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We Offer The Following Training

All courses are conducted by our fully certified, trainer.
ALL courses are in compliance with Ministry Of Labour and OHSA regulations.

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Forklift Operator Safety Training

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Telehandler Training

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Skid Steer Operator Training

Safety and Compliance Training – Forklift Operator Safety Training

Forklift Operator Safety Training (Class 1 – 5)

  • OHSA/CSA Compliant
  • Certified Trainers
  • Your Site or Ours

Operator Safety Training certification for Class 1-5 Lift Trucks

  • Class 1 Electric Motor Counterbalance forklifts
  • Class 2 Electric Motor Narrow Aisle forklifts
  • Class 3 Electric Motor Hand lifts
  • Class 4 Internal Combustion Counterbalance Cushion Tire forklifts
  • Class 5 Internal Combustion Counterbalance Pneumatic Tire forklifts

One Day Course (4-6 hours) that incorporates theory, DVD, written exam and driving assessment.

1. Introduction

  • Define Lift Truck Classification
  • About Safe and Unsafe practices
  • Course Outline and Legislation
  • Benefits of Operator Training
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Jobsite Hazard Assessments

2. About Lift Trucks:

  • Components of a Lift Truck
  • Operating Controls
  • Characteristics of Lift Trucks
  • Speed of a Lift Truck
  • Data Plates and Decals
  • Safety Equipment

3. Handling Fuels and Batteries:

  • Gasoline and Diesel
  • Liquefied Propane Gas
  • Battery Powered Lift Trucks

4. Fundamentals of Lift Truck Operation:

  • Lift Truck Operation
  • Load Handling
  • Traveling
  • Operating Lift Trucks in Confined Areas
  • Operator’s Daily Inspection
  • Handling Emergencies
  • Summary of Safe Lift Truck Operations
  • Written Exam

5. Practical Exercises and Operational Evaluation:

  • Propane Handling
  • Daily Inspection
  • Driving Assessment

Course $150.00 + HST each person

Add $50.00 + HST each person for one-on-one hands-on instruction

Safety and Compliance Training – TDG Training

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 & Placards 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 there is a test. Participants must successfully achieve 100% on the test before being issued a certificate. Participants may try as many times as necessary to successfully the course.

Upon successfully completing all modules, a certificate & 2 wallet cards are issued for your records

Course Duration:

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 – 4 hours.

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

Course $125.00 + HST each person

TDG Guide Book is included (Contains regulations, schedules, UN numbers, emergency response info, special provisions and exemption info)

Safety and Compliance Training – Scissor Lift Training Outline

Provide participants a general understanding of the safe and efficient operation of “Power Operated Mobile Work Platforms.” Participants will be able to identify specific health and safety hazards associated with operating scissor lifts.

Course Content:

In-class Theory

Review related sections of the OHS Act, CSA Standards, and Scaffold Industry Association of Canada specifications.

  • Hazards associated with operating scissor lifts
  • Outline fines & penalties for improper use of the equipment.
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Cordoning off requirements
  • Pre-shift equipment inspection (visual & operational checks)
  • Work area survey requirements.
  • Review site specific Hazards, and controls for safe operation of a scissor lift.
  • Review safety decals, load capabilities, and specific equipment requirements.
  • Complete review of “fall arrest” required, and recommended
  • Hands-on harness inspection & donning

Course $95.00 + HST each person

Practical instruction/evaluation:
Each individual will be tested to ensure they can safely and efficiently operate site-specific equipment.

  • Complete Pre-shift equipment inspection (visual & operational checks)
  • Complete site specific Hazards Checklist
  • Practical evaluation on the scissor lift
  • Charging/Refueling procedures

Add $50.00 + HST each person for one-on-one hands-on practical instruction

Minimum 4 people required for on-site practical evaluations

Safety and Compliance Training – WHMIS Training

What is WHMIS?WHMIS

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
What is the purpose of WHMIS?

  • Provide information on Hazardous Materials used in the workplace
  • Facilitates the process of Hazardous Materials identification
  • Ensures consistency of information in all Canadian workplaces

 

What is MSDS?
Material Safety Data Sheet

What is a material safety data sheet?
A material safety data sheet (MSDS) is a technical document or bulletin that summarizes the health and safety information available about a controlled product. It supplements a warning information label.

Regulated under Federal legislation Bill C70 and Ontario provincial legislation Bill 79 (WHMIS regulations are under the Industrial Regulation 860 is in OHSA green book)

The Ministry of Labour requires:

  • That a new employee shall have WHMIS training within 10 days of beginning work.
  • All employees shall have WHMIS training at least once every year.

