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Health and 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 and maintaining a sanitary food service operation.

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.

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.

Ground Disturbance–Level 1 • XWRK 0592
Level I is for anyone in construction, mining, petroleum and other industries performing excavation in a nonsupervisory role. Students will learn about a code of practice, recognition of hazards, underground structures and emergency procedures. Participants will be able to identify the minimum sources for searching for underground structures and to know how to use
permits and pre-job safety meetings effectively. Valid across Canada for three years.

Ground Disturbance–Level 2 • XWRK 0590
Level II is directed specifically for heavy equipment operators, vac truck d rivers, all supervisors and anyone operating independently or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits in construction, mining, petroleum and other industries. Students must have a solid language competency to cover the extensive material about regulations, variances and emergency
response plans for ground disturbance. Valid across Canada for three years.

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.

Changes to WHMIS
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.

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.

Traffic Control Certification • XFLG 0610
The BCCSA is the WorkSafeBC approved certifier of all high-risk traffic control persons in BC. This twoday 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

Traffic Control - Re-qualification (1 day)

TCPs whose three year record of completion is about to expire must successfully complete the requalification process. The new Traffic Management Manual takes effect December 1, 2019 and the BCCSA needs to educate TCPs who are re-qualifying on the new standards. The one-day re-qualification course will emphasize safe work practices and further safety in the (high hazard) traffic control industry. The new one-day re-qualification course will be mandatory starting on Jan. 1, 2019. All TCPs in the province of BC will be required to take the 1 day re-qualification course in order to renew their TCP certificate. The option to take the two-day training course instead of the 1 day refresher will also be available.

The following courses can be arranged on demand for online delivery or face-to-face:

Serving It Right
Camp/Prep Cook Training Program (call for a quote)

If you don’t see the course you want listed, call to inquire, we are happy to bid on both credit and noncredit courses and programs.

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