STS Workplace Safety Training Courses

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Overview

This interactive facilitator-directed class focuses on the legislation, standards and best practices and their application in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete in-class assignments and will be given tools necessary to ensure transition from the classroom to the workplace.

STS Group’s Basics of Supervisor training program is designed to give individuals with charge of a workplace or authority over a worker the essential training to increase competency in the delivery of their duties. This Basics of Supervisor training is intended for all levels of supervision and not just frontline supervisors.

Participants will learn how to effectively fulfil their role as a supervisor under applicable provincial or federal legislation. This program will teach supervisors to manage health and safety in the workplace and provide the tools needed to meet their health and safety responsibilities. They will learn how safety, when managed properly, helps increase construction and contractor efficiency.

Audience

Supervisors and/or managers involved in the following industries:

  • Construction
  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Mining
  • Health care
  • Retail

Topics

  • Review of applicable legislation including provincial Acts, Canada Labour Code Part II, Regulations, Codes and Standards.
  • Identify the duties and responsibilities of a constructor, employer, supervisor, and workers as detailed in the applicable legislation.
  • Learn how to integrate health and safety into the supervisor’s daily activities of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling work.
  • Understanding how to communicate effectively with inspectors, workers and peers.
  • Develop and motivate work teams and address performance issues.
  • Risk Assessment using RACE methodology
  • Communicating hazard information through safety talks and worker orientations
  • Investigate incidents and determine the underlying causes
  • Work stoppage and work refusal process and the role of the supervisor
  • Enforcing health and safety rules – discipline
  • Documenting workplace activities in a logbook

Duration

2 Days

Evaluation

In-Class Assignments and Written Assessment

Certification

Wallet and Wall Certificate

Overview

STS Group Inc. is a TSSA approved training provider for CH-1 - Construction Heater training program with and input of greater than 400,000 BTUH. This training program is designed to provide all participants with a level of knowledge and experience that meets TSSA standards. It will help ensure participants can safely activate, connect and disconnect propane torches, heaters and other propane fueled appliances.

Audience

Anyone operating propane fueled equipment is required by law to complete authorized propane safety training and is required to hold a certificate or ROT (Record of Training).

Topics

Connection & Use of Construction Heaters over 400,000 BTU

Activating, Connecting and Disconnecting Propane Heaters over 400,000 BTU (British Thermal Units) from Piping, Tubing or a Propane Cylinder.

Connection & Use of Propane Torches

 This program educates participants on propane cylinders, how to use torches and regulators and regulating pressure from propane tanks to heaters.

Propane Cylinder Handling & Exchange

Participants gain an understanding of the various types and sizes of propane cylinders; receiving and storage of cylinders at the construction site; transporting cylinders around the construction site; and regulatory requirements of cylinder use.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the evaluation participants will receive wallet card and record of training.

Certification is valid for three years from the date of training.

Duration

4 Hours

Overview

STS Group Inc. is a TSSA approved training provider for the CH2 - Construction Heater training program. This training program is designed to provide all participants with a level of knowledge and experience that meets TSSA standards. It will help ensure participants can safely activate, connect and disconnect propane torches, heaters and other propane fueled appliances.

Audience

Anyone operating propane fueled equipment is required by law to complete authorized propane safety training and is required to hold a certificate or ROT (Record of Training).

Topics

Connection & Use of Construction Heaters Up To 400,000 BTU

Activating, Connecting and Disconnecting Propane Heaters up to 400,000 BTU (British Thermal Units) from Piping, Tubing or a Propane Cylinder.

Connection & Use of Propane Torches

 This program educates participants on propane cylinders, how to use torches and regulators and regulating pressure from propane tanks to heaters.

Propane Cylinder Handling & Exchange

Participants gain an understanding of the various types and sizes of propane cylinders; receiving and storage of cylinders at the construction site; transporting cylinders around the construction site; and regulatory requirements of cylinder use.

Certification

Wallet Card

Duration

4 Hours

Overview

Chainsaws if used incorrectly, can be one of the most dangerous tools. Unsafe, incorrect or careless operation of a chainsaw can result in serious injuries to both the operator and others nearby.

This STS Group’s Chainsaw Safety training program is designed to provide the user with knowledge of the hazards associated with chainsaw use, chainsaw safety features, the use of proper personal protective equipment and safe operating techniques and procedures.