 

OBJECTIVES

  1. Give employees a clear understanding of their obligation under the law.
  1. Develop appreciation of the potential dangers to their safety and the safety of fellow employees that may be present from use or handling of Hazardous Materials.
  1. Supply sufficient knowledge of the Classification of Hazardous Materials and the symbols used for quick identification.
  1. Supply sufficient knowledge of the purpose and use of proper labeling and an MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet).
  1. Awareness of how workplace chemicals (hazardous materials) may enter and affect the body.

 

Course $75.00 + HST each person*

*Discount may apply (see price list for discount information)

Safety and Compliance Training – Aerial Work Platform Training

One Day Course (4+ hours) that incorporates theory, written exams, PFAS training and driving assessment (if applicable).

Provide participants a general understanding of the safe and efficient operation of “Power Operated Mobile Work Platforms.” Participants will be able to identify specific health and safety hazards associated with operating aerial lifts (including scissor lifts, boom lift & articulating arm lifts).

Aerial lifts are commonly used in construction, inspection, and repair services to lift employees/contractors to an elevated work position. Proper operation and use of aerial lifts can make completion of tasks at elevation, safer and more efficient. However, unsafe use, operation and aerial lift work practices can result in serious injury.

This program has been developed due to the hazards associated with improper use and the MOL concerns for the safety of individuals in and around this type of equipment. In addition, this program outlines general, operating, maintenance, inspection and training requirements governing safe aerial lift use.

Course Content:

In-class Theory

Review related sections of the OHS Act, CSA Standards, and Scaffold Industry Association of Canada specifications.

  • Hazards associated with operating aerial lifts
  • Outline fines & penalties for improper use of the equipment.
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Cordoning off requirements
  • Pre-shift equipment inspection (visual & operational checks)
  • Work area survey requirements.
  • Review site specific Hazards, and controls for safe operation of a scissor lift.
  • Review safety decals, load capabilities, and specific equipment requirements.
  • Complete review of “fall arrest” required, and recommended
  • Hands-on harness inspection & donning

Course $150.00 + HST each person

Practical instruction/evaluation:

Each individual will be tested to ensure they can safely and efficiently operate site-specific equipment.

  • Complete Pre-shift equipment inspection (visual & operational checks)
  • Complete site specific Hazards Checklist
  • Practical evaluation on the scissor lift
  • Charging/Refueling procedures

Add $50.00 + HST each person for one-on-one hands-on practical instruction

Minimum 4 people required for on-site practical evaluations

Safety and Compliance Training – Working at Heights (COMING SOON – pending MOL approval)

Half Day Course (6.5+ hours) that incorporates theory, written exams and hands-on training

The primary goal of this program is to provide anyone working at heights with the necessary training to ensure safety for themselves and fellow workers.

Falls are one of the most common causes of occupational fatalities. Since working at heights pose fall hazards, following recommended safety standards can drastically reduce accidental injuries and deaths. This program has been developed due to the hazards associated with working at heights and the MOL concerns for the safety of individuals in and around work sites where working at heights takes place.

This training will provide participants (both workers and supervisors) a general understanding of the safe and efficient use of various types of fall arrest, fall restriction and fall prevention necessary for working at heights.

Participants will be able to identify specific safety hazards associated with working at heights.

Participants will learn when fall protection is required and which system(s) would be applicable to their specific work situation.

Course Content:

Module 1 (Basic Theory) is knowledge and awareness based and is a minimum of three hours long. It includes foundational elements on how to work safely at heights and covers topics such as:

  • Rights and responsibilities of workers, supervisors and employers under the OHSA
  • Outline fines & penalties
  • Federal and Provincial Regulations regarding Fall Protection
  • Help you understand when to use/wear protective equipment and how to use it
  • Identifying hazards and planning safe work practices to reduce fall risks
  • Rescue planning requirements
  • Overview of Ladders and Scaffolds
  • Harness/lanyard inspection & donning

Module 2 (Practical Hands-on instruction/evaluation) Contains more advanced information on fall protection systems and includes hands-on demonstration of equipment and procedures. It is a minimum of three and a half hours long and includes a practical demonstration of the proper use of fall protection equipment. Each individual will be given hands on instruction and assessment to ensure they can safely and efficiently inspect and don their PFAS (Personal Fall Arrest System) and includes:

  • Barriers and other fixed equipment
  • What to look for when inspecting PPE equipment, including fall restraint, fall restricting and fall arrest systems
  • Review sample PFAS inspection check lists
  • Complete a daily PFAS equipment inspection
  • Learn when to remove a harness and lanyard from service
  • Donning a harness and lanyard
  • Ensuring proper fit of each individuals PFAS
  • anchor points
  • work access equipment and platforms
  • rescue planning simulations

Course $200.00 + HST each person

Safety and Compliance Training – Boom Lift/Articulating Arm Training

Provide participants a general understanding of the safe and efficient operation of “Power Operated Mobile Work Platforms.” Participants will be able to identify specific health and safety hazards associated with operating boom lifts/articulating arm lifts.

