Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Health & Safety

Confined Space Entry • XWRK 0882
This course prepares candidates to work safely in confined spaces and is ideal for workers, supervisors and safety personnel. Topics include:
  • what is a confined space
  • hazards and identification
  • preparation for entry
  • working in confined spaces
  • SCBA
  • rescue exercises

Successful completion requires full course attendance, a written examination and a demonstration of practical skills, including entry into a confined space and rescue simulation wearing self-contained breathing apparatus. An industry standard training certificate valid for three years will be issued.
Fee: $275
• Oct. 26, Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fall Protection • XOCH 0520
Gain the knowledge required to work safely in areas exposed to fall hazards. Upon completion, participants will be able to recognize hazards and to identify and apply fall protection controls.
Fee: $275
• Oct. 27, Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Traffic Control Person (TC) • SFLG 0610
This comprehensive, two-day standardized course for Traffic Control Persons (TCPs) consists of classroom and practical training and is the only program of its kind accepted by WorkSafeBC under Section 18 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation for highrisk traffic control. This two-day training session is designed to qualify those who work as high-risk TCPs throughout BC. Students will learn the following:

  • Roles and responsibilities of TCPs, employers and supervisors
  • Regulations and standards, including those set out by Ministry of Transportation, WorkSafeBC and the
  • Motor Vehicle Act
  • Traffic control equipment and devices, including personal protective equipment
  • Setting up, maintaining and removing work zones
  • Working around equipment
  • Basic and advanced traffic control skills

To successfully complete the course, the participant must pass both the written exam with a minimum markof 80% and the practical evaluation with 100%. Records of completion are provided by the BCCSA and are valid
for three years. The BCCSA is the WorkSafeBC approved certifier of all high-risk traffic control persons in BC.
Fee: $375
• Oct. 14 and 15, Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

FOODSAFE, Level 1 • XOCH 0850
This is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for food service establishment operators and front line food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers and deli workers. The course covers important food safety and worker safety information including foodborne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing.
Fee: $115
Dates Choose one)
• Oct. 13 and 14, Friday, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. –3 p.m.
• Nov. 24 and 25; Friday: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Serving It Right • XFOO 0850
Serving It Right educates licensees, managers, and servers about their legal responsibilities when serving liquor and provides effective techniques to prevent problems related to the service of liquor. If you are looking for employment or planning to operate a business like a restaurant or pub that services alcohol this course is a must. This course is delivered in a classroom with a facilitator.
• Nov. 28, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.