Audience

Forestry workers such as loggers, fallers, buckers, limbers, choppers, landing chasers, logging operators, employers, and others who use chainsaws as part of their operation.

Topics

Topics included but not limited to:

  • Common hazards and protection measures
  • Starting the saw while it is safely on the ground
  • Forces – Pull, Push and Kickback
  • Vibrations, Noise
  • Flying debris
  • Proper Personal Protective Equipment requirements
  • Safe operating techniques
  • Preparing and maintaining the saw
  • Operating the saw
  • Transporting and storing the saw
  • Storing the saw
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Parts of the chainsaw
  • Saw maintenance and sharpening
  • Effective tree-cutting techniques, including notching and cutting, limbing and bucking, with a strong emphasis on safety
  • Forestry danger zones and hazardous trees
  • Proper stance
  • Operator fatigue
  • Fueling

Prerequisites

None

Evaluation

Written and Practical Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card

Validity

3 years

Overview

Confined spaces are dangerous and can be found in many workplaces including construction sites, municipalities, hospitals, factories and others. Failure to identify a confined space and to properly assess the hazards in these spaces and create an entry plan can lead to catastrophes.

STS Group’s Confined Awareness training is designed to provide supervisors, entrants and attendants with knowledge of the regulations and how to work safely in and around confined spaces. If you have a confined space on-site, all workers should be trained in the hazards of confined space and this course offers general knowledge and awareness which must be given before anyone works around a confined space.

Audience

Entrants, attendants, supervisors

Topics

  • Responsibilities of Workplace Parties (employer, supervisors, workers)
  • Elements of a Confined Space Program
  • Hazard Assessment: Recognizing, Assessing, Controlling or Eliminating Hazards
  • Entry Plan and Entry Permits
  • Rescue Planning

Prerequisites

None

Evaluation

Written and Practical Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card

Validity

3 years

Overview

STS Group’s Confined Space Rescue training program is designed to provide critical information to all persons associated with Confined Space Entry. This program will educate workers of the risks and controls related to working within, or in the vicinity of confined spaces such as excavations, tunnels, tanks, pipes, silos, pits, or sumps, or working as an attendant or a rescuer.

Audience

Joint Health and Safety Committee members, Managers, Supervisors, Entrants, Attendants, Rescue Personnel

Topics

  • Definitions and Application of Confined Space with Multi-Employer
  • Confined Space with Multi-Employer Involvement
  • Confined Space Program Requirements
  • Assessment of Confined Space
  • Entry Plan Development
  • Hazard Assessment: Recognition, Assessment and Controlling Hazards
  • Plan-Specific Training (Workplaces other than projects)
  • Training (Projects)
  • Entry Permits
  • On-Site Rescue Procedures and Rescue Equipment
  • Methods of Communication
  • Personal Protective Equipment, Clothing and Devices
  • Isolation of Energy and Control of Materials Movement
  • Means for Entering and Exiting Confined Space
  • Unauthorized Entry
  • Atmospheric Testing
  • Explosive and Flammable Substances
  • Ventilation and Purging
  • Record Taking and Keeping

Prerequisites

None

Evaluation

Written and Practical Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card

Validity

3 years

Overview

This course on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. This course meets the WSIB’s legislative requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). First Aid training is not included with CPR & AED courses.​

Topics

Topics for this training session include but are not limited to the following modules:

  • Responding to Emergencies
  • The First Aiders Role
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Recovery position
  • Choking – adult
  • Assisting with medications
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Stroke
  • CPR  and AED– adult
  • Deadly bleeding
  • Choking — child and baby
  • CPR — child and baby

Duration

5 Hours

Overview

STS Group’s Emergency First Aid/CPR/AED training is approved by the WSIB. This basic 1-day course offers lifesaving first aid and CPR skills that will ensure participants are prepared to provide assistance and practical advice in medical emergencies.

Topics

Topics for this training session include but are not limited to the following modules:

  • Preparing to respond – Legislation, priorities, regulation 1101 requirements
  • Choking rescue Conscious and Unconscious (Adult, child, Infant)
  • Offering assistance where a person Falls, suffers fractures and/or cuts
  • Bone, Muscle and joint Injuries
  • Recognition and treatment of head and spinal injuries
  • Identification and treatment of shock
  • Wound basics (minor cuts, scrapes, punctures, burns)
  • Treating burns
  • Circumstances and treatment of poisons
  • Causes and treatment of seizures
  • CPR for Adults and Defibrillator use

Prerequisites

None

Duration

1 Day

Evaluation

Written and Practical Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card – Valid for 3 years

Overview

STS Group’s Fall Protection training program is designed for any and all workers who are not working in the construction sector.