Course Content:

In-class Theory

Review related sections of the OHS Act, CSA Standards, and Scaffold Industry Association of Canada specifications.

  • Hazards associated with operating boom lifts/articulating arm lifts
  • Outline fines & penalties for improper use of the equipment.
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Cordoning off requirements
  • Pre-shift equipment inspection (visual & operational checks)
  • Work area survey requirements.
  • Review site specific Hazards, and controls for safe operation of a scissor lift.
  • Review safety decals, load capabilities, and specific equipment requirements.
  • Complete review of “fall arrest” required, and recommended
  • Hands-on harness inspection & donning procedures

 

Course $95.00 + HST each person

Practical instruction/evaluation:

Each individual will be tested to ensure they can safely and efficiently operate site-specific equipment.

  • Complete Pre-shift equipment inspection (visual & operational checks)
  • Complete site specific Hazards Checklist
  • Practical evaluation on the boom lift/articulating arm lift
  • Charging/Refueling procedures

 

Add $50.00 + HST each person for one-on-one hands-on practical instruction

Minimum 4 people required for on-site practical evaluations

Safety and Compliance Training – Training Price List

Forklift (class 1-5) (4 hrs)                  $ 150.00/person

Includes Propane Handling (add $50 for hands on)

 

TDG-Transportation of Dangerous Goods (3 hrs)    $ 125.00/person

Includes TDG Book

 

Scissor Lift (2.5 hrs)                    $  95.00/person

Includes Personal Fall Arrest Safety Training (Module 1 & 2)

 

Articulating Arm (2.5 hrs)             $  95.00/person

Includes Personal Fall Arrest Safety Training (module 1 & 2)

 

Aerial Work Platform (3.5-4 hours)      $ 150.00/person

Includes Scissor Lift, Articulating Arm & Fall Arrest PFAS (module 1& 2)

Propane, Diesel & Gasoline Fuel Handling covered if needed

 

WHMIS                               $  75.00/person

Designed for your workplace (2 hrs+)

 

COMING SOON

Working at Heights (6.5+ hrs)           $ 200.00/person

This is Module 1 Theory and Module 2 Practical

 

  • All applicable taxes are extra
  • All training is COD
  • Travel fees may apply @ $0.50/km

Train the Trainer (Forklift Class 1-5) Outline

Course Overview:

Train the Trainer introduces participants to adult learning styles and techniques as well as providing all the training materials needed to run an in-house training program.

Who Should Take the Course?

This type of training is best suited/cost effective for companies that have a larger number of employees or a greater turn over in employees. Forklift re-training is required every three (3) years or sooner if an incident occurs and competency assessment is required every 18 months (see attached CSA reg.).

Course Objectives:

Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide the new trainer with the information and materials required to train employees in the safe operation of a forklift.

This course provides a Binder and Digital Copies (on USB) of:

1. How to Train Manual

2. Forklift Trainer Manual

3. Training Manual for Employees Being Trained by Trainer

4. All Tests and Handouts Required

5. Samples of Wallet Cards and Certificates for Issue to Employee

6. Digital Training Video

7. Samples of Daily Inspections

8. Samples of Attendance and Record of Employee Training Forms

9. Copies of Applicable Safety Standards and Regulations

10. Power Point Presentation

11. Certificate of Completion for the Trainer

Evaluation Process:

At the end the trainer trainee will be given the opportunity to teach a class, under the guidance of our trainer, to walk the new trainer through the process and help them gain confidence in their newly learned skills. As well our trainer will assist in the on truck operational evaluation as needed.

Course Duration:

The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the timeline for completion will be approximately 8 hours.

Course $800.00 + HST each person, $400 for each additional module

Other Modules available – WHMIS, Scissor Lift, Boom Lift/Articulating Arm

*Certificate Expiration:
At the current time Train the Trainer Certification does not expire

Train the Trainer (WHMIS/GHS) Outline

Course Overview:

Train the Trainer introduces participants to adult learning styles and techniques as well as providing all the training materials needed to run an in-house training program.

Who Should Take the Course?

This type of training is best suited/cost effective for companies that have a larger number of employees or a greater turn over in employees. WHMIS/GHS re-training is required every year or sooner if an incident occurs.

Course Objectives:

Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide the new trainer with the information and materials required to train employees in identifying and working safely with hazardous materials in the workplace.

