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Thompson Rivers University

Health & Safety


ATV Safety Training- XOCH 0940
The ATV Safety course is hands-on, with particular emphasis on the safety implications relating to each lesson. The course will cover protective gear, environmental concerns, local laws and safety techniques. Specific topics introduced are operator pre-trip inspection, use of personal protective apparel, operating skills according to the ATV manufacturer’s instruction, basic mechanical requirements, and loading and unloading of the vehicle. Requirements: an ATV in good working condition (ATVs must be safety approved, no lift kits, no carrying boxes, etc.), a CSA-approved helmet, gloves, long-sleeved shirt, full-length shirt & full-length pants, boots (work or hiking, no runners), and your lunch/snacks.

Prerequisites: age 16 +
Fee: $275
Dates: May 28; Sunday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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
Dates: (choose only one)
June 3; Saturday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Lytton)
June 24; Saturday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Lillooet)

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: June 29; Wednesday, 8:30 - 4:30 pm (Lillooet)

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: June 29; Wednesday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Lillooet)

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
Date: June 27; Tuesday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Lillooet)

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 
Date: Jun 27-28; Tuesday - Wednesday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Lillooet)

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: Call or email to have your name placed on 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. For three days only, TRU will be bringing an instructor to the region to offer WHMIS training at unbeatable prices. Get updated! Face to face instruction for online pricing! 

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