This includes workers who work on ladders and other similar platforms, workers who perform any job function where they are not protected by a guardrail or other similar structure, or workers who are at risk of falling into a hazardous chemical substance or hazardous object such as equipment while operating.

STS Group’s fall protection training program provides mandatory theoretical and practical knowledge for working safely when exposed to a risk of fall.  Students will obtain hands-on use in connecting different types of fall protection system and inspecting the components of selected fall protection equipment.

Audience

STS Group’s Fall Protection training program is designed for any and all workers who are not working in the construction sector.

Topics

 Topics included but are not limited to the following:

  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Applicable Regulatory Standards
  • Introduction to Fall Prevention
  • Ladders and Similar Equipment
  • Guardrail Systems and Protective Covers
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment and Systems
  • Travel Restraint, Fall Restricting and Fall Arrest Systems
  • Components of Personal Fall Protection Systems
  • The Anchor Point
  • Full Body Harness
  • Connecting Lanyard and Lifeline
  • Shock Absorber
  • Locking Snap Hook and Carabiner
  • Fall Arrest Safety Planning

Emergency Rescue Plans

Prerequisites

None

Duration

4 Hours

Evaluation

Written and Practical Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card – Valid for 3 years

Course Overview

STS Group’s Health and Safety Representative training is a half-day, instructor led course which is designed to provide workers of federally-regulated companies with the necessary tools and skills required to make effective recommendations to management through knowledge, inspection, and communication.

Targeted Audience

Workers, supervisors, managers of federally regulated companies include the federal government, broadcasting, telecommunications, railways, banks, airport transportation, ship yards, and transportation companies.

Topics

Topics included but are not limited to the following:

  • Rights, duties and responsibilities of the workplace parties;
  • Duties and responsibilities of the Health and Safety Representative under CLC Part II;
  • Common workplace hazards;
  • Hazard recognition, assessment, control, and evaluation (RACE methodology) of hazard controls;
  • Resolving workplace issues, including work refusals
  • Health and safety resources available to the workplace parties.
  • In addition to a basic HSR training program, HSRs should take sector specific health and safety training to address hazards that are specific to their workplaces

Course Materials

Participant manual, printout of Canada labour Code, test, record of attendance and wall certificate.

Why You Need It

Part II of the Canada Labour Code promotes workers’ health and safety in Federally Regulated workplaces. STS Group offers the Work Place Health and Safety Committee training for federal organization.

For workplaces with fewer than 20 workers a Work Place Health and Safety Representative is required. Where there are 20 or more workers, a Work Place Health and Safety committee is required unless an exemption is issued by the Minister of Labour. Notwithstanding the exemption, a Health and Safety Representative is required. In a workplace where there is more than 300 workers, a Policy Health and Safety Committee is required.

All workers acting as a Health and Safety Representative, Work Place Health and Safety Committee Member, or Policy Health and Safety Committee Member must receive training that is specific to their required duties as described by Part II of the Canada Labour Code.

Course Overview

This interactive accelerated one day training program is ideal for workers that have participated in any capacity as a member of a health and safety or policy committee.

Audience

Chief Executive Officers, Vice Presidents, Managers, Supervisors and Employees who were either voted or appointed as an organizations Health and safety Representative, Work Place Health and Safety Committee or Policy Health and Safety Committee which are within the federal jurisdiction such as, but not limited to:

  • Railways
  • Highway transport
  • Telephone and telegraph systems
  • Pipelines
  • Canals
  • Ferries, tunnels and bridges
  • Shipping and shipping services
  • Radio and television broadcasting and cable systems
  • Airports
  • Banks

Topics

Some of the topics include but are not limited to the following areas of training:

  • Legislation prescribed by Part II of the Canada Labour Code
  • Rights, duties and responsibilities of the workplace parties;
  • Common workplace hazards at federal organisation
  • Hazard recognition, assessment, control, and evaluation (RACE methodology) of hazard controls;
  • Applying the RACE methodology (recognize, assess, control and evaluate) to a workplace hazard; and
  • Health and safety resources available to the workplace parties.
  • In addition to a basic training program, it should take sector specific health and safety training to address hazards that are specific to their workplaces
  • Incident investigation
  • Enforcement and consequences of non-compliance
  • Criminal liability

Course Materials

Participant manual, printout of Canada labour Code, test, record of attendance and wall certificate.