This course provides a Binder and Digital Copies (on USB) of:

1. How to Train Manual

2. WHMIS Trainer Manual

3. Training Manual for Employees Being Trained by Trainer

4. All Tests and Handouts Required

5. Samples of Wallet Cards and Certificates for Issue to Employee

6. Digital Training Video

7. Samples of MSDS/SDS Sheets

8. Samples of Attendance and Record of Employee Training Forms

9. Copies of Applicable Safety Standards and Regulations

10. Power Point Presentation

11. Certificate of Completion for the Trainer

Evaluation Process:

At the end the trainer trainee will be given the opportunity to teach a class, under the guidance of our trainer, to walk the new trainer through the process and help them gain confidence in their newly learned skills. As well our trainer will assist the new trainer in a site assessment and be available to the new trainer for a period of 6 months to answer questions regarding regulations or implementing their training program.

Course Duration:

The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the timeline for completion will be approximately 8 hours.

Course $800.00 + HST each person, $400 for each additional module

Other Modules available – Forklift, Scissor Lift, Boom Lift/Articulating Arm

*Certificate Expiration:At the current time Train the Trainer Certification does not expire

WHMIS Training Outline (*under current requirements)

What is WHMIS?
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

What is the purpose of WHMIS?

  • Provide information on Hazardous Materials used in the workplace
  • Facilitates the process of Hazardous Materials identification
  • Ensures consistency of information in all Canadian workplaces

What is MSDS?
Material Safety Data Sheet

What is a material safety data sheet?
A material safety data sheet (MSDS) is a technical document or bulletin that summarizes the health and safety information available about a controlled product. It supplements a warning information label.

Regulated under Federal legislation Bill C70 and Ontario provincial legislation Bill 79 (WHMIS regulations are under the Industrial Regulation 860 is in OHSA green book)

The Ministry of Labour requires:

  • That a new employee shall have WHMIS training within 10 days of beginning work.
  • All employees shall have WHMIS training at least once every year.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Give employees a clear understanding of their obligation under the law.
  1. Develop appreciation of the potential dangers to their safety and the safety of fellow employees that may be present from use or handling of Hazardous Materials.
  1. Supply sufficient knowledge of the Classification of Hazardous Materials and the symbols used for quick identification.
  1. Supply sufficient knowledge of the purpose and use of proper labeling and an MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet).
  1. Awareness of how workplace chemicals (hazardous materials) may enter and affect the body.

Telehandler and Forklift Training Course

Rough Terrain Forklift Safety Certification

  • OHS/CSA Compliant
  • Certified Trainers
  • Your Site or Ours

Rough Terrain Telehandler Operator Training Course *$195

Rough Terrain Telehandler Operator

Features:

  • General safety procedures of work site and equipment operations
  • Site inspection and hazard assessment
  • Understanding equipment decals & capacity charts
  • Telehandler operating techniques and attachments

Objectives:

  • Successfully complete both formal class training and hands-on training of the Telehandler
  • Demonstrate the following:
    – an understanding of the safe operation of a Telehandler
    – the purpose, function & basic concepts of Telehandler operation
    – knowledge of the control functions of the equipment
    – thorough understanding of the equipment steering & maneuverability characteristics
    – knowledge of safe re-fueling and battery re-charging practices
    – ability to manipulate, stack and remove the types of loads to be handled
    – safe operation on ramps & other sloped surfaces at the worksite
    – Stability characteristics of loads when maneuvering and working with attachments

*Prerequisite Forklift Class 1-5 training

Skid Steer Operator Training

s175

Each course meets all relevant government and industry standards and all trainers have been certified. Training courses include both, classroom and practical (hands-on) segments, review/recap of materials discussed, question & answer periods and a written evaluation. Upon successful completion, each participant receives a certificate and record of training.

Training can be conducted at our on-site multimedia facilities or at individual customer worksites. Customized courses to meet individual company needs are available upon request.

 COST: $200

 Length of Course:

approximately 6+ hours

 Purpose:

To familiarize operators (new or experienced) on all aspects of safe Skid Steer operation.

 In Class Topics Include:

•  Review OHSA and Ontario Regulations

•  Review Operator’s Responsibilities & Operator’s Manual

•  Machine Orientation and Controls

•  Stability Principles & Center of Gravity

•  Pre-operation Inspection

•  Safe Operation & Refueling Practices

 

 Practical Training Topics Include:

•  Pre-operation Inspection

•  Workplace Inspection

•  Practical Skills Evaluation

•  Recognizing Hazards During Operation

•  Safe Handling of Loads

•  Parking and Dhut Down Procedures

•  Proficiency Demonstrations

All material covered in this course can be specifically tailored to include the equipment used at individual work sites.