Provider: BuildForce, Online
Offered to: Contactors and anyone involved in procurement and contracting within a construction company.
Credits: 1 Gold Seal Credit
Description: Understand what you can do to keep yourself, your co-workers, and the environment you work in safe every day.
-Know your rights and responsibilities on any work site, and those of your co-workers and your employer.
-Learn the necessary communications to ensure the work gets done properly and safely.
-Recognize the measures you need to take off the job site to make sure you’re ready for work on the job site.
-Identify the personal protective equipment you’ll use on the job site and how to use it effectively.
-Know the precautions to take when working with workplace chemicals, including understanding the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and safety data sheets.
-Understand the importance of protecting the environment around your work site, and how to make that happen.
-Recognize the different types of hazards you may encounter on a job site, and how to assess and control them.
-Identify the tools, equipment, and vehicles you’ll use on site, and how to use them safely.
-Know precautions to take when working at heights, excavating and trenching, and working near power lines.
-Understand how regulations differ across Canada and across industries, and the importance of understanding processes and procedures at your own site.
-Recognize hazards that may be present in confined spaces, and how to ensure you work safely under those conditions.
This course uses interactive elements, scenarios, videos, and quizzes to reinforce learning.