Duration

8 Hours

Overview

Employers are required to ensure that their workers have received instruction, training and testing prior to the operation of any forklifts or powered lift trucks. Workers must be familiar with performing pre-use inspections, the operation procedures and should be able to demonstrate competency in accordance with the MOL’s Guidelines for The Safe Operation and Maintenance of Powered Lift Trucks.

STS Group’s Forklift training program is designed to provide the operator with the skills and knowledge required to become a Safe Forklift Operator.  This course is ideal for both new and experienced operators, as it is designed to reinforce the importance of proper safety and handling techniques.

Audience

Mandatory for all workers who operate forklifts.

Legislation

CSA B335-15, Ont. Reg. 851, Ont. Reg. 67, Ont. Reg. 213/91, OHSA S.25.

Topics

  • Legislative Requirements
  • Causes of Forklift Accidents and Incidents
  • Responsibilities of the workers, supervisors and employers
  • Identify various types of lift trucks
  • Hazard Identification: Eliminating and Controlling
  • Forklift Safe Operation Procedures
  • Forklift Pre-Use Inspection, maintenance and records
  • Centre of Gravity
  • Lift capacity and load limitations of forklift
  • Speed, Acceleration, Sharp Cornering
  • Forklift Components
  • Fuel safety for both electric and propane equipment

Evaluation

Written and Practical Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card

Validity

3 years

Why You Need It

Part II of the Canada Labour Code relates to Occupational health and safety and reflects the desire to reduce workplace injuries and accidents in workplaces under federal jurisdiction. Part II promotes workers’ health and safety with a focus on risk assessments and hazard analysis as a tool to prevent workplace exposures and physical accidents.

Overview

Participants in this program will gain an understanding of their responsibilities, learn how to resolve complaints and work refusals, identify and control work hazards, assist in an accident investigation, and finally mandatory annual reporting requirements.

With more than 32 years of experience in health & safety training, STS Group’s extensive and inclusive instructor lead training programs can be delivered either at your site, or at one of our scheduled locations.

Audience

Employers, managers, supervisors and employees that work within the federal jurisdiction such as:

  • The Federal Government and Crown Corporations
  • Banking Industry
  • Communications
  • Transportation - airports, railways, trucking etc.
  • Exploration of and development of petroleum on lands subject to federal jurisdiction.

Topics

Some of the topics include but are not limited to the following areas of training:

  • Introduction and Internal Responsibility System
  • Rights and responsibilities of employers (managers and supervisors)
  • Ways to meet employer responsibilities
  • Due diligence
  • Rights and responsibilities of employees
  • Responsibilities of health and safety committees and representatives
  • Workplace inspections
  • Resolving complaints and work refusals
  • Incident investigation
  • Enforcement and consequences of non-compliance
  • Criminal liability
  • Mandatory reporting requirements

Duration

4 Hours

Why You Need It

The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires certification of at least two members of a Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) for organizations with 20 or more employees with one member representing workers and one member representing management.

To become a certified member of the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC), members must successfully complete the sector-specific Part II of the certification training within six months of completing Part I.

Overview

STS Group is approved by the Ontario Chief Prevention Officer to provide the Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) training.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will gain the necessary knowledge and tools required to fulfill their legislated duties and support workplace parties in understanding their roles in preventing occupational injuries and illnesses as part of the internal responsibility system.

