Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)
What chemicals do you
work with daily and how do you protect yourself against harm when
working with them? This course will cover the WHMIS classification
system, different labels, how to read an MSDS sheet and how to
implement a WHMIS program.
WHMIS - Plus
This in-depth course
is the second part to the half-day WHMIS course. This course will
cover information on chemicals specific to your workplace. Examples
include: isocyanates, solvents, glues, resins etc. This course will
be tailored to your specific chemical needs.
Never worry that you
are wearing the incorrect respiratory protection again! Learn how to
select the appropriate respiratory protection based on the type of
work that you perform. This course includes instruction on dust
masks, half or full face respirators, supplied air respirators and
self-contained breathing apparatus. This course will also cover WCB
requirements and respirator cartridge selection.
Be back smart! Learn
how to protect your back while you work. This course will cover the
common causes of back injury, prevention exercises, proper lifting
techniques and work area organization and layout.
Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention
injuries such as sprains, strains and inflammation are far too
common. Learn how to identify factors that place you at risk for
Musculoskeletal Injuries (MSI); how to prevent MSI; how to use
control measures to reduce the risk of an MSI. Recognize the signs
and symptoms of MSI and understand the potential health effects.
So, you have asbestos
at your site. Now what? Learn labelling, inspection, document
review, inventory, risk assessment and worker training and program
requirements so your workplace will be compliant with the WCB