SAFETY TRAINING

EOCP Certified and On-Site safety training available

HOISTING AND RIGGING SAFETY TRAINING

THIS SAFETY TRAINING COURSE IS EOCP REGISTERED FOR EDUCATION CREDITS:

(ENVIRONMENTAL OPERATORS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM)

This training is designed for workers who may prepare loads to be hoisted with cranes and other lifting devices.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the physical properties of objects in motion based on Newton’s laws of physics
  • Describe stress loads created by motion, centrifugal force, resistance, gravity shock loading,
  • angular loading, pendulum force and distance from support center
  • Understand factors that reduce lifting capacity both for machinery and rigging equipment
  • Determine load weights based on properties of the load
  • Describe different articles of rigging equipment and hardware and how to properly inspect
  • them
  • Describe different rigging configurations
  • Understand sling angles and their effect on capacity
  • Understand how a Rigger’s Pocket Guide is consulted
  • Hand signal Communication consistent with WorkSafe BC Regulations

Worker competency is evaluated through written examinations and hands-on rigging equipment inspections.

Participants will receive a copy of the Rigger’s Pocket Guide and their certification is valid for 2 years. Students are required to bring their own calculators.

Class time 8 hours.

CONFINED SPACE SAFETY TRAINING – Entrant and Attendant

THIS SAFETY TRAINING COURSE IS EOCP REGISTERED FOR EDUCATION CREDITS:

(ENVIRONMENTAL OPERATORS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM)

This training is designed for workers who may enter high risk confined spaces, be required to be attendants, or to prepare a confined space for entry.

Upon completion of this training, the participants will be able to:

  • Determine the hazards and characteristics of a confined space to predict with certainty whether that space is dangerous; therefore is subject to the provisions of the confined space regulations.
  • Define a confined space as per Worksafe BC regulations.
  • Create a plan to eliminate or control all identified hazards.
  • Identify and assess all potential hazards that exist at the beginning of work and those that might develop because of the work activities.
  • Recognize signs, symptoms and behavioural effects that workers could experience within the confined space.
  • Establish an entry permit system and its components.
  • Understand the task emergency plan and the emergency response system
  • Don and competently use all equipment such as harnesses and air quality monitors that will be used while in the confined space as well as personal protective equipment including respirators that will be used while in the confined space.

Class time 4 hours

FALL PROTECTION SAFETY TRAINING

This safety training course is designed for workers who are required to don a harness as a component of their personal protective equipment systems as a result of working at heights and/or in other high risk areas that may require emergency rescue.

Upon completion of this training, workers will understand:

  • Recognize work areas that will require the use of a harness based on WorksafeBC requirements. Requirements of the Mines Act are also covered.
  • Use a hierarchal system to mitigate the fall hazard to acceptable levels
  • The three systems of fall protection
  • Guardrail requirements
  • Components of a personal fall arrest system
  • Identify acceptable anchorage connection points and the legislative requirements
  • Written fall protection plan requirements
  • Basics of gravity and its effect on falling objects
  • Fall distances
  • Equipment inspection

Practical forms of evaluation are:

  • Completion of a fall distance calculation
  • Equipment inspections
  • Donning a harness correctly
  • Multiple choice quiz based on course material

Course time 4 hours

AERIAL PLATFORM OPERATOR CERTIFICATE

WE PROVIDE A CERTIFIED TRAINER TO COME TO YOUR SITE. WE DO NOT SUPPLY EQUIPMENT.

This safety training is designed for individuals who may operate aerial work platforms including boom-operated lifts and scissor lifts.

Upon completion of training, operators will be able to:  

  • Generally describe the equipment and its safety considerations  
  • Demonstrate an understanding of applicable regulations  
  • Understand fall protection requirements  
  • Describe roles and responsibilities for operators  
  • Competently conduct a worksite inspection  
  • Describe the most common hazards associated with operation  
  • Competently conduct a pre-operational inspection

Operators are required to demonstrate their skills and understanding of safe operating procedures based on a practical evaluation.

They are evaluated based on their:  

  • Ability to operate the equipment with regard for safe operating procedures learned in the classroom (based on manufacturer’s recommendations)
  • Pre-operational inspections

Fall protection training is a prerequisite for this course.

Course time including practical examination:  4 hours for re-certification, up to 8 hours for inexperienced operators.

FORKLIFT OPERATOR CERTIFICATE- CLASS I, IV, V

WE PROVIDE A CERTIFIED TRAINER TO COME TO YOUR SITE. WE DO NOT SUPPLY EQUIPMENT.

This safety training is designed for workers who may operate sit-down counterbalance machines for the following classes:

  1. Class I – electric motor rider trucks
  2. Class IV – internal combustion engine (solid/cushion tires)
  3. Class V – internal combustion engine (pneumatic tires)

Upon completion of training, participants will be able to:  

  • Define the type of forklift (lift truck) they operate and describe its capabilities and limitations.  
  • Describe the basic principles of forklift operation
  • Describe correct procedures for picking up, moving, and stacking loads
  • Describe stability characteristics of lift trucks
  • Describe the main components of the forklift with emphasis on the lifting/handling systems.  Describe the functions of the hand and foot operated controls
  • Conduct a pre-operational inspection in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations

Operators are required to demonstrate their skill and understanding of the safe operating techniques learned in the classroom. They will demonstrate their ability to:  

  • Operate the lift truck within safe limits
  • Safely handle the lift truck while travelling with and without a load
  • Exhibit proper loading and unloading techniques

Class time including practical evaluation  4 hours for recertification  Up to 8 hours for inexperienced operators.

SKID STEER OPERATOR CERTIFICATE

WE PROVIDE A CERTIFIED TRAINER TO COME TO YOUR SITE. WE DO NOT SUPPLY EQUIPMENT.

This safety training is designed for workers who may operate skid steer loaders.

Upon completion of training, the operator will be able to:  

  • Describe the features of a skid steer loader
  • Understand the general safe operating procedures of skid steers
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the applicable regulations
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of operators
  • Understand different attachments and their uses
  • Conduct competent workplace inspections
  • Conduct competent pre-operational machine inspections

Operators are required to demonstrate competency with skid steer loaders through a practical evaluation, including:  

  • Familiarization
  • Pre-operational inspections
  • Safe operating techniques for travelling, loading and unloading, and working with different attachments.

Course time including practical evaluation: 4 hours for re-certification, up to 8 hours for inexperienced operators.

ROUGH TERRAIN FORKLIFT OPERATOR CERTIFICATE- CLASS VII (Telehandler/Zoomboom)

WE PROVIDE A CERTIFIED TRAINER TO COME TO YOUR SITE. WE DO NOT SUPPLY EQUIPMENT.

This safety training is designed for workers who may operate class VII rough terrain forklifts (telehandlers/zoombooms)

  • Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:  
  • Describe the characteristics of a rough terrain, telescopic handler  
  • Describe visibility characteristics of equipment  
  • Determine load capacities  
  • Demonstrate an understanding of load chart usage
  • Utilize different steering options, controls and instrumentation  
  • Demonstrate an understanding of operating instructions  
  • Describe the dynamics of stability  
  • Describe general hazards associated with operation  
  • Demonstrate an understanding of applicable OH&S requirements

Operators are required to demonstrate their skill and understanding of safe operating techniques through a practical examination. Evaluation is based on:  

  • Operating the equipment within safe limits  
  • Safely handling the equipment while travelling with a load  
  • Exhibit proper loading and unloading techniques

Class time including practical evaluation:  4 hours for recertification  Up to 8 hours for inexperienced operators

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