Topics

Training Topics included but not limited to the following:

  • Introduction to JHSCs
  • The Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations
  • Health and Safety Programs and Policies
  • JHSC Members Powers and Rights
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Workplace Parties
  • Hazard Assessments – Recognition, Assessment and Controlling Hazards
  • Workplace Inspections and Reporting
  • Investigations Processes

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain their role as a certified member
  • Explain the roles of workplace parties
  • Identify health and safety legislation, and demonstrate how to access it
  • Explain basic rights, responsibilities, and training requirements
  • Describe the purpose, legal requirements for, and rights and duties of the JHSC and its members
  • Describe how a functioning JHSC works
  • Describe the basic process of recognizing, assessing, controlling, and evaluating hazards
  • Explain hazard recognition and the process of workplace inspections
  • Describe methods of hazard assessment, control, and evaluation
  • Practice recognizing, assessing, controlling, and evaluating hazard controls

Duration

3 Days

Certification

Wallet and MOL Certificates

Overview

This training will provide students with knowledge on significant hazards specific to their workplace/sector, how to identify and control them and provide techniques to generate corrective action plans with the recommendations.

For companies in Ontario with more than 20 workers, having a JHSC is a legal requirement under section 8 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. This part two training is industry specific such as Construction, Manufacturing, Agricultural.

STS Group’s Joint Health and safety training focuses on the legislation, standards and best practices of their application in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete in class assignments and be given tools necessary to ensure transition from classroom to workplace.

Audience

Employers, Supervisors and Workers in both federal and provincial workplaces including:

  • Construction
  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Mining
  • Health care
  • Retail

Topics

  • Workplace Specific Hazard Assessment (participants conduct a risk assessment after completing JHSC Part 1)
  • Specific Hazards for different types of industries: Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial, etc.
  • Hazard identification, assessment, control or eliminate, implementing and re-assessing control measures (RACER methodology)

Topics

  • Workplace Specific Hazard Assessment (participants conduct a risk assessment after completing JHSC Part 1)
  • Specific Hazards for different types of industries: Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial, etc.
  • Hazard identification, assessment, control or eliminate, implementing and re-assessing control measures (RACER methodology)

Prerequisites

JHSC Part 1 Basic Certification required

Certification

JHSC Part 2 Workplace Specific Hazard Certification, Certified JHSC Member Wallet Card

Validity

It expires within 3 years and in order to maintain the certification you must have to take one day refresher training.

Why You Need It

Being a leading cause of traumatic fatalities and injuries in Canadian workplaces and homes, the risk of using a ladder is often underestimated. STS Group’s ladder safety training program is designed to increase ladder safety awareness for use both at home and in workplaces.

Course Overview

STS Group’s Ladder Training Program provides the participants with essential knowledge on ladder types and applications in various work and personal scenarios. The STS Group’s practical scenarios provide the essential skills to work safely and effectively on ladders. Participants will be required the demonstrate the ability to set up and use different ladder types.

This training provides a baseline of knowledge to the participants. The employer or supervisor is still required to provide training on the specific ladder types used in the workplace.

Topics

Part 1: Theory Based

  • Introduction to ladders types
  • Rights and Responsibilities (OHSA)
  • Fall Hazard Identification and Controls
  • Proper ladder set up
  • Introduction to Personal Fall Protection Equipment

Part 2: Practical Based

  • Ladder Pre-use Safety Inspection
  • Ladder set up
  • Step Ladder
  • Platform Ladder
  • Straight Ladder
  • Extension Ladder
  • All participants will be required to demonstrate the ability to safely climb and descend a ladder

Course Overview

Failure to control the release of hazardous energy, while servicing and maintaining equipment has the potential to cause some of the most severe injuries in our workplaces today.This training program was designed to ensure employees, managers and supervisors understand that hazards associated with uncontrolled energy sources and will learn how to practice methods of controlling energy through the use of a lockout program.

Targeted Audience

All employees, Maintenance Personnel, Supervisors, Operators.

Topics

  • Legislation Requirements
  • Purpose of Lockout/Tagout
  • Understanding Applicable Energy Source
  • Methods of Obtaining Zero Energy State
  • Workers Rights under the OHSA
  • When Lockout/Tagout is Required
  • Potential Hazards
  • Lockout Devices
  • Lockout/Tagout Procedures

Evaluation

Written Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card

Why You Need It

STS Group Inc. offers industry leading, one day Health and Safety Representative training. If your organization employs between 6 - 19 workers and/or have between 1-5 workers and have a designated substance on site or MOL Inspector orders you to have a Health and Safety Representative, then this is the compliance program best suited for your workplace Health and Safety Representatives.

Section 8 of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) outlines the duties and powers of Health and Safety Representative. A new amendment to this section 8 (5.1-5.3), requires all the employer or constructor to ensure that Heath and Safety Representative receive training that enables them to exercise their powers and perform their duties effectively.

