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Health & Safety

Let our trained instructors take you through the basics and beyond of how to keep yourself, your family and your co-workers healthy and safe in any situation!

Choose from the following course offerings:

Basic computer skills are recommended for all online courses.

All of our courses can be customized to meet your needs.  If you require training for your business or organization, training can be set up just for you at our location or on-site.

If you are interested in any of the courses listed above or in Health and Safety programming not listed, please contact the Business Development Coordinator.

Email or phone 306.862.9849

NOTE:  Registration deadline is 1 week prior to course start date.  Minimum enrollment is required to run all Continuing Education classes.  Full payment or sponsorship is required to secure your spot in the class.

Refund Policy:

ORIGINAL RECEIPT MUST BE RETURNED BEFORE REFUND WILL BE ISSUED.

Courses available:

Confined Space Entry

A confined space is a location with limited access, difficult to get into or out of, not intended to be occupied by human beings, may contain a hazardous atmosphere or other recognized safety or health hazards.

This one day course involves identification of confined spaces and hazard identification, evaluation and control. The course reinforces the need for proper pre-planning procedures and provides discussion of rescue methods should the confined space worker be in peril. Content includes confined space identification, entry procedures, SCBA equipment, team member roles and responsibilities, review of rescue techniques, lockout tagout,  and safety equipment.

All OH&S legislation pertaining to confined spaces and SCBA will be covered.  Students should wear durable clothing, as the course includes practical exercises. (coveralls also available).  The course length including the theory and practical session is approximately 6-8 hrs.  All students who complete the course successfully will each receive a personal wallet size certificate.

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 and The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996 Section 19(1) An employer shall ensure that a worker is trained in all matters that are necessary to protect the health and safety of the worker. 19(2) The training required by subsection (1) must include: 19(2)(a) procedures to be taken in the event of a fire or emergency.


Tuition: $225.00

Date: 1 November 2021 - 8am to 5pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Fall Protection Awareness

This awareness course is designed for all industrial workers who work at heights, near fall hazards or use fall protection equipment.  This Fall Arrest course includes the following.

  • assessing hazards 
  • fall arrest systems 
  • types of body harness 
  • lanyards 
  • shock absorbers 
  • inertial reels 
  • ropes 
  • inspection of fall protection equipment. 

Students will spend "hands on" time utilizing fall protection equipment in simulated work environments. Applicable legislation is discussed in class. A manual will be supplied for each student. All students who complete the course successfully will receive a personal wallet size certificate.

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 and The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996 Section 19(1) An employer shall ensure that a worker is trained in all matters that are necessary to protect the health and safety of the worker. 19(2) The training required by subsection (1) must include: 19(2)(a) procedures to be taken in the event of a fire or emergency.


Tuition: $225.00

Date: 3 November 2021 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Ground Disturbance Level 2

This course is directed at anyone who undertakes any excavation activity using either powered mechanical or hand equipment. The intent of the program is to provide an awareness of the various safety issues involved in the undertaking of a ground disturbance, as well as the proper procedures that should be followed. Level 2 will cover all aspects of Ground Disturbance, including supervisor’s rights and responsibilities.


Tuition: $225.00

Date: 2 November 2021 - 8am to 5pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

H2S Alive - Hydrogen Sulfide Gas


Hydrogen Sulfide is an extremely dangerous, naturally occurring gas that can be found in and around many worksites. Become informed about the properties of H2S Alive, its effects on the human body, use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and rescue techniques to ensure you stay "H2S Alive".  The H2S Alive course includes sections on:

  • Properties of H2S
  • H2S Locations
  • Health Hazards
  • Initial Response Strategy
  • Approved Respiratory Protective Equipment
  • Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus (SABA)
  • Pre-Use Inspection of Breathing Apparatus
  • Wearing and Operating Breathing Apparatus
  • After-Use Inspection of Breathing Apparatus
  • Detector Tube Devices
  • Operating Detector Tube Devices
  • Electronic Monitors
  • Rescue Techniques
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Case Studies

All students who complete the course successfully will each receive a personal wallet size Enform Certificate.


The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 and The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996 Section 19(1) An employer shall ensure that a worker is trained in all matters that are necessary to protect the health and safety of the worker. 19(2) The training required by subsection (1) must include: 19(2)(a) procedures to be taken in the event of a fire or emergency.

 

 


Tuition: $225.00

Date: 4 November 2021 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Mental Health First Aid

Mental health first aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved.

 

The current program is offered by our partner, Parkland College.  Complete details are at https://parklandcollege.sk.ca/programs/safety/mentalhealthfirstaid.html.


Tuition: $195.00
Books & Supplies: $80.00

Dates: 3 November 2021 to 4 November 2021 - 12pm to 3:30pm
Location: Online
Delivery: Online

Power Engineering (Fireman's Level)

This course is intended to assist students to prepare to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK) Limited Power Engineering (Fireman’s Certificate) exam.

 

Topics include: low pressure heat boilers, fuel and firing equipment, automatic controls, pumps, piping fittings, valves, steam and hot water heating, ventilation, basic electricity, and the Boiler Pressure Vessel Act and Regulations.

 

Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK) at 1-866-530-8599 or https://www.tsask.ca/boiler-pressure-vessels/power-engineers/examination/exam-calendar to book an exam sitting.

