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Created by the Ontario Association of Designated Officers 2017, this resource manual provides information about legislation and guidelines, common hazards and and how to recognize, assess and control common communicable diseases in the emergency services sector.
Traffic Protection MunicipalLength: Half day Continuing Education Credits: Certificate, 0.3 CEU Points This program covers the hazards of working close to vehicles and equipment, the legislation that applies and how workers can protect themselves from these hazards. Upon completion of this program the participant will be able to list traffic hazards that may be found in their workplace, describe the legislation related to these hazards and produce a traffic control plan for a specific situation. Applicable for the Municipal sector, this training is designed for workers whom are exposed to traffic hazards and work on or near roadways for construction or utility purposes and maintenance. Although unplanned events are briefly covered, this course is not designed for the Emergency services sector - there is a separate module for emergency sector clients. Onsite sessions are available contact your local consultant to arrange this.
Training the Fit Tester for Respiratory Protection - with practicalLength: Half day Continuing Education Credits: Wallet Card The emergence of new infectious diseases, potential re-emergence of past diseases and ongoing threat of other respiratory hazards has highlighted the need for health and community care organizations to develop and implement formal respiratory protection programs to protect workers from infectious agents. This program will train participants on the requirements within a respiratory protection program, including the legislation, knowledge and skills required to conduct their own qualitative fit testing (QLFT) as outlined by the CSA Standard Z94.4-11. This training includes a practical component where participants can practice the training and requirements in group work settings. Applicable to the healthcare sector, this training was developed to provide information to health and community care organizations on the legislation and standards regarding respiratory protection and to guide employers in the development and implementation of a successful respiratory protection program against infectious agents. This training includes a practical component allowing participants to practice the fit testing principals and procedures they have learned. Developed by hygienists and infection control subject matter experts, this program is design to educate and prepare workers for the testing and use of respiratory protection devices. Onsite sessions are available contact your local consultant to arrange this.
Working at Heights - Refresher Classroom Training Program
Length: 1 day
Continuing Education Credits: Certificate
It is a legal requirement for you to receive training if you work in construction using a travel restraint system, fall restricting system, fall arrest system, a safety net, a work belt or a safety belt. Specifically, as of April 1st 2015 workers in Ontario who work on construction sites, at heights are required to receive training. You must get training if you work in construction using any of these methods of fall protection: Travel restraint system; A fall restricting system; A fall arrest system ; A safety net; A work belt; A safety belt Employers must make sure you receive training that has been approved by the Ministry of Labour. This training program meets the requirements of the Working at Heights Training Standard.
Working at Heights (WAH) Refresher Program is designed for learners who have already completed a MOL approved provider Working at Heights (full) course. Once a participant is trained to the standard, they can complete the refresher program to maintain their certification status. Participants must show their MOL WAH Certification Wallet Card in order to participate in a WAH Refresher program.
Onsite sessions are available contact your local consultant to arrange this.
Working at Heights Training Program - Traditional ClassroomLength: 1 day Continuing Education Credits: Certificate, 0.7 CEU Points As of April 1, 2015, if you are working at heights, you are required to have training through a Ministry of Labour approved provider. This full day program includes information about how to work at heights safely, as well as practical application of skills. When you are done you will know the hazards and how to protect yourself. The practical session, delivered by our experts, ensures you know how to properly use, inspect, don and doff your equipment. PSHSA’s approved course meets the requirements of the MOL Working at Heights Training Program and covers both the theory and practical requirements outlined in the standard. This training is applicable to all employees at all levels across all sectors whom work at heights. More Information about Working at Heights Onsite sessions are available contact your local consultant to arrange this.