Course Overview

STS Group’s Health and Safety Representative training is a full day course and it is designed to provide the necessary tools and skills to make effective recommendations to management through knowledge, inspection, and communication.

Targeted Audience

 Employers, Supervisors and Workers in both federal and provincial workplaces including:

  • Construction
  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Mining
  • Health care
  • Retail

Topics

  • Occupational health and safety and the law;
  • Rights, duties and responsibilities of the workplace parties;
  • Duties and responsibilities of the HSR under the OHSA;
  • Common workplace hazards;
  • Hazard recognition, assessment, control, and evaluation (RACE methodology) of hazard controls;
  • Applying the RACE methodology (recognize, assess, control and evaluate) to a workplace hazard; and
  • Health and safety resources available to the workplace parties.
  • In addition to a basic HSR training program, HSRs should take sector specific health and safety training to address hazards that are specific to their workplaces

Course Overview

STS Group Inc. is a TSSA approved training provider for the RE-O Roofing Equipment Operator Certificate. This training program is designed to provide all participants with a level of knowledge and experience that meets TSSA standards. It will help ensure participants can safely operate a tar or bitumen roofing kettle.

Targeted Audience

Anyone operating propane fueled tar or bitumen kettle is required by law to complete authorized propane safety training and is required to hold a certificate or ROT (Record of Training).

Topics

Connection & Use of the tar kettle

Activating, Connecting and Disconnecting Propane burners from Piping, Tubing or a Propane Cylinder.

Propane Cylinder Handling & Exchange

Participants will gain an understanding of the various types and sizes of propane cylinders; receiving and storage of cylinders at the construction site; transporting cylinders around the construction site; and regulatory requirements of cylinder use.

 

Duration

4 Hours

Certification

Upon successful completion of the evaluation participants will receive wallet card and record of training.  Certification is valid for three years from the date of training.

Overview

This course will provide operators with an understanding of the hazards associated with operating aerial lifting devices, the proper inspection and safe operation of the devices. The course focuses on self-propelled elevated work platforms (scissor lifts) and self-propelled boom supported elevated work platforms (boom lifts). Fall Arrest use with an aerial lifting device is also covered in this training.

Legislation: Ont. Reg. 851 – Industrial Establishments s. 51(2), Ont. Reg. 213/91 Construction Projects s.147.1

Audience

Mandatory training program for all those who are authorized to operate elevated work platforms.

Topics

  • Legislative Requirements
  • Responsibilities of the workers, supervisors and employers
  • Identify various types of elevated work platforms
  • Authorization of Use
  • Common causes of accidents
  • Equipment Characteristics
  • Stability of Aerial Lift
  • Lift capacity and Load Charts
  • Pre-use inspection, maintenance and records
  • Operating Instructions
  • Refueling
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • Lift Maintenance
  • Operating Hazards and Precautions
  • Review of Fall Protection

Prerequisites

All lifting devices must be provided and certified as per Ont. Reg. 851.

Evaluation

Written and Practical Assessment

Certification

Wall and wallet certificate

Validity

3 years

Overview

Duration: 2 Days / 16 Hrs.

STS Group is an approved WSIB provider of Standard First Aid/CPR/AED training. Our instructors have been carefully selected and trained to deliver training that meets the WSIB requirements.

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (W.S.I.A.) Regulation 1101 Section (9), (10) and (11) require that ‘Every employer employing more than 5 workers in a workplace in any one shift at the place of employment…(2) shall insure that the first aid station is at all times in the charge of a worker who (a) is the holder of a valid…Emergency/Standard First Aid Certificate or its equivalent…’

Topics

Topics for this training session include but are not limited to the following modules:

  • Scene Management
  • EMS System and the 911 System
  • Disease Prevention / Blood Bourne Pathogens
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking (Adults, children and babies)
  • Heart attack/Angina & Stroke/TIA: Recognition
  • CPR for adults, children and babies
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Muscle and Joint Injuries: Bleeding and Shock
  • Wound Basics (minor cuts, scrapes, punctures, bruises and burns)
  • Burns, Poisons, Legislative Considerations
  • Heat and Cold Emergencies
  • Anaphylactic Shock - Asthma and Allergies
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Seizures or Convulsions (includes infant/child high fever)
  • Falls and Full Body Assessment
  • Emergency Transport Emergency

Prerequisites

None.