 

 


Tuition: $400.00
Books & Supplies: $400.00

Dates: 4 December 2021 to 19 December 2021 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R. Recertification


This program is intended for those who have taken the Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R. combo course within the past three years and need to renew their certification.

 

Level C Standard First Aid/CPR/AED includes:

 

  • Adult/child/baby CPR - one rescuer
  • Adult/child/baby choking
  • Barrier devices/pocket masks
  • AED where legislation permits
  • Adult/child 2-rescuer CPR

 

Please bring your current certification to class.  Red Cross does not allow anyone to recertify if the certificate has expired by even 1 day.


Tuition: $115.00
Books & Supplies: $15.00

Date: 20 November 2021 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 20 November 2021 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 27 November 2021 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 5 February 2022 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 26 February 2022 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 2 April 2022 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 2 April 2022 - 9pm to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 9 April 2022 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Date: 7 May 2022 - 9am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Red Cross Standard First Aid/C.P.R./AED Combo

This comprehensive program includes instruction on the prevention, recognition and treatment of life-threatening emergencies plus certification in CPR as well as an introduction to AED.

 

Level C Standard First Aid/CPR/AED includes:

  • Adult/child/baby CPR - one rescuer
  • Adult/child/baby choking
  • Barrier devices/pocket masks
  • AED where legislation permits
  • Adult/child 2-rescuer CPR

 

Please note that this is a 20-hour course that generally runs over 2-3 days. Please contact one of our offices to confirm the times for your session.

 


Tuition: $195.00
Books & Supplies: $15.00

Dates: 6 November 2021 to 7 November 2021 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 15 January 2022 to 16 January 2022 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 5 February 2022 to 6 February 2022 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 12 February 2022 to 13 February 2022 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 12 March 2022 to 13 March 2022 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 23 April 2022 to 24 April 2022 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 7 May 2022 to 8 May 2022 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 21 May 2022 to 22 May 2022 - 8am to 6pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face

Safe Food Handling Online

Every Food Eating Establishment must have a minimum of one certified food handler working at all times, as required under Section 10 of the Saskatchewan Public Eating Establishment Regulations.

 

The course will cover all aspects of Food Sanitation and results in a national accreditation.

 

This online course can be completed at your own pace. The course consists of modules that must be fully completed followed by a module test. You will have unlimited attempts at passing the module test and must score 100% to proceed to the next module.

 

After completing the course, you will have the option to take the exam immediately or later at a convenient time. When taking the exam you must have valid photo ID and a working Webcam. A final grade of 74% is required to successfully pass the exam and be certified.


Tuition: $75.00

Delivery: Online

SCOT (Saskatchewan Construction Orientation Training)

The Safety Construction Orientation Training (SCOT) program is an interactive, online-training course composed of 13 modules, each focused on a different fundamental aspect of worksite safety.

 

SCOT is convenient, easy-to-use, easy-to-understand, and is interactive and accessible as the program is available on the web.

 

 


This is a web-based course that can be completed at your convenience at one of our campuses. Basic computer skills are recommended.

 

Please contact the Business Development Coordinator to book an appointment:

 

  • Email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $65.00

Delivery: Online

Surface Blasting Exam Prep

Whether working in your yardsite, farm, or rural municipality, this training will help you learn to use explosives safely and confidently. Working with explosives requires a skill set that includes accuracy, theoretical knowledge and keen attention to safety. The blasting course focuses on these skills while providing students with plenty of hands-on experience.

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Describe explosives and how to assemble them;
  • Describe regulations governing the use of explosives;
  • Describe requirements for storing explosives;
  • Describe procedures for explosive deployment;
  • Describe recording procedures;
  • Describe procedures for disposing of explosives.

** Class may end earlier on the Sunday depending on the weather and ability to complete the necessary learning objectives.

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS: Students must present a criminal record check on the first day of class. As well - you will be required to wear personal protective equipment including: steel-toed boots, hard hat and safety glasses.

Minimum age is 18 years old.

Provincial Exam Not Included


Tuition: $850.00

Dates: 26 November 2021 to 28 November 2021 - 7am to 5pm
Location: Tisdale
Delivery: Face to Face

TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods)

This complete course is designed for supervisors, managers, drivers, handlers and shippers who need to understand TDG regulations. The course fulfills general training estrablished by Transport Canada and teaches the trainee how to be in compliance with regulations and consequently avoid fines for non-compliance.


This is a web-based course that can be completed at your convenience at one of our campuses. Basic computer skills are recommended.

 

Please contact the Business Development Coordinator to book an appointment:

 

  • Email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $50.00

Delivery: Online

WHMIS

This WHMIS course is an effective and interactive way to keep you and your employees up-to-date with WHMIS training requirements. This course meets the needs of both first time and refresher training. A training certificate is issued and emailed to the Account Supervisor upon completion.

 

The course covers:

 

  •      WHMIS Introduction & Regulations
  •      WHMIS Roles & Responsibilities
  •      WHMIS Symbols
  •      WHMIS Labels
  •      Controlled Products
  •      MSDS Forms
  •      Interactive exercises, tests & certificate

This is a web-based course that can be completed at your convenience at one of our campuses.  Please apply online or contact the Business Development Coordinator to book your timeslot for the course.

 

  • Email or phone 306.862.9849

Tuition: $50.00

Delivery: Online
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