Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Health & Safety

WHMIS • 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. Get updated!

Fee: $100
Dates:
• Sept. 11, Monday, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.


Transportation of Dangerous Goods • XDRV 0620
The Transportation of Dangerous Goods course was developed to protect the public from 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: $100
Dates:
• Sept. 11, Monday, 1–5 p.m.


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, and maintaining a sanitary food service operation.

Fee: $150
Dates:
• Oct. 15, Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
• Nov. 19, Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
• Mar. 3, Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


Traffic Control Certification • XFLG 0610
The BCCSA is the WorkSafeBC-approved certifier of all high-risk traffic control persons in BC. This two 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.
Requirements: CSA safety-toed boots.
Fee: $350
Dates:
• Mar. 7 and 8, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


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


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 in the use of fall protection equipment and compliance with the location’s work policies and rescue procedures, and equipment maintenance.

Fee: $300


H2S Alive—Sour Gas Training • XWRK 0860
This one-day operational course is intended for all workers in the petroleum industry who could be exposed to hydrogen sulfide (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