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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Health & Safety

FoodSafe-Level 1- XOCH 0850
This program is appropriate for food handlers, kitchen staff and dining room attendants.
Course content includes: the purchase and storage of potentially hazardous foods; personal hygiene; the causes of food borne diseases; maintaining a sanitary food service operation.

Fee: $115
Date: Jun 24; Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm


Confined Space- XWRK 0880
Personnel who enter confined spaces using the permit entry procedure must receive training. This operational course covers requirements and conditions for permitted entry, hazard recognition, use of personal protective equipment, entry procedures and precautions and much more. Prerequisites: Fall Protection certification strongly recommended

Fee: $300
Dates: Please call or email to put onto an interest list


Fall Restraint/Fall Protection (OSSA)- XOCH 0520
The essential elements of this industrial safety program include identifying the location’s fall hazards posed by falling objects, establishing the methods through which the hazards will be controlled, developing a rescue procedure, training you to use the fall protection equipment and comply with the location’s work policies and rescue procedures, and equipment maintenance.

Fee: $300
Dates: Please call or email to be put onto an interest list


 H2S Alive- Sour Gas Training- XWRK 0860
This 1-day operational course is intended for all workers in the petroleum industry who could be exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S). You will be required to operate a self-contained breathing apparatus, a detector tube device and perform rescue breathing on a mannequin.

Fee: $300
Dates: Please call or email to put onto an interest list


Traffic Control Certification- XFLG 0610
The BCCSA is the WorkSafeBC approved certifier of all high-risk traffic control persons in BC. This 2-day standardized course for Traffic Control Persons (TCPs) consists of classroom and practical training. Upon successful completion a three year record of completion will be issued. Students must bring CSA approved steel-toed boots.

Fee: $325
Dates: (choose only one)
May 13 & 14; Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Jun 10 & 11; Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


Transportation of Dangerous Goods- XDRV 0620
The Transportation of Dangerous Goods course was developed to protect the public from the dangers of transportation accidents involving dangerous goods. The instructor guides you through the proper procedure for identification, inspection and transportation of these dangerous substances. A must for shippers, receivers, warehouse personnel and especially those who transport dangerous goods.

Fee: $75
Dates: Please call or email to be put onto an interest list


WHMIS 2015- XOCH 0860
In 2015, WHMIS was updated to align Canada’s system with the US and other major trading partners. WHMIS 1988 is being phased out and by Dec. 1, 2018 only the new WHMIS 2015 will be used.

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