Evaluation

Written and Practical Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card – Valid for 3 years

Why You Need It

STS Group’s WHMIS 2015 training is intended for all workers that work with or in the proximity of any hazardous products set out under the Federal and Provincial Regulations.

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, commonly known as WHMIS, was updated in 2015 to the Globally Harmonized System of Classifications and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) to provide more standardized language on labels and safety data sheets, ensuring employers and workers receive the same core information about a product, regardless of supplier.

Although the old system was updated to a standardized format, the responsibilities of workers, employers, and suppliers have not changed. 

Overview

WHMIS 2015 training addresses some hazardous properties of chemicals that are not addressed in WHMIS 1988 (e.g. specific target organ toxicity – single exposure and aspiration hazard).

Targeted Audience

All workers, employers, suppliers, importers, manufacturers, distributors, transport workers, emergency responders and consumers.

Topics

Topics included but not limited to the following:

  • Legislative Standards
  • Employer, Worker and Supplier Responsibilities/Duties
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Consumer Hazard Symbol Identification and Classification
  • Health Hazards
  • Supplier and Workplace Labels
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Control Methods of Hazardous Substances and Storage
  • Spill Control

Evaluation

In-Class Practical Exercises and Written Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card

Overview

Duration: 8hrs

STS Group’s CPO approved Working at Heights training program delivers mandatory baseline training which is mandatory for all workers who work on construction sites and are exposed to risks of fall.

The employer or supervisor is required to provide specific training on the types of equipment used on site. STS Group also offers fall protection training specific to equipment and according to workers’ needs.

STS Group’s approved training program provides workers with the required knowledge for working at heights safely. Students will obtain hands-on use in connecting different types of fall protection equipment and inspecting the components of selected fall protection equipment.

This course also addresses safe practices and procedures as specified in Construction Regulation by the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Targeted Audience

Supervisors/Managers and all workers who work on construction projects and are exposed to risks of fall.

Part 1: Theory

  • Introduction to Working at Heights
  • Rights and Responsibilities (OHSA)
  • Fall Hazard Identification and Controls
  • Warning Methods and Physical Barriers
  • Ladders and Similar Equipment
  • Introduction to Personal Fall Protection Equipment

Part 2: Practical

  • Introduction to Personal Fall Protection Systems
    • Travel Restraint System
    • Fall Restricting System
    • Fall Arrest System
  • Understanding the Components of Personal Fall Protection Systems
    • The Anchor Point
    • Full Body Harness
    • Connecting Lanyard and Lifeline
    • Shock Absorber
    • Locking Snap Hook and Carabiner
  • Inspection of Personal Fall Protection Components
  • Connecting Personal Fall Protection Systems
  • Rescue Plan

Why You Need It

Workplace harassment and violence can affect all business sectors and occupations. STS Group’s industry-leading Workplace Harassment and Violence Policy and Program provides the employer with a baseline appropriate to building a fully compliant and effective harassment and violence program. In order for the employer to maximize the policy and program effectiveness, the STS technical writer will rely on information provided by the employer on workplace harassment and violence risk assessment.

Failure to prevent inappropriate or unacceptable behaviors has financial consequences. Costs are associated with: investigation time, loss of productivity, poisoned working environment, absenteeism, and worst case scenario, loss-time injuries. Workers directly or indirectly affected by workplace harassment and violence suffer anxiety and may become less productive and less committed to their work.

All provincial and federal legislation require employers to prepare a written harassment and violence policy and program to implement that policy.

Course Overview

The STS Group’s workplace harassment and violence policy and program is undertaken and delivered based on legislative standards, employer risk assessment, and best practices.

The final workplace harassment and violence policy and program will detail duties and responsibilities of workplace parties, and procedures associated with prevention and management in the event of harassment or violence in the workplace.

The STS Group’s workplace harassment and violence policy and program will assist the employer to meet this legislative requirement.

Targeted Audience

Employers, Supervisors and Workers in both federal and provincial workplaces.

Deliverables

  • A printed and bound copy of the policy and program
  • An electronic version of the policy and program

Why You Need It

Workplace harassment and violence can affect all business sectors and occupations. STS Group’s industry-leading Workplace Harassment and Violence Risk Assessment provides the employer with a sound foundation appropriate to building a fully compliant and effective harassment and violence program.

Failure to prevent inappropriate or unacceptable behaviors has financial consequences. Costs are associated with: investigation time, loss of productivity, poisoned working environment, absenteeism, and worst case scenario, loss-time injuries. Workers directly or indirectly affected by workplace harassment and violence suffer anxiety and may become less productive and less committed to their work.

All provincial and federal legislation requires the employers to prepare a written harassment and violence risk assessment that identifies all potential internal and external risks that may affect workers, visitors and guests, and where applicable, the general public.

The STS Group’s risk assessment is designed to ensure the employer, supervisors and employees concerns and potential risk to harassment and violence are identified.

Course Overview

The STS Group’s workplace harassment and violence risk assessment is undertaken and delivered based on legislative standards, worker reports, existing known risks (internal and external), and considers the potential for harassment and violence including potential random sources.

The final report will highlight all risks identified and all reasonable sources of risks. Controls will be reviewed and discussed according to the organization’s capacity to implement.

Targeted Audience

Employers, Supervisors and Workers in both federal and provincial workplaces.

Deliverables

  • A printed and bound copy of the report
    An electronic version of the report

Why You Need It

Workplace harassment and violence can affect all business sectors and occupations. STS Group’s compliant Workplace Harassment and Violence Training provides the participant with a basic knowledge and understanding of legislated standards and requirements.

Failure to prevent inappropriate or unacceptable behaviors has financial consequences. Costs are associated with: investigation time, loss of productivity, poisoned working environment, absenteeism, and worst case scenario, loss-time injuries. Workers directly or indirectly affected by workplace harassment and violence suffer anxiety and may become less productive and less committed to their work.

All provincial and federal legislation requires the employers to train workers on harassment and violence prevention.

This basic training program is designed to assist the employer, supervisors and employees to understand legislative requirements and best practice standards related to workplace harassment and violence.

Course Overview

The STS Group’s workplace harassment and violence training program is developed and delivered based on legislative standards and best practices.

This course defines the terms associated with workplace harassment and violence. It explains obligation of all workplace parties to assess and re-assess, report, and participate in investigations related to workplace harassment and violence.

Targeted Audience

Employers, Supervisors and Workers in both federal and provincial workplaces.

Topics

  • Workplace Violence and Harassment Definitions under the applicable legislation
  • Legislative changes and impact on the employer and supervisor
  • Workplace Harassment and Violence Hazard Assessment
  • Elements of Workplace Harassment and Violence Policies and Programs
  • Understanding Workplace Harassment including Sexual Harassment
  • Worker training
  • Prevention and Controls for Workplace Harassment and Violence
  • Investigating and managing reports of harassment

Why You Need It

Workplace harassment and violence can affect all business sectors and occupations. STS Group’s customized Workplace Harassment and Violence Risk Assessment service, Program Development and Training is unique for each organization.

Failure to prevent inappropriate or unacceptable behaviors has financial consequences. Costs are associated with: investigation time, loss of productivity, poisoned working environment, absenteeism, and worst case scenario, loss-time injuries. Workers directly or indirectly affected by workplace harassment and violence suffer anxiety and may become less productive and less committed to their work.

All provincial and federal legislation requires the employers to perform a written risk assessment, develop workplace harassment and violence prevention policies as well as a training program which is specifically designed to implement these policies.

This comprehensive three-stage program (assessment, policy and program, and training) is designed to assist the employer, supervisors and employees to identify and manage risks and controls associated with workplace harassment and violence.

Course Overview

This course defines the terms associated with workplace violence and harassment. It explains employer’s obligation to assess and re-assess the risks of workplace violence and harassment.

  1. Risk Assessment – The STS Group’s Auditors will attend on site and conduct a
  2. Policy and Program
  3. Training

Targeted Audience

Employers, Supervisors and Workers in both federal and provincial workplaces.

Topics

  • Workplace Violence and Harassment Definitions under the applicable legislation
  • Legislative changes and impact on the employer and supervisor
  • Workplace Harassment and Violence Hazard Assessment
  • Elements of Workplace Harassment and Violence Policies and Programs
  • Understanding Workplace Harassment including Sexual Harassment
  • Worker training
  • Prevention and Controls for Workplace Harassment and Violence
  • Investigating and managing reports of harassment

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