

Using the most updated curriculum provided by The Canadian Red Cross, this standard level training will prepare your workers to deal with many emergencies that are common in the workplace. Students can expect theoretical and practical training for all aspects of this course. (Course Length: 2 Days or 1 day if students only need recertification)

Train the Trainer

WHMIS 2015/GHS (1 Day Course)

If you have an HR Specialist or another staff member who assists in the on-boarding process with your new employees, we offer a course to teach them how to present WHMIS 2015/GHS in an interactive and participant friendly manner. Topics including: fundamentals of adult education and working with those who do not have English as their first language are covered.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (1 Day Course)

If you operate or work for a large trucking company that routinely hauls dangerous goods, having a certified TDG instructor on staff will be to your benefit. This course teaches participants how to pass on their knowledge effectively to their drivers. Fundamentals of adult education is one of the key components to this Couse.

Lift Truck (1 Day Course)

We can teach your safety advisors or foremen/women how to effectively teach the techniques and skills required to safely operate a counter balance lift truck, order picker, etc. Fundamentals of Adult Education is the key to ensuring the necessary skills and knowledge are transferred to participants.

Aerial Platform (1 Day Course)

Whether you use boom lifts or scissor lifts, powered by propane, liquid fuel or electricity, we can teach your safety advisor(s) or foremen/women to effectively teach the safe operation techniques of this equipment. Daily pre-shift inspections are also covered as well as emergency lowering procedures etc. The ability to pass knowledge on to adult students is the key component of this course.

Crane and Hoist (1 Day Course)

We can teach your safety advisor(s) or foremen/women to effectively teach the skills and techniques required to operate overhead cranes, lifts and hoists. Fundamentals of Adult Education is the cornerstone of this course, from there we teach you how to effectively teach others.

Skid Steer (1 Day Course)

Using skid steers is common place in many industrial facilities and construction sites because of their compact size and versatility. We offer a course that will teach your safety advisor(s) or foremen/women how to properly teach and coach new and seasoned operators to ensure that the equipment is operated in a safe and controlled manner. Fundamentals of Adult Education is the cornerstone of this course.

Lock-Out Tag Out (1 Day Course)

Locking and tagging equipment and power isolation is a common place practice in many job sites. We can teach your safety advisor(s) and/or foremen/women to safely instruct others on the specific lock out procedures in your workplace. Energy isolation, arc flash mitigation and the important legislation is taught to your instructors so that they can pass this information onto your workers in an effective manner. Fundamentals of Adult Education is the cornerstone